Employment: Director of Communications, UW Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity
The Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity (OMA&D) is seeking a highly qualified, motivated, and creative leader to serve as the office’s Director of Communications. This professional is responsible for the strategic communications leadership for OMA&D. This position develops and leads the office’s internal and external communication strategies, marketing, and promotion to ensure effective communications within the office, throughout the University of Washington, and with OMA&D’s external constituencies. This position is critical to OMA&D’s access, success, and transformational efforts.
Happy start of Spring quarter. For the first time since July, the Career Services team is fully staffed!
We are thrilled to welcome Bev Chan (they/them) as our new program coordinator. As a first-gen grad of color, Bev’s passion for student self-determination is personally founded and empathetically informed. Bev has worked primarily with community-based organizations such as College Access Now (now College Possible), and public high schools, managing programs that empower all students to access a meaningful degree and career. In their spare time, Bev is passionate about storytelling, podcasts, film, and art. They also enjoy volunteering with youth and giving back to my community, trying new recipes, and taking walks in the UW Arboretum. Welcome Bev!
We know there is a lot of anxiety and uncertainty when it comes to jobs and internships. While some companies do have hiring freezes or have cancelled internship programs, 70% of employers surveyed said they intend to move forward their internships as planned. We’ve heard from companies such as Microsoft, Amazon, and Netflix that they are still actively hiring. The UW Career and Internship Center has put together a very comprehensive COVID-19 & Career Student FAQ page and we encourage you to check it out for more information!
Employment: Nighttime and Weekend Librarian, Oregon Institute of Technology Library
The Nighttime and Weekend Librarian will be responsible for providing support to students and other library users, by managing and providing campus library services and resources. This includes instructing individual users in the use of the libraries and aid in finding information in a variety of formats. This position also requires statistics of library services rendered while on duty. The Librarian will work in collaboration with Public Services staff to supervise Library student workers, assist with special programs and projects and perform other duties as assigned by the Head of Public Services or his/her designe(e).
There is a lot of uncertainty and change happening right now and we know many of you have questions about what is happening with jobs and internships, how to connect with employers, and the best ways to stay on track with your job search. While we don’t have all the answers and things keep shifting, we did want to provide you with some information and opportunities to get support from the iSchool career services team.
In a national survey of over 250 employers, 85% said they intend to move forward their internships as planned. Some companies, like Microsoft, will have their summer interns start remotely. There are still many new jobs being added to iCareers and Handshake daily, though the rate of new postings has slowed a bit. The UW Career and Internship Center has put together a very comprehensive COVID-19 & Career Student FAQ page and we encourage you to check it out for more information!
In times of great uncertainty, one of the best things you can do is to focus on the things you can control. Many of you are understandably anxious about what is going on in the world. Know that Career Services team is here to help support you with some tangible steps you can take to keep moving forward. This includes helping you create an amazing resume, practice online interviewing skills, learn strategies for networking virtually, and providing some opportunities for social connection and career advice. Here are some of the ways we can support you during these challenging times:
Employment: Chinese Technical Services Librarian, East Asia Library, Stanford University
Under the supervision of the Head of Technical Services of the East Asia Library, the Chinese Technical Services Librarian is responsible for cataloging Chinese language materials in all formats, and supervises the technical services team of Chinese materials. The Librarian should bring to this position a thorough understanding of latest cataloging rules and tools. She/he should be knowledgeable about all aspects of the acquisitions workflows in a research library setting and be capable of supervising acquisition workflows, including ordering, receiving, claiming, serials check-in, outsourcing management and reports.
Employment: Research Data Services Librarian, University of Kentucky Libraries
In this newly created position, the Librarian will facilitate collaboration across UK Libraries to propose, plan, implement, and assess services for the management and utilization of research data. The Librarian will engage campus constituents involved in research, teaching, and learning by offering consultations for acquiring, locating, and using research data; by educating the university community about research data stewardship; and by providing expertise in managing and sharing research data. Reporting to the Director of Digital Scholarship, the Librarian will be an active relationship builder and excellent communicator with the ability to work campus-wide to develop and promote research data services. Early career professionals and recent graduates are encouraged to apply.