iSchool Job & Internship Board

The latest internships/job opportunities for iSchool students and alumni are listed below.

Students who are interested in an opportunity should follow the employer's recommended application process.  If you're seeking an internship, you must contact your academic advisor first to make sure that an internship meets curricular requirements in order to count for academic credit. Not all internships qualify for academic credits.

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Jobs

Job: Informationist - Scranton or Danville, PA

Organization Name
Geisinger Health Sciences Libraries

Job title
Informationist

Part Time or Full Time
Full Time

Location of organization
Scranton or Danville PA

Position & Job Description
The informationist will be a member of the informationist team that aims to develop and deliver innovative services enabling clients to effectively identify and use information in their work processes. Each informationist focuses on a specific client community in the areas of education, clinical practice, or research. Other responsibilities include working with departments and project groups to meet specific information needs, participating in the libraries’ research service, and collaborating to develop user-focused collections.

Duties and Responsibilities of Job

  • Develops and delivers information products, tools, and services to optimize access to and use of information for research
  • Serves as an expert on issues of scholarly communications, including compliance with funder requirements for publishing and research data management, open access, copyright, and documenting the impact of research through publication or other metrics
  • Consults with researchers to develop information search strategies and to review information management tools and methods
  • Develops and provides specialized instruction through classes, group training sessions, and online instruction to enable clients to be self-sufficient in finding and managing information.
  • Contributes content to the libraries’ websites and other media to assist clients with research, to promote use of library resources and services, and to inform clientele of other relevant information

   

Required Job Application Skills

  • Master's Degree in Related Field -Required
  •    One year of experience working with research teams and participating in or advising on the publication of research findings -Required

Preferred Job Application Skills

  • PhD in a biomedical, information sciences, or related field or Master's Degree in Library Science -Preferred
  • One year of experience working in an academic or health sciences library-Preferred

How To Apply (link and instructions)
To view the complete posting and submit an application, visit our website and search for Job ID 66411. Please submit one file that contains both your CV and a cover letter. Applications received by September 30, 2020, will be given priority consideration.

Date that Application Closes
Applications received by September 30, 2020, will be given priority consideration.

 

Job: Reference/Government Documents Librarian - Crestview Hills, KY

Organization Name
Thomas More University

Job title
Reference/Government Documents Librarian

Part Time or Full Time
Full Time

Location of organization
Crestview Hills, KY

Position & Job Description
Requirements:
   
Education and Specialized and/or Technical Knowledge Requirements
   
An MLS from an ALA-accredited program; experience in reference, bibliographic instruction and database searching; and a working knowledge of basic Microsoft Office software applications, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.   
   
Ideal entry level position.

Duties:
   
Principal Duties & Responsibilities
   
Renders reference and research assistance, using both print and electronic resources. Collaborates with the Library Director in the development and maintenance of the Reference collection. Checks in and processes all depository acquisitions. Organizes and maintains the Government Documents collection. Serves as the primary campus resource for bibliographic instruction and in developing web-based guides using LibGuides to assist patrons in the use of Library resources. Maintains links and other content on the Library’s web site. Staffs the circulation desk and performs circulation functions, as needed. Prepares and submits reports to the Library Director on the activities of the Reference and Government Documents Departments. Performs other duties, as assigned by the Library Director.   
   
The reference librarian is also expected to provide virtual reference services to members of the Thomas More community through formats such as a live chat service. In addition to the one-on-one instruction of in-person and virtual reference assistance, the individual will be expected to collaborate with faculty on providing instructional sessions about library use, navigating databases, and research methods in courses.
    
Ongoing other projects include selecting and ordering new items; supervising work study students, performing weeding of the Library collection and facilitating the Library’s acquisition of digital resources, analyzing statistics on library usage, supporting the institution in increasing the use of digital materials in the classroom by supporting faculty in creating OER texts, and building relationships with community members.
 

Duties and Responsibilities of Job

  • Reference
  • Instructional Literacy
  • Government Documents

Required Job Application Skills
Nice entry level opportunity for a new graduate interested in teaching information literacy while also learning about Government Documents and OER.

Preferred Job Application Skills
Teaching and Reference Experience.

Contact Person
Mike Wells, Library Director

How To Apply (link and instructions)
Contact Information:
   
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and reference list by email to hr@thomasmore.edu.

Date that Application Closes
11.01.2020

Potential Salary & Benefits
$35,000 to $40,000/yr

Job: Assistant Librarian - Painesville, OH

Organization Name
Lincoln Library Lake Erie College

Job title
Assistant Librarian

Part Time or Full Time
Full Time

Location of organization
Painesville, OH

Position & Job Description
The assistant librarian will provide a broad range of library services--including instruction, reference work, and circulation services--to a diverse community of users in support of the College's curriculum and the Library’s mission.

Duties and Responsibilities of Job

  • Provides general information services (i.e. printing, room reservation, reserves, etc.) at the front desk for students, faculty, and staff for a major portion of the workday.
  • Designs the plans for instructional sessions and teaches the sessions to acquaint students with library resources and search skills in order to support academic learning.
  • Communicates with faculty for scheduling and tailoring sessions to course needs.
  • Contributes to the design and implementation of library learning objectives and assessment initiatives.
  • Creates and updates online learning objects such as specialized research guides, multimedia tutorials, and libguides.
  • Understands and navigates the library’s resources and provides individual research assistance
  • Performs readers’ advisory for the campus community.
  • Generally promotes library services and effective use of resources. Manages the circulation desk and its implements.
  • Assists the director with student worker orientation, training, and supervision.
  • Participates in at least one professional development activity per semester in order to stay current on the trends in the field.
  • Participates in campus activities representing the library in coordination with the director.

Preferred Job Application Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in library and information science, education or a related discipline. While MLIS is preferred, candidates with other relevant work experiences will be considered.
  • Demonstrated experience in and strong commitment to information literacy instruction and demonstrated aptitude for face-to-face instruction, whether in a group or one-on-one setting.
  • Ability to provide individual research assistance and instruction.
  • Demonstrated expertise in database searching and information retrieval.
  • Familiarity with current trends and issues in information literacy training and critical thinking skills training.
  • Excellent oral, written, and listening skills.
  • Proficiency with common software like MS Office.
  • Ability to build strategic alliances both within and across disciplines, and within and outside of the College.
  • Familiarity with LibGuides, LMS systems, and/or similar products.
  • Experience with automated library systems such as Innovative Interfaces’ Sierra.
  • Ability to adapt to and master new software, emerging technology, and changing library needs.
  • Experience in an academic library and interest in many facets of its workings.
  • Possesses a service mentality that is deeply rooted in core ethics of librarianship and will serve to the highest standards of the industry.
  • Must be willing to learn on the job and pursue professional development activities in order to keep up with the current developments of the field and to offer the best possible support and services to the students of the College.

How To Apply (link and instructions)
Qualified candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume and three professional references to: humanresources@lec.edu (preferred method for applications) or Assistant Librarian Search, Lake Erie College, 391 W. Washington St., LEC Box 358, Painesville, OH 44077. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Subject to a criminal background check prior to employment. Learn more about Lake Erie College at our website. EOE

 

Job: Technical Services Librarian - Alliance, OH

Organization Name
University of Mount Union

Job title
Technical Services Librarian

Part Time or Full Time
Full Time

Location of organization
Alliance, OH

Position & Job Description
The University of Mount Union is seeking a collaborative and service-oriented full-time Technical Services Librarian. This position manages the technical services department which is responsible for cataloging and providing access to library materials in all formats and maintains Sierra, the library’s ILS. The Technical Services Librarian will play an active role in cultivating an environment of diversity and inclusion, especially for the university’s first generation, marginalized, and underrepresented students.

