Position: TraCS Knowledge Management Research Assistant, Health Sciences Library
Available: February 1, 2013
An exciting opportunity for an energetic and forward thinking student to gain real world experience in knowledge management. This position will be part of the User Services Department in the Health Sciences Library and report to the TraCS Knowledge Management Librarian. Position available February 1, 2013. 20 hours a week. Monthly stipend is $1256.67. Flexible schedule including some weekend, evening, and holiday hours. This position may be eligible for the graduate student health insurance and other benefits that may apply.
After orientation and training, the Research Assistant will:
- Help the TraCS Knowledge Management Librarian set up grant auto alerts for up to 300 researchers
- Connect publications of Health Affairs faculty accurately with their expertise profiles in REACH NC (reachnc.org)
- Gather, track and synthesize user feedback and observations for improvement of REACH NC
- Assist in creating and updating both web and print user guides and documentation
- Assist in the gathering and curation of data for the eagle-i resources sharing network (https://www.eagle-i.net/)
- Assist with the yearly collection and analysis of research output (grants and publications) of the NC TraCS Institute
- Currently enrolled graduate student
- Relevant degree preparation in a discipline such as library or information science, mass communications, journalism, public health or related field
- Experience or course work in one or more of these areas: searching electronic databases, publishing, web editing and applications, development of computer based instructional materials, reference, library services
- Demonstrated enthusiasm and aptitude for acquiring new skills and working effectively with users
- Demonstrated excellent time management, problem-solving, interpersonal, and communication skills
- Commitment to work at least five months
Please send cover letter, resume, and contact information for 3 references to Rachel Lerner, NC TraCS Knowledge Management Librarian.
For more information about the position, please contact:
Health Sciences Library
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