Barnard Library Communications Graduate Fellow: Academic Year 2017-18
10 hours/week at $25/hour
Barnard Library and Academic Information Services (BLAIS) seeks a graduate student in library and information science or graphic design or someone with similar interests and skills to help direct the library's outreach efforts. Projects encompass promoting BLAIS events and services with print and web campaigns, designing and executing materials including buttons, newsletters, social media content, zines, and whatever else we come up with. The fellow will report to the library's Associate Director of Communications and will be aided by an undergraduate student communications assistant.
Preferred: enrollment in a graduate program in graphic design or library and information science Mastery of design software (e.g.. Adobe Creative Suite and/or open source alternatives) The ideal candidate will have a passion for libraries and social justice feminism and the ability to work independently. They will have solid writing skills, a sensitivity to the Barnard library's aesthetic and cultural identity, and a talent for translating text into visual images.
Send a cover letter, résumé, references, and samples of your design work in PDF format or a link to an online portfolio. In your cover letter, please describe your professional interests, why you are interested in working with BLAIS, and what you might like to accomplish during the fellowship. Address your cover letter to Jenna Freedman firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls, please. Applications will be considered as they are received.
Note: campus housing is not available.