ED MAP ADVISOR, located in Nelsonville, Ohio, is seeking a curator to create annotated bibliographies that support specified course objectives. This position will be filled by a contractor who will be given a series of assignments, each of which lasts for a specified length that will vary with the assignment.
ED MAP ADVISOR is an ED MAP department that focuses on strategic consulting and business process outsourcing for higher education institutions. One service it offers is content curation to support faculty and curriculum developers by expanding discovery channels, distilling information, creating mashups, creating chronologies to enhance understanding, etc. This curation service builds content that aligns with the higher education institutions’ objectives, leveraging publisher and non-traditional content that is accessible regardless of platform.
Job Description: This expert will create an annotated list of reading materials for the higher education institution. The list of reading materials should include, as applicable: OER (both print and multi-media), peer-evaluated content, journal articles and traditional publisher content. The delivered content will streamline the process of developing courses for new programs by providing reliable, curated content that supports the course objectives specified by the institution.
Job Requirements: Applicants must have completed at least one year of courses towards an MLS degree from an ALA-accredited college or university that included a courses on cataloguing and/or database management. Completion of the MLS degree desirable. Curation experience desirable.
Salary: Negotiable; hourly rate or per citation.
Applications: Send cover letter including any subject matter expertise, resume and sample annotated bibliography (no more than 2 pages long) to ED MAP, or mail to 296 Harper Street, Nelsonville, OH 45764. Application deadline is September 19, 2013.