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SLIS is hiring graduate assistants for the semester. We are hiring multiple Graduate Assistants who will serve in roles to support faculty research, support strategic initiatives and school operations, and support the schools teaching mission as either Graduate Research Assistants, Graduate Teaching Assistants, and Graduate Staff Assistants. The description of each position is below and is also detailed in the online application.
You must meet important requirements:
- Minimum GPA: Students must have at a least a 3.0 GPA. (If you are a new student, you may skip the GPA requirement.)
- Admission Status: Student must be admitted to the program unconditionally (or met the requirements to remove their conditional status).
- Enrolled full-time: Students are required to be registered for at least 9 credit hours.
Students may apply at http://jobs.nccu.edu/postings/8758.
Please attach a resume and a cover letter confirming you meet the general requirements for employment and stating which position you are interested in and why. Assistantships begin on September 1, 2017 and run through December 16, 2017. Graduate assistants are also required to assist with SLIS Graduation. Next year’s graduation for Fall 2017 semester will be held on Saturday, December 9, 2017 at 9 AM.
Position Duties and Descriptions:
- Graduate Teaching Assistants –
- Will assist with the development, delivery and maintenance of SLIS’ digital learning ecosystem and distance (online) education courses in various combination of roles in instructional design, online course technical support, content developers and instructor development and support.
- Graduate Research Assistants –
- (High priority) Assist with the grant proposal writing and development and the related research to prepare grants and seek funding opportunities.
- Support faculty research in various areas TBA based on faculty needs.
- Graduate SLIS Strategy and Operation Assistant –
- Assist with high priority activities to manage activities in the student lifecycle ranging from recruiting, on-boarding, enrollment, financial aid, service learning, graduation, alumni relations and fund raising through marketing and communications, IT strategy, database development, CRM management, data analysis, data curation, business process reengineering and records management.
- Will assist with the SLIS web site and social media platforms to develop strategies, develop content, web development, and maintenance.
If you have any further questions, please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
All new and returning students in degree and certification programs at the School of Library and Information Sciences are invited to attend Orientation on August 7. Come in person or online. There are three sessions to choose from:
- Monday August 7, 2017, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm, In-person, Shepard Library, Room #337
- Monday August 7, 2017, 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm, Online WebEx Event and In-Person, Shepard Library, Room #337
- Monday August 7, 2017, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm, Online WebEx Event
Use this link to register as soon as possible please:
For more information, please see the Letter From the Dean
The School of Library and Information Sciences announces the resignation of Dr. Ismail Abdullahi as the Interim Associate Dean effective June 1, 2017. We are grateful to Dr. Abdullahi for his assistance to develop with a team of faculty members three new joint programs that were approved earlier this month. The new programs include joint degrees in information science with the School of Law, School of Education’s Department of Educational Technology and Instructional Design and the Public Administration Department. Dr. Abdullahi will return to his faculty position and focus on global LIS education.
The SLIS offers huge congratulations to Professor Yoo-Lee on her appointment to the Editorial Board pf the Korean Biblia Society for Library and Information Science: https://kbiblia.jams.or.kr/co/main/jmMain.kci
- Provide technical expertise to partner-publishers on XML and metadata related issues.
- Serve as Project Euclid liaison to other Duke University Press teams, principally the Customer Relations team, and provide training on Euclid systems and services.
- Responsible for initial implementation of new publisher websites on Project Euclid; provide training for publishers on metadata preparation procedures and maintain relationships with them; monitor & ensure that metadata is correct; provide support for publisher production issues and assist in metadata preparation as needed.
- Provide oversight & training on publishers’ XML subscription access files.
- Manage & oversee content conversion and digitization projects; coordinate relationships with associated vendors.
- Analyze project needs in regard to metadata and digital content; develop appropriate user manuals, instructional brochures, and other documentation as needed.
- Liaise with IT systems experts and programmers at Duke University Press and Cornell University Library on hardware and software issues affecting accessibility of Euclid content.
- Research & recommend strategies for improving Euclid as a hosting platform; monitor trends in digital content development and scholarly communications.
- Create website content, write copy, and help resolve site errors; assess competitors’ sites and recommend improvements to Euclid’s website and platform.
- Manage Project Euclid’s social media presence; responsible for increasing Euclid visibility.
The Friends of the North Carolina Central University (NCCU) James E. Shepard Memorial Library will host an open house and dialogue on Sunday, Nov. 6, at 3:30 p.m. in the library on campus to discuss plans for digital library development.
Register Here: http://friendsofthelibrary11-06-2016.eventbrite.com