Advanced Graduate Students in Librarianship/Information Studies
Date Opened: 4-23-2012
Closing Date: when filled
Southwestern University, located in Georgetown, Texas, has two Internships available for Advanced Graduate Students in Librarianship/Information Studies. The positions are funded with a grant from the Andrew Mellon Foundation. The interns will work closely with the Heads of Circulation, Periodicals, and Reference Services to assist in the development of library research materials for implementing a Writing in the Disciplines program at Southwestern University, and will provide general support to the librarians to allow for their focused attention to the project. This is a great opportunity to learn and contribute, and to gain experience in a liberal arts college library environment.
Terms: Position commences August 1, 2012 and runs for a period of 42 weeks, working 20 hours per week. Exact schedule negotiable, may include night hours. Renewal appointment a possibility. Pay: $15/hour.
Qualifications: Required: Strong technology skills; aptitude for and knowledge of library instruction and information literacy; excellent written and oral communication skills. Must have the ability to work both independently and collaboratively. Excellent undergraduate background in a liberal arts or sciences discipline. Completion of the core courses in the MSIS program at the School of Information at the University of Texas at Austin. Preferred: Work experience in an academic library. Knowledge of assessment tools. Experience with library public services desirable.
Southwestern University is a selective, undergraduate institution committed to a broad-based liberal arts, sciences, and fine arts education. Located in Georgetown, Texas, 28 miles north of Austin, Southwestern is affiliated with The United Methodist Church. Southwestern University is deeply committed to fostering a diverse educational environment and especially encourages applications from members of groups traditionally under-represented in academia. More information on the University is available at www.southwestern.edu. Information about the A. Frank Smith, Jr Library Center can be found at www.southwestern.edu/library.
Interested persons should send cover letter, resume (to include salary history and salary expectations), and the names, addresses and phone numbers of three professional references to: Southwestern University, Office of Human Resources, Librarianship/Information Studies Intern, Job #463, P.O. Box 770, Georgetown, TX, 78627-0770, or email: firstname.lastname@example.org, or FAX: 512-863-1880.
Review of resumes will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. All offers of employment are contingent on successful completion of the University’s Background Check Policy process. Southwestern University is an equal opportunity employer. EOE/M/F
Posted April 23, 2012.