The Center for Digital Scholarship and Curation Graduate Assistant Positions 2016-2017

The CDSC is offering two full GAships (tuition and stipend) for 2017-18. If you are interested in digital scholarship, curation, data management, digital production, issues of access, ethics, and collaboration, consider applying for a Graduate Assistantship in the CDSC. We are an active team engaging with students, faculty and community members. The CDSC positions offer opportunities in the following:

  • Technical training in software such as Adobe Creative Suite, Camtasia, Audacity, Omeka, Scalar, Mukurtu CMS and mobile technologies.
  • Editing, transcription, and data management.
  • Production of workshop materials, educational resources, and digital course materials.
  • Facilitating, designing, and conducting graduate student and faculty focus groups.
  • Opportunities to lead class sessions, small groups, and interested parties in the use and application of the services of the CDSC.
  • Hands-on interpersonal communication and collaboration with Native American community members participating in community workshops held at the CDSC.

Applicants will be expected to:

  • Work at the CDSC 20 hours a week (between 8:30-4:30) and some evenings.
  • Manage CDSC email and social media accounts.
  • Interact with instructors, students, and visitors.
  • Set up Center space for classes, workshops, seminars, and public talks.
  • Be familiar with tools including: Microsoft Office, Google Drive, and Dropbox.
  • Demonstrate a willingness to learn new software and digital tools through one-on-one and self-directed training.
  • Be able to work as part of a team and independently.
  • Possess strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Be prompt, follow staff directions and work together with other faculty, staff, and Graduate Assistants.

To apply please submit a cover letter and CV via email to Dr. Kim Christen (kachristen@wsu.edu) and Trevor Bond (tjbond@wsu.edu) by February 21. For more information please email us at cdsc.info@wsu.edu or visit our website at www.libraries.wsu.edu/cdsc.