Duties and Responsibilities of Job

  • Catalogs and classifies print and online information resources as well as objects and equipment; analyzes and interprets resource data and applies appropriate bibliographic metadata standards and formats
  • Supervises and manages student employees, as necessary, to enhance their academic and professional development
  • Maintains quality assurance of all records in the library catalog and establishes or updates department policies by keeping abreast of current cataloging and OPAL/OhioLINK practices.
  • Manages and interprets copyright compliance issues associated with the copying and distributing of library-owned or licensed information resources
  • Monitors and analyzes resource sharing data to support library strategic planning and collection development
  • Develops and implements policies and procedures, and oversees mediated lending of library collections and information resources
  • Manages requests from faculty and other library users and obtains requested research and information resources
  • Manages the organization, processing and storage of library and university archive collections.
  • Supports the library’s reference services with scheduled desk hours. Provides research help services via the library’s LibAnswers and LibGuides platforms.
  • Maintains collection integrity with weeding protocols and inventory assessments.
  • Serves as a liaison to academic departments by supporting collection development, instruction in information literacy, and maintaining faculty contacts.
  • Participates in professional, library, and university service and engagement activities as appropriate.
  • Reports to the Director of Libraries

Required Job Application Skills

  • MLS/MLIS from an ALA-accredited library school required
  • Experience with cataloging, technical services, and collection development and management required.
  • Experience with an integrated library system
  • Comprehensive knowledge of integrated library system software and bibliographic supports systems.
  • Must be able to produce required reports, printouts, data as needed.
  • Ability to interpret information and make decisions in accordance with standards and best practices in bibliographic services.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of OCLC cataloging protocols, Anglo-American Cataloging Rules (2nd edition), USMarc, Dewey Decimal Classification, Library of Congress subject headings, authority control standards, and familiarity with Resource Description and Access (RDA).

How To Apply (link and instructions)
Apply for the position at our website.

 

Internships

Internship: Eastern Gateway Community College - Steubenville and Youngstown, OH

Organization Name
Eastern Gateway Community College

Job/Internship Name
Reference and Instruction Internship

Internship description (type of work/possible projects).
The Reference and Instruction intern will work remotely with EGCC Library and Information Commons’ staff to provide virtual reference and instructional services to our students and staff. The goal of this internship is to provide the intern with hands-on experience in a fast paced Community College Library that serves over 30,000 students and faculty.
   
An Intern will:

  • Provide virtual reference and instructional assistance to library patrons by means of email, chat, video chat or phone.
  • Assist in the creation of online research and topic guides related to our offered programs of study.
  • Participate in the creation of new web based tutorials and the updating of existing tutorials.
  • Create at least one on-demand instructional video for use by our students and faculty.
  • And other reference and instruction projects and duties as assigned.

Required skills, competencies and knowledge of student.

  • Demonstrated effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Be comfortable in a remote work environment.
  • Prior coursework in reference services.
  • Working knowledge of OhioLINK and a strong comfort level with instructional technology.
  • Possess a strong public service orientation and be able to work effectively and courteously with a diverse population of students, staff and the public.

   

Projected schedule (number of hours a week) or if necessary the range of dates intern is needed
This internship is available for the Spring Semester. Our Library Hours are Monday-Thursday 8 a.m -10 p.m., Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. and Saturday 9a.m.- 2 p.m. While afternoon and evening hours are preferred, the Library will work with the intern to create a schedule that is mutually beneficial to both parties. Depending on the Library and Information Commons’ staffing and service levels during the Spring, on-campus onboarding may be possible at either our Steubenville or Youngstown campus.

How to apply (including contact person/institution supervisor. Do they need a resume etc.)
Send a copy of your resume/CV and a brief statement of interest to:
Brian Richards, Library and Resource Director
Eastern Gateway Community College
brichards@egcc.edu

Deadline for application
Open

Location of organization
Steubenville and Youngstown Ohio

Link to organization website/job application
To learn more about Eastern Gateway Community College, visit our website.

