Position Title: Open Access Policy Assistant
Library Unit: Scholarly Communication
Contact Person: Sarah Hare
Email Address: email@example.com
Classification/Pay Rate: Library Assistant ($10.15)
Hours Per Week: 15-20
Evening/Weekends Required: No
Open to Students Only: Yes
Work Study Only: No
Position Description: Assist the Scholarly Communication department with processing faculty-authored articles subject to Indiana University Bloomington’s Open Access Policy. This position will focus on data entry, ensuring that records are accurate and complete. Specific duties include:
- Learning and using a Scholarly Communication Department application to enhance metadata for article records
- Communicating with faculty about making their work open access
- Collaborating with staff and other students to improve and edit existing documentation related to the Open Access Policy
- Performing basic assessment to better understand the impact of the Open Access Policy on the availability of IU faculty-authored work
NOTE: This position is a temporary position focused on a single, in-depth project. The position will conclude by the end of June 2019.
Qualifications: Required: Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail. Currently enrolled as an IU student with plans to take at least 2 (if a graduate student) or 3 (if an undergraduate student) credit hours in Summer 2019.
Preferred: Experience with managing projects and creating documentation. Some interest or working knowledge in scholarly communication issues, open access, and copyright preferred but not necessary.
Physical Requirements: Must be able to sit at a computer screen for long periods of time.
How to Apply: Complete an online application through the online application system. Please also submit a resume and brief cover letter outlining your interest in this position by email to Sarah Hare (firstname.lastname@example.org). Application review will begin immediately. Please apply by March 24 for first consideration.
Posting Begin Date: 03/12/2019
Posting End: 03/24/2019