IU Art Museum EDITORIAL ASSISTANTSHIP (12 March)

EDITORIAL ASSISTANTSHIP

Duties: Assist the museum’s associate director for editorial services in a variety of tasks including proofreading, formatting, and copy editing of a wide range of museum publications. Assignments may include some writing as well.

Qualifications: Must be a full-time graduate student (minimum 8 credit hours per semester) enrolled at Indiana University for the 2013–14 academic year. At least one year of graduate-level work (two years preferred) in an appropriate field (art history, English, SLIS, arts administration, etc.) and thorough fluency in Microsoft Word, Access, and Excel required; previous editing experience, familiarity with database applications, and familiarity with desk-top publishing are highly desirable.

Compensation: This graduate assistantship includes a stipend, a fee remission, and enrollment in IU’s student appointee medical and dental plans.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

Send, via email attachments, a resume and cover letter to Diane Pelrine, Associate Director for Curatorial Services, Indiana University Art Museum, at dpelrine@indiana.edu. The cover letter should include:

–position(s) for which you are applying (if applying for more than one, please rank your

preferences)

–why you want to work at the museum

–your major area(s) of study (undergraduate and graduate)

–other potential support (If you are applying elsewhere, please indicate

where you would prefer to receive funding.)

–previous Indiana University graduate student support received, including

years of support

Previous applicants are welcome to re-apply. All appointments are subject to budget confirmation.  ALL POTENTIAL CANDIDATES ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY FOR GRADUATE WORK STUDY AT THE OFFICE OF STUDENT FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE.

Deadline for applications: Tuesday, March 12, 2013

For more information, contact Diane Pelrine, 855-1036 or dpelrine@indiana.edu.

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