Paid or Unpaid?
Unpaid

Internship: Town Hall Collections - Zoar, OH

Organization Name
Historic Zoar Village

Job/Internship Name
Town Hall Collections

Internship description
The Town Hall Museum holds a large collection of items that are in need of cataloging, assessing, and given proper collections care. We are looking into purchasing Proficio and moving our collections data to the new software. We are also going to catalog the Town Hall in its entirety so that the staff, other than our volunteer curator know what is in the collection. We are also working on cataloging and rehousing our more modern (1970s to present) photographic collection with the hope of eventually getting the collection on Ohio Memory. We are starting STEPS and as with most organizations, collections will be our most challenging portion. If you have any students looking for any archival, collections, or any other history or STEPS related internships, please keep us in mind.

Preferred skills, competencies and knowledge of student.
We are looking for interns with a high level of organizational skills. We are also looking for interns who can assist our volunteers and help them understand the process of proper care of collections.

Projected schedule 
At least 8 hours per week.

How to apply
Please send a resume and cover letter to Tammi Shrum at tshrum@historiczoarvillage.com

Deadline for application
Ongoing

Location of organization
Zoar, Ohio

Link to organization website/job application
Link can be found here.

Paid or Unpaid?
Unpaid.

Internship: Archives Intern - Cleveland, OH

Organization Name
Western Reserve Historical Society

Job/Internship Name
Archives Intern

Internship description (type of work/possible projects).
Archives interns will work under the supervision of a WRHS archivist to process materials in the institution’s collections. Interns will partake in review and selection, arrangement and description, and full processing of the textual, photographic, and multimedia materials in the collections. The goal of this internship is to provide the intern with career relevant, hands-on experience with archival and manuscript materials.
Interns will be expected to:

  • Research and compile collection relevant information for the finding aid
  • Create a processing plan for the collection including a proposed system of arrangement
  • Arrange, describe, and rehouse the collection in accordance with professional standards, internal policies, and their approved processing plan
  • Create a finding aid that will be made available via OhioLink and the WRHS library catalog upon completion
  • Participate in other archival activities as needed, including reference, digitization, and outreach

Learning Objectives for Interns…Interns will:

  • Fully process a collection, including a digitally published finding aid, under the guidance of the internship supervisor
  • Gain hands-on experience with processing best practices and implementation of professional standards
  • Practice techniques and theory learned from course work in a real-world work environment
  • Develop skills and knowledge to help enhance their classroom experiences and increase future career prospects
  • Gain an overview of the operations of a special collections and archives department

Preferred skills, competencies and knowledge of student. 
Completion of LIS 60652 Foundations of Recordkeeping In Society is preferred. Good computer skills. Strong communication and organization skills.

How to apply (including contact person/institution supervisor. Do they need a resume etc.)
Send a copy of your resume/CV and a brief statement of interest to:
Margaret Roulett, Archives & Special Collections Manager
Cleveland History Center,
mroulett@wrhs.org or (216)721-5722 x1519.

Location of organization
Cleveland, OH

Link to organization website/job application
Link here.

Paid or Unpaid?
Unpaid

Internship: Digitization - Cleveland, OH

Organization Name
Western Reserve Historical Society

Job/Internship Name
Digitization Internship

Internship description 
Digitization interns will work under the supervision of a WRHS archivist to digitize materials in the institution’s collections. Interns will partake in review and selection, digitization, creation of metadata, and uploading of both the images and metadata to the WRHS digital portal. The goal of this internship is to provide the intern with career relevant, hands-on experience with digitizing archival and manuscript materials.
Interns will be expected to:

  1. Research and choose a collection to digitize in full that can be completed by the end of the internship
  2. Study how different types of materials are digitized and digitally stored at WRHS
  3. Digitize a complete collection and capture the relevant metadata for the collection
  4. Upload the collection to the digital portal for public access
  5. Participate in digitization meetings and discussions about issues and the future of the field

