Job description

Position Summary: The person holding this position must be able to work independently, as well as cooperate as part of what can be a large team of workers on the Atlas, and as a member of the staff of the English Department. Good computer skills are essential, as is a willingness to learn and work with the technical terminology of humanistic and linguistic research in relation to the Altas. Supervision of student workers means leading the tasks to which they are assigned and often working alongside students on particular research tasks, particularly with new student assistants. Hours for this position are flexible during normal business hours, but the person holding the position must be able to respond to UGA and grant deadlines when necessary.

Responsibilities: Research based tasks for the LAP including, but not limited to: - Visiting the repository on South Millege Ave. to catalogue and provide other archival services for all of our materials - Managing all lab equipment: communicating with Franklin IT on the upkeep of all computers, software and network, minor trouble shooting, ordering and setting up new equipment. - Audio digitization as required. - Web management and updates as required. Help with current research (transcriptions) as needed

Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent and two years of progressively responsible office experience.

About UGA: The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state's oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education ( UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University's main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University's enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

Full time/Part time: Part Time

EEO Policy Statement: The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.




Diversity Profile: University



View more

Learn more on Inside Higher Ed's College Page for University

Arrow pointing right
Job No:
Posted: 4/4/2018
Application Due: 6/3/2018
Work Type: