Federal Work Study
I am collaborating on an edited book that brings together different writings (interviews, letters, essays, etc.) from various modern artists on themes related to religion and spirituality. I am in need of a Research Assistant to request items through the library, transcribe or check transcriptions of text selections, and secure permissions to use text selections from the appropriate sources. Instructions and guidance regarding these tasks will be provided along the way.
Securing permissions for chosen text sections; transcribing text selections and double checking completed transcriptions; creating a “to do/work completed” project tracking chart; requesting books, chapters, and articles through the library website; researching and reading possible sources. Other duties as assigned.
General computer and research skills; attention to detail; able to work independently after given a task and meet deadlines. Prior editing experience a plus.
Negotiable: either December 20th or May 6th*
*Preference for someone interested in taking the position the whole year.