Library Human Resources

Illinois Digital Environment for Access to Learning and Scholarship (IDEALS)

Scholarly Communication & Publishing

Pre-Professional Graduate Assistantship, 0.33 FTE appointment

August 16, 2017 - May 15, 2018


The Scholarly Communication and Publishing unit in the University Library has two (2) pre-professional graduate assistantships available for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Each pre-professional graduate assistant position is at 0.33 FTE (approximately 13 hours per week). The assistantships focus on two different areas:


Institutional Repository Management Graduate Assistantship

This graduate assistantship will focus on supporting user relations and customer service for IDEALS by responding to queries from users who are seeking support, and assisting the Repository Services Coordinator and related Library staff in addressing repository service responses. This position will also work with the Repository Services Coordinator in the development and revision of guides and documentation for patron support and about repository maintenance; and will assist in developing online content and outreach materials related to institutional repository services.

Specific projects for this position may include:


Skills and Qualifications:





To apply, please submit your resume and a letter of interest to Harriett Green, Interim Head of Scholarly Communications and Publishing (, and Helenmary Sheridan, Repository Services Coordinator (