Learning Objectives for Interns…Interns will:

  1. Create an online exhibit that will be featured in the digital portal and accessible to the general public via the internet
  2. Learn about metadata standards and practice implementing standards
  3. Practice how to properly handle archival and special collection materials when digitizing
  4. Learn how to problem solve when technology issues arise
  5. Gain an understanding of how the general public interacts with the digital humanities

Preferred skills, competencies and knowledge of student. 
Completion of one or more of the following electives: LIS 60651 Digital Image Processing and Collection Management; LIS 60652 Foundations of Recordkeeping in Society; or LIS 60637 Metadata Architecture and Implementation is preferred. Good computer skills. Strong communication and organization skills.

How to apply
Send a copy of your resume/CV and a brief statement of interest to:
Margaret Roulett, Archives & Special Collections Manager
Cleveland History Center,
mroulett@wrhs.org or (216)721-5722 x1519.

Location of organization
Cleveland OH

Link to organization website/job application
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Paid or Unpaid?
Unpaid

Internship: Cataloging - Cleveland, OH

Organization Name
Western Reserve Historical Society

Job/Internship Name
Cataloging Intern

Internship description 
Cataloging interns will work under the supervision of the WRHS cataloger to process and catalog materials in the institution’s collections. Interns will partake in review and selection, integration, and deaccession of the published, unpublished, and multimedia materials in the collections. The goal of this internship is to provide the intern with career relevant, hands-on experience with special collection materials.
Interns will be expected to:

  1. Catalog print materials (books, magazines, and pamphlets) in WRHS library collection including retrospective cataloging of existing collections and new acquisitions
  2. Assign call numbers following WHRS Library classification guidelines
  3. Use CuadraSTAR Knowledge Center for Libraries ILS to create item records
  4. Use OCLC Connexion for bibliographic records (copy and original cataloging)
  5. Use Library of Congress Authorities to assign indexing terms to electronically accessible descriptive catalogs

Learning Objectives for Interns…Interns will:

  1. Gain understanding of cataloging processes
  2. Become familiar with cataloging standards
  3. Become proficient with assigning call numbers
  4. Learn how to effectively search and catalog using OCLC Connexion bibliographic utility
  5. Learn the importance of controlled vocabulary and its importance in collection portals

Preferred skills, competencies and knowledge of student. 
Completion of LIS 60602 Cataloging and Classification I is preferred. Good computer skills. Strong communication and organization skills.

How to apply
Send a copy of your resume/CV and a brief statement of interest to:
Margaret Roulett, Archives & Special Collections Manager
Cleveland History Center,
mroulett@wrhs.org or (216)721-5722 x1519.

Location of organization
Cleveland, OH

Link to organization website/job application
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Paid or Unpaid?
Unpaid

Internship: Library Exploration Internship - Blue Ash, Ohio

Organization Name

Greater Cincinnati Library Consortium aka Swon Libraries

 

Job/Internship Name

Library Exploration Internship

 

Internship description (type of work/possible projects).

SWON Libraries is a consortium of more than 45 libraries in Southwestern Ohio. Our members include public library systems (large and small), academic libraries, school libraries and special libraries. As the hub of this diverse membership, we provide ongoing education, coordinate the sharing of resources, work with our members in planning and presenting both programs and events, and promote a platform for social and career networking in the Southwest Ohio library community. A student intern at SWON will work with us in all these areas gaining a real life picture of library policies, issues, operations, and work life across all areas of librarianship. In addition to working in our office, we will design the internship based on the student's interests. If a student is interested in learning more about the different kinds of librarianship, we will set up visits and introduce them to practitioners in all types of libraries. On the other hand, If a student knows they were born to be a children's librarian, we can help them connect with children's librarians across our region providing an in depth look at that area of practice.

 

Preferred skills, competencies and knowledge of student.

No particular skills, just curiosity and a willingness to learn.

