Post Baccalaureate Fellowships!

May 9, 2018

Graduating seniors, look over here! 

Barnard College is pleased to announce a Post Baccalaureate Fellowship program, a learning and career development opportunity for graduating seniors. The Post Baccalaureate Fellowship is a one-year program (with the possibility of renewal) consisting of various placements that allow for the development of professional career skills, on-going technical and workplace learning and an opportunity to apply subject matter expertise to new technologies, digital scholarship, creative writing, etc.


Reporting to a faculty director, fellowships are full time paid appointments with health benefits. The fellowship will extend from June 1 through May 31st and include paid holiday and vacation days. Fellows will be paid a stipend of $45,000.00 per annum. 


Each fellow is a member of a cohort that participates in on-going professional development and learning from Beyond Barnard in collaboration with the Office of Human Resources. Applications for post baccalaureate fellowship must be made through https://careers.barnard.edu.

 

Post Baccalaureate Fellowship - Empirical Reasoning Center (ERC)

Responsibilities:

  1. Contribute to developing and delivering programming for the ERC, including stand-alone workshops and special events in collaboration with other campus units at Barnard (e.g., Beyond Barnard and Alumnae Relations) and Columbia (e.g. the Center for for Spatial Research)
  2. Provide data analysis and visualization support for courses across a wide range of disciplines and special projects, such as COOL grants and Barnard Teaches
  3. Provide one-on-one or small group consultations with faculty and students on data analysis, with programs such as (but not limited to): Excel, R, ArcGIS, QGIS, etc. 
  4. Develop training tutorials on how to use a wide range of programs such as (but not limited to): Excel, R, ArcGIS, QGIS, etc.
  5. Manage the ERC’s social media accounts including, but not limited to: Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, etc.
  6. Develop content and edit submissions for ERC digital publications featuring student work and student-contributed articles on empirical topics
  7. Coordinate services with Digital Commons staff

Post Baccalaureate Fellowship- Media Center, Milstein Center for Teaching & Learning

Responsibilities:

  1. Contribute to the day to day operations of the Media Center, including communication with IMATS, fulfilling instructional media services requests, staffing and coordinating shoots in the Media Studio.
  2. Participate in the development and implementation of workshops on production and post-production equipment and software.
  3. Assist with the development and implementation of workshops for faculty and students to support curriculum
  4. Participate in events and programming sponsored by the Media Center, such as film screenings or film festival partnerships
  5. Assist with research design and implementation of new media equipment and tools
  6. Consult and assist with equipment inventory, maintenance, and ordering
  7. Represent the Media Center in the cohort of Library Post-Bacs, supporting the collection and archiving of projects

Post Baccalaureate Fellowship- Design Center, Milstein Center for Teaching & Learning

Responsibilities:

  1. Support the operations of the Design Center; includes staffing and collaborating with Design Center team
  2. Assist with development and implementation of workshops on tools, safety, resources and best practices
  3. Participate in the development and implementation of workshops for faculty and students to support curriculum
  4. Develop expertise in fabrication and making; learn to implement and identify new technologies and assist with management of the Center toolset.
  5. Represent the Design Center in the Post-Baccalaureate cohort, support the collection and archiving of projects
  6. Support communication between maker services on campus and across the University.

Post Baccalaureate Fellow, Creative Writing

Responsibilities:

  1. Coordinate writing samples for course admissions and the Creative Writing concentration. Collect and distribute students writing samples to creative writing instructors for evaluation and selection. Communicate instructors’ decisions to students and department administrators.
  2. Act as a resource for students. Communicate appropriate course selections, appropriate writing samples and requirements.
  3. Correspond with prospective students about the Creative Writing Program and the Creative Writing concentration. Respond to inquiries and provide information regarding the program and the application process.
  4. Responsible for coordinating the hiring process for adjuncts and visiting faculty. Complete action forms; follow up with the Provost’s Office and HR, and assist new faculty with the onboarding process.
  5. Assist the Directors of Creative Writing and Barnard Women Poets in organizing the student writing contests and the Barnard Women Poets book prize. Communicate with students regarding submissions for the student writing prizes; collect, organize and distribute materials to judges; prepare forms necessary for prize disbursement; and work with the Dean of Studies office to announce award winners. Communicate with poets wishing to submit to the Barnard Women Poets Prize; collect and organize a database of submissions; verify eligibility of applicants; work on publicity and marketing of the contest.
  6. Assist Directors of the Creative Writing Program and Barnard Women Poets in organizing the readings done by faculty, students and outside speakers.
  7. Maintain alumnae relations by communicating about programming and responding to requests for information.
  8. Maintain and update the Creative Writing Program website and social media platforms.