A reminder that this great opportunity for an NYC Wikipedian-In-Residence
is about to expire, though I think they might be a little more flexible
with the deadline as applications have been a bit slow to come in... so
please consider applying!

Thanks,
Richard


On Thu, May 2, 2013 at 1:50 PM, Pharos <pharosofalexand...@gmail.com> wrote:

> Please see below.
>
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Jefferson Bailey <jbai...@metro.org>
> Date: Wed, Apr 24, 2013 at 10:54 AM
> Subject: [OpenGLAM] Open Data Fellowship
> To: open-g...@lists.okfn.org
>
>
> Hi all,
>
> We're hosting an Open Data Fellowship for GLAMs in NYC. I look forward to
> making this happen and would love to talk to any folks on this list that
> have hosted something similar or are considering it.
>
> Cheers,
> Jefferson
>
> ---
>
> Open Data Fellowship
>
> Metropolitan New York Library Council (METRO), in partnership with the
> OpenGLAM initiative, Open Knowledge Foundation, and Wikimedia NYC, is now
> accepting applications for an Open Data Fellowship for Summer 2013. This
> paid, 8-week fellowship will serve two roles:
>
> •    Wikipedian-in-Residence for member institutions in the METRO
> consortium
> •    Facilitator for institutions interested in pursuing broader open data
> initiatives
>
> METRO is a non-profit consortium of over 250 libraries, archives, museums,
> cultural heritage institutions, and non-profits in New York City. The
> fellowship position will also collaborate with OpenGLAM, OKF, and Wikimedia
> NYC as part of their work.
>
> Position Details:
>
> Wikipedian-in-Residence role:
>
> •    Assist METRO membership in their understanding and use of Wikipedia
> •    Provide training and guidance on Wikipedia/Wikimedia use and
> WikiProjects
> •    Assist membership with releasing collection content into Wikimedia
> (or other) Commons
> •    Organize and host at least one Wikimedia-related special event or
> workshop
>
> Open Data role:
>
> •    Assist membership with open data initiatives, including tools,
> platforms, and licensing
> •    Develop guides and manuals for data export, management, public release
> •    Contribute to an emerging multi-institutional linked open data
> project as needed
>
> Fellow is expected to document their experience through METRO, OpenGLAM,
> GLAM-Wiki, or other community channels.
>
> Position Requirements:
>
> •    Must have experience creating or editing Wikipedia content,
> contributing to Wikimedia (or other) Commons, and/or using other open data
> platforms
> •    Student (graduate or undergrad) preferred, but any qualified
> candidates will be considered
> •    Experience working in GLAMs or other cultural heritage institutions
> is preferred
> •    Some experience in user training or creating instructional resources
> is preferred
> •    Must be a US citizen
>
> About the Position:
> •    Stipend: $5000 for a full-time, 8-week term working a 35-hour week
> •    Position Term: 8 weeks, start and end date flexible, but primarily
> during summer
> •    Located: At METRO (57 E. 11th St. NYC); some possible work at member
> organizations (within New York City’s five boroughs and Westchester county)
>
> How to Apply:
> Submit a cover letter (including your Wikipedia experience, username, and
> other skills you bring to the position) along with your resume and two
> references along with their contact information. Email the above in PDF
> format to i...@metro.org. Applications accepted through May 15, 2013.
> Questions may be directed to Jefferson Bailey, jbai...@metro.org.
>
> View the job listing at:
> http://metro.org/articles/open-data-fellowship-accepting-applications/
>
> --
> Jefferson Bailey
> Strategic Initiatives Manager
> Metropolitan New York Library Council (METRO) <http://metro.org/>
> 212.228.2320 x115
>
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