Naval Postgraduate School
TYPE OF LIBRARY: Academic, Federal, Special
LOCATION: Monterey CALIFORNIA 93943
JOB TITLE: Library Student Interns (4 possible positions)
JOB DESCRIPTION: The Dudley Knox Library at the Naval Postgraduate School seeks interested students working on their Library and Information Science Master’s degree for several extended internship opportunities. Put your coursework “to work” while contributing to the graduate education of approximately 3,000 resident and distance learning student-officers and civilians from the US and allied nations. An internship at Dudley Knox Library is an opportunity to gain experience in a higher-education library while simultaneously exploring the wide array of library and information jobs available in US federal service.
The ideal candidates will apply basic principles learned through graduate coursework and/or practical experience in one or more of these areas:
• WEB SERVICES (including: usability; design; content; information architecture; mobile apps; project management)
• METADATA SERVICES (including: AACR2; Dublin Core; MARC; Library of Congress Subject Headings; spreadsheet, reporting, and scripting skills)
• E-RESOURCES SERVICES (including: licensing; trouble-shooting; statistical and usage analysis; visual display of complex data; spreadsheet, database, and scripting skills)
• DIGITAL and ARCHIVAL SERVICES (including: retrospective conversion from analog to digital of print and audio visual materials; project management; spreadsheet, database, and scripting skills)
Candidate(s) must be: US citizen(s) and currently enrolled in university taking a minimum of 6 hours of graduate credit. The Naval Postgraduate School is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer.
WORK TO BE DONE: On Site in Monterey, California.
QUALIFICATIONS: Currently enrolled student with professional knowledge, expertise and coursework leading to a Masters’ Degree in Library and Information Science and related disciplines. Must have excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills; good project management skills, be proactive, and avoid difficulties by planning ahead; and a willingness to try new things!
TYPICAL WORK HOURS: Monday – Friday 7:00am – 5:00pm
SALARY RANGE: $17.76 – $22.00 / hour
REVIEW OF APPLICATIONS BEGINS: 9 July 2012
APPLICATION PROCESS: Applicants should send a cover letter expressing interest in the appropriate internship and describing their professional knowledge, and expertise as it relates to performing the duties reflected above. If selected, candidates will undergo a background check and must provide the following documentation of student status — sealed transcript and proof of enrollment.
Please send a cover letter describing your interest, experience to date and career objectives along with a resume or CV to:
Eleanor S. Uhlinger, University Librarian
Dudley Knox Library
Naval Postgraduate School
411 Dyer Road
Monterey CA 93943
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) is an accredited graduate university offering Masters’ and PhDs in: engineering and the applied sciences; business and public policy; information sciences and operations research; and national security affairs and area studies. Mission: NPS provides high-quality, relevant and unique advanced education and research programs that increase the combat effectiveness of the Naval Services, other Armed Forces of the U.S. and our partners, to enhance our national security. http://www.nps.edu
The Naval Postgraduate School is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer.