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 > > _______________________________________________ > open-glam mailing list > open-g...@lists.okfn.org > http://lists.okfn.org/mailman/listinfo/open-glam > Unsubscribe: http://lists.okfn.org/mailman/options/open-glam >
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