 

Projected schedule (number of hours a week) or if necessary the range of dates intern is needed

Our office is open Monday - Friday from 9:00 to 5:00 year round. Occasionally, when we are involved in programs, we work extended hours. Within this time frame an intern can create his/her own schedule, set a start and end date, and determine the number of hours worked each week.

 

How to apply (including contact person/institution supervisor. Do they need a resume etc.)

Contact Gayle Ecabert, Executive Director, at gayle@swonlibraries.org
Please include a short statement discussing why you are interested in working with us and a current resume.

 

Deadline for application

open

 

Location of organization

Blue Ash, Ohio (East side of Cincinnati)

 

Link to organization website/job application

View their website

 

Paid or Unpaid?

Unpaid

 

Internship: Digitizing Ohio Ballet Collection - Akron, OH

Organization Name

Akron-Summit County Public Library

Job/Internship Name

Digitizing Ohio Ballet Collection

Internship description (type of work/possible projects)

Student will spend internship hours scanning past performance materials and programs from the large and vast Ohio Ballet Collection in Special Collections at the Akron-Summit County Public Library. Student will also learn how to us CONTENTdm and upload Ohio Ballet materials corresponding metadata into our Summit Memory, website which is available at this LINK.
   
   

Preferred skills, competencies and knowledge of student

Familiarity with basics of scanning software and digital resolution when scanning items, interest in dance/performance and also local history writing, willingness to be instructed about metadata and subject authority control.

Projected schedule (number of hours a week) or if necessary the range of dates intern is needed

Hours flexible and negotiable to student's schedule and classes.

How to apply

Very general resume and cover letter stating why interested internship is preferred.

Contact: Mary Plazo, Special Collections Division Manager, Akron-Summit County Public Library

Email: mplazo@akronlibary.org

Phone: 330-643-9030

Deadline for application

No deadline

Location of organization

Akron-Summit County Public Library, 60 S. High St., Akron, OH 44326-0001

Link to organization website/job application

Apply Online

Paid or Unpaid?

Unpaid

If paid, at what rate?

Not paid

 

Internship: Collection Development & Management - Remote Work

Organization Name

Open Access Digital Theological Library

Job/Internship Name

Collection Development & Management Internship

Internship description

Student interns will learn how to curate Open Access content in an OCLC WorldShare environment. Upon completion of the internship, students will be to

  1. Locate university level Open Access content,
  2. Create collections in OCLC's knowledge base,
  3. Populate OCLC collections with appropriate Open Access content, and
  4. Troubleshoot collection and discoverability problems in the OCLC WMS environment.

Preferred skills, competencies and knowledge of student

Although the OADTL staff will train and supervise student interns, interns must

  1. be comfortable with working remotely via the web,
  2. have a high degree of attention to detail, and
  3. be highly coachable and trainable for new skill acquisition.

Although the OADTL curates content in religious studies (and related disciplines), no confessional commitments or orientation is required. All interns must be committed to the ALA's prohibitions against censureship in any form.

Projected schedule

  • Students will be trained over the web via live video meetings.
  • The dates and times for training are quite flexible.
  • After the initial training, students may work at any time which is convenient for the student.
  • Students never need to be physically present at the OADTL, although the student must participate in live, interactive training.

How to apply

Interested students should contact, Dr. Thomas E. Phillips, Ph.D., MLS, to make inquires.

director@digitaltheologicallibrary.org

Deadline for application

This is an ongoing opportunity. There is no deadline.

Location of organization

Upland, CA, but the internship is non-residential and can be completed from any location.

Link to organization website/job application

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Paid or Unpaid?

Unpaid
 

Internship: Research Assistant - Youngstown, OH

Organization Name

Mahoning County Law Library

Job/Internship Name

Research Assistant

Internship description (type of work/possible projects). In other words, how the student will spe...

