Data Entry Clerk sought for The HistoryMakers, an African American national nonprofit organization. The data entry clerk will be responsible for maintaining accurate files, keeping physical and digital files organized, and entering information into an Access Database. Data includes personal information and confidentiality is expected. This position may also include answering phones, making phone calls, and performing other duties as administered by the Executive Director.
Candidates must be comfortable using the Microsoft Office suite; type 65-80 wpm; and be able to commit 50 hours a week. They also must be able to meet ongoing deadlines, stay on task, and be ethical, hard-working and enjoy multi-tasking. Candidates should be detail-oriented and able to handle the processing of backlogged material and files.
Prior knowledge and work with Microsoft Access and FileMaker Pro are preferred.
The HistoryMakers is a growing and dynamic 501 (c)(3) not-for-profit organization dedicated to creating an unprecedented national video oral history archival institution recording the stories of both well known and unsung African American HistoryMakers. The goal is to record at least 5000 oral history interviews and to expose this material to the public through strategic media, technology, academic and community partnerships. In June 2014, the nation’s foremost repository—the Library of Congress—announced that it will serve as the permanentrepository of The HistoryMakers collection.
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The HistoryMakers is a national 501(c)(3) non profit educational institution founded in 1999, committed to preserving, developing and providing easy access to an internationally recognized, archival collection of thousands of African American video oral histories. The HistoryMakers is the single largest archival collection of its kind in the world designed to promote and celebrate the successes and to document movements, events and organizations that are important to the African American community and to American society.