Dear Wikimedians,

Please note that the deadline for this application for the post of Program
Director has been extended to April 30, 2015.

The change has been reflected on the CIS website.

Thank you

Rahmanuddin Shaik

Program Officer


On Tue, Mar 24, 2015 at 4:17 PM, Subhashish Panigrahi <> wrote:

>  Dear all,
> The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) is seeking applications for the
> post of Programme Director for its Access to Knowledge (A2K) Programme. The
> position will be based in its Bangalore office. The Programme Director will
> manage CIS’s Access to Knowledge programme (CIS-A2K) which is funded by the
> Wikimedia Foundation, to support the growth of Wikipedia and its sister
> projects and to advance access to free and open knowledge in India. The
> Programme Director will partner with the large Wikimedia community in India
> to focus on Indic and English languages and will manage a team of four
> staff members.
> Position summary:
> As a Programme Director your responsibility will be supporting the growth
> of Indic language Wikimedia communities and projects. You will be expected
> to design community collaborations and partnerships that recruit and
> cultivate new editors, tackle technical challenges and explore innovative
> approaches to building the projects, e.g. donations of state encyclopedias,
> education partnerships, galleries, libraries, archives, and museums (GLAM)
> institution partnerships. Your responsibility also includes supporting
> India-focused initiatives to improve the quality of India-relevant content
> on English Wikimedia projects such as, outreach activities, GLAM
> institutional partnerships, India-relevant thematic contribution campaigns,
> etc. You shall be responsible for generating and documenting lessons from
> programme activities in the Indian context and similar programmes in other
> countries. Providing ad-hoc support to the Wikipedia community on all
> aspects of Indian languages as may be deemed necessary, and supporting
> expanded access to free and open knowledge across India by developing
> technology-based solutions will be a priority for this position.
> Helping the Indian Wikimedia community share experiences and narrate its
> story to the wider Indian and global Wikimedia communities through
> conventional and social media, generating and documenting lessons from
> programme activities that can inform the work of Indian communities and
> similar programmes in other countries, managing the team and grant
> resources effectively, serving as a spokesperson for the CIS-A2K programme
> , and sustaining collaborative relationship with the Wikimedia India
> chapter (WMIN), and other free and open knowledge communities and movements
> in India such as free/open source software, Open Access, Open Data, Open
> Educational Resources, Indic-language computing, etc. are the other job
> responsibilities.
> For more details see this link [1]. To apply, please send your resume with
> a covering letter to Sunil Abraham ( or Pranesh
> Prakash ( with three references. The last date for
> the receipt of applications is April 15, 2015.
> 1.
> --
> Subhashish Panigrahi
> Access To Knowledge (CIS-A2K)
> Centre for Internet and Society
> / @subhap
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With thanks & regards
*Rahimanuddin Shaik*


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