Hiring a Scholarly Communication Assistant

We are looking for an additional part-time assistant to join our dynamic and expanding team in Wells Library. To apply, please send Scholarly Communication Librarian, Sarah Hare (scrissin at indiana dot edu), your resume and a cover letter outlining your interest in this position.

Details of the Position

Description: Assist the Scholarly Communication department with various projects, including editing and creating library website pages, designing instructional materials, writing blog posts, and assisting the department with other outreach efforts related to open scholarship, copyright, and digital publishing.

Other duties may include digitizing material, writing documentation for the department’s digital publishing program, and securing copyright permissions from authors and publishers in order to deposit materials in the IUScholarWorks institutional repository.

Qualifications: Required: Excellent organizational and communication skills, attention to detail, and the ability to work independently. Currently enrolled as an IU student. Preferred: Experience with managing projects, creating documentation, and designing instructional and marketing material. Some interest or working knowledge in scholarly communication issues, digital publishing, or instruction is desirable but not necessary.

Classification/Pay Rate: Library Assistant ($10.15)
Hours Per Week: 8-10;
Evening/Weekends Required: No;
Open to Students Only: Yes

Scholarly Communication internship

The IU Libraries Scholarly Communication dept. is looking for an Information and Library Science student to work with us during the Fall semester. This would be an ideal opportunity for someone who wants on-the-job experience using XML (and TEI) encoding for document markup and who is interested in Open Access and scholarly publishing. 

Please contact Richard Higgins (rshiggin@indiana.edu) if you would like to apply or have any questions about the position. The full posting can be seen at the ILS department’s internship placement website: http://www.soic.indiana.edu/career/students/find-job-internship/resources/ils-internship-placements.html#scholarly.

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The Scholarly Communication team manages the Libraries’ Open Access publishing program as well as IU’s institutional repository for research and data under the IUScholarWorks brand.