The Indiana University Libraries’ Digital Library Program invites applications for a graduate assistant (GA) position for the 2012-2013 academic year.
The IQ-Wall is a large-scale visualization screen available for use by IUB faculty and students. It is made up of 12 high-resolution monitors with a total of 12.5 million pixels. Uses of the IQ-Wall are limitless – from displays of detailed geo-spatial maps to interactions with complex visualizations; from community hack sessions to crowdsourcing manuscript transcriptions; and so on. The IQ-Wall is located in the Herman B Wells Library on the first floor of the East tower, and is a collaborative initiative supported by UITS and the IU Libraries.
The GA will assist librarians, faculty and staff to effectively use the IQ-Wall.
The IQ-Wall GA will:
• Participate in developing and delivering technology workshops and training related to the Wells Library IQ-Wall for librarians, faculty,
students, and other researchers
• Assists in planning program activities (i.e., informational series) around the IQ-Wall, targeting a wide-range of librarians, faculty, and
staff whose work or research would benefit from use of the IQ-Wall
• Coordinate outreach activities for the IQ-Wall including promotion of the Wells Library IQ-Wall across the IUB campus
• Create calendar of events, informational flyers and other promotional materials as needed
• Provide technical design and development support for selected projects utilizing the IQ-Wall
• Perform administrative duties such as: managing the use of the Wells Library IQ-Wall, from scheduling to registering new users,
creating and maintaining email lists, managing the IQ-Wall screensaver, ensuring new content is added periodically, and maintaining
online and print documentation for internal and external reference
• Currently enrolled in a graduate program at Indiana University Bloomington and eligible to work 20 hours per week
• Comfortable with learning new tools and technologies
• Experience in instructional program development or related outreach activities
• Excellent communication and collaboration skills
• Experience working with Windows operating system and applications Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience with applications of technology to research and educational practice
• Experience with digital image and text file formats
• Experience with web development, including HTML and CSS
• Experience working with XML, XSLT, and other XML-related technologies
• Ability to modify open source software to meet user needs
Position is available for the 2012-2013 academic year and includes a $1000 monthly stipend plus fee remission and mandatory student health insurance.
To apply, please send a cover letter and a resume to Michelle Dalmau no later than Friday, August 24. Applications will be reviewed as they are received.
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