The MCLL is seeking an intern to update and expand our legal research guides (https://proxy.qualtrics.com/proxy/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.mahoningcountyoh.gov%2F905%2FLibrary-Research-Guides&token=qHk3uLsv6g3sSdK1nbkXMzDcCJpk4Q%2BpfrJmB9O1qkw%3D). The legal research guides are intended to be a starting point for anyone who wishes to conduct legal research at the Mahoning County Law Library. It will be the responsibility of the intern to review the current guides for accuracy and currency, to add abstracts to the items listed, and to research to see if there are any additional sources which should be added. The intern may also divide the guide into two or more specific guides if warranted. The library is also looking to add new guides to cover additional legal research areas. The intern should plan on completing at least one guide during his or her internship.

Preferred skills, competencies and knowledge of student. (Internship site can recommend that cert...

Advanced understanding of legal research is required.

Projected schedule (number of hours a week) or if necessary the range of dates intern is needed –...

It is expected that the majority of the work will be done at the Mahoning County Law Library under the supervision of the director. The successful candidate will work 5-10 hours per week at the library between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. The library will accommodate students schedules and needs.

How to apply (including contact person/institution supervisor. Do they need a resume etc.)

Please send a cover letter and resume to smcgrew@mahoningcountyoh.gov.

Questions may be directed to Susan McGrew, Director of the Mahoning County Law Library. She can be reached at 330-740-2295 x. 7782 or smcgrew@mahoningcountyoh.gov.

Deadline for application

Open

Location of organization

Mahoning County Common Pleas Courthouse, 120 Market St., 4th Floor, Youngstown, OH 44503

Link to organization website/job application

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Paid or Unpaid?

Unpaid

If paid, at what rate?

Not paid

Internship: Academic Librarianship - Delaware, OH

Organization Name
Methodist Theological School in Ohio

Job/Internship Name
Internship in Academic Librarianship

Internship description (type of work/possible projects).
Responsibilities

  • Provides research support through supervised research consultations with students.
  • Creates online subject guide in at least one subject area, such as Biblical Studies, Theological Studies, Chaplaincy, Spirituality, Inter-religious Contexts, Church History, and Research Methods in Theology and Religion.
  • Curates the creation of at least one online video library on a social justice topic, such as Ecology and Justice/Ecotheology, Immigration, Religion, Gender studies, and Sexuality, Disability and Religion, Feminist studies and theology, and Labor and justice.
  • Creates or revises web-based library tutorials
  • Online Outreach Activity: Plan and lead one 30-minute virtual event, such as a virtual workshop on citation management tools, a Virtual Lunch & Learn event, or a virtual workshop on research techniques using Zoom.
  • Other special projects and duties as assigned

Preferred skills, competencies and knowledge of student.
EXPERIENCE: Required: Good communication and presentation skills; flexibility; demonstrated ability to take initiative and work in a team environment; willingness to speak to diverse groups; desire and interest to work with graduate students, faculty, and library staff; and a strong public service orientation. Preferred: Preference for students who have completed at least one semester of coursework and are comfortable with database searching (i.e., controlled vocabularies and Boolean operators) with interest in or prior experience with teaching.

Projected schedule (number of hours a week) or if necessary the range of dates intern is needed.
HOURS: This internship is a temporary, part-time position available for up to 15 hours per week in the fall semester 2020 or spring semester 2021. Due to the limited in-person services offered during the Covid-19 pandemic, this internship will be online in the fall 2020 semester. Depending on the Libraries service and staffing models for the spring semester 2021, there is the potential for the internship to be online or a combination of online and in-building hours. Changes to the format for the internship would be agreed upon by the intern and supervisor with a focus on health and safety. Interns are expected to set and maintain a consistent schedule.

How to apply
To apply: please submit a cover letter indicating your areas of interest, and a resume to: Elonda Clay, Director of the Library, eclay@mtso.edu.

Deadline for application
August 31, 2020

Location of organization
Delaware, Ohio

Link to organization website/job application
To learn more about our library, please visit our site.

Paid or Unpaid?
Unpaid