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Part-time Temporary Employment for Graduate Students in IU Libraries

Scholarly Communication and Open Educational Resources

Data Services Assistant

  • Name of work area: Scholarly communication
  • Experience with: R or Python
  • Creating data visualization, statistical models, and or general quantitative research methods.
  • Duties:
    • Assist with deposits on our data repository: DataCORE (
    • Help with data and research consultations
    • Collaborate on research projects (academic papers and conference presentations)
    • Creating research guides and tutorials
    • Assist with creating and teaching workshops on data and research methods.
  • Applicable Library Settings: Academic
  • Transferable skills: research methods, consulting, project management
  • Send resume to Ethan Fridmanski
  • For more information about this department:

Spatial Data and GIS Assistant, 10-15 hours/week

  • Name of work area: Scholarly Communication / Government Information, Maps, & Microform Services
  • Experience with: Assist the Map and Spatial Data Librarian to provide reference and research services related to Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and spatial data. Attend research consultations, develop online resources and instructional materials, and assist with Cartoshop mapping workshops.
  • Applicable library settings: Academic
  • Transferable skills: Requires knowledge of GIS and provides an opportunity to expand those skills
  • Additional occasional work: Potential to co-teach instruction sessions and workshops, exhibit creation
  • Send resume to:  Theresa Quill,
  • Not hiring for Fall 2023
  • For more information about this library/department:,

Land, Wealth, Liberation Student Assistant, 10-15 hours/week

  • Name of work area: Scholarly Communication
  • Experience with: Assist the Research Impact & Open Scholarship Librarian with continuing to develop the Land, Wealth, Liberation Digital Resource and provide faculty support in using and adding to the resource
  • Applicable library settings: Academic 
  • Transferable skills:  Experience with content management systems, knowledge of web archiving, experience with citation management systems, experience with podcasting software, experience with digital pedagogy, experience with open pedagogy 
  • Additional occasional work:  Potential to work closely with Institute of Digital Arts & Humanities, Potential to support faculty member in class sessions, exhibit creation
  • Send resume to: Willa Tavernier
  • For more information about this library/department:, Land, Wealth, Liberation: The Making & Unmaking of Black Wealth in the United States · IU Libraries Digital Exhibition

Open Access Policy Assistant, 10-15 hours/week

  • Name of work area: Scholarly Communication
    • Assist the Scholarly Communication department with processing research output for IU Bloomington faculty including faculty-authored articles subject to Indiana University Bloomington's Open Access Policy.
    • Perform significant data entry, data analysis projects, and provide input in product development to meet the needs of the Scholarly Communication Department's core constituencies.
    • Learn and use a Scholarly Communication Department application to enhance metadata for article records.
    • Learn and use data analysis methodology to report on faculty research output.
    • Collaborate with staff and other students to improve and edit existing documentation related to the Open Access Policy and research impact procedures.
    • Assist the Research Impact and Open Scholarship librarian in data retrieval, organization and visualization for faculty research impact reports
  • Applicable Library Settings: Academic 
  • Transferable Skills: Knowledge of data retrieval, organization, and visualization, use of APIs
  • Send resume to Willa Tavernier
  • For more information about this library/department:, Home - Scholarly Visibility & Impact - Library Research Guides at Indiana University

Course Materials Fellowship Assistant

  • Name of work area: Scholarly Communication
  • Experience with: open education, scholarly communication, instruction, assessment, program development/ administration
  • Applicable library settings: mostly academic
  • Transferable skills: writing, editing, instruction, outreach, some technical skills (Pressbooks), project management, grant work as appropriate
  • Additional occasional work: could be opportunities to co-publish/ present, develop their own workshop, etc.
  • Send resume to:
  • Number of positions open Fall of 2022: 0, usually 1
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