Graduate Assistantships Available for 2011-2012
James E. Brooks Library
Central Washington University
The James E. Brooks Library announces a graduate assistantship program for individuals who currently hold an MLS or equivalent and who desire a second subject masters degree. This one-year program, with a possible one-year extension, allows an individual to study in any of the University’s 28 graduate programs while gaining valuable professional experience in an academic library. Ideal for new or experienced librarians, candidates must apply to the Office of Graduate Studies and Research at CWU and be accepted into a program prior to being accepted as a paid library graduate assistant.
Total benefits include a stipend for work in the library of $8,100 per academic year, plus paid tuition, medical insurance and health-center fees equaling approximately $10,000 per academic year. Summer study and employment opportunities may also be available.
Opportunities will be available for candidates to gain professional experience in all departments in the library, which include: reference, instruction, library technology and systems, circulation and public services, technical services, outreach, archives and records management, government publications and maps.
Address queries to Patricia Cutright, Dean of Library Services, firstname.lastname@example.org, phone (509) 963-1902, mail: James E. Brooks Library, 400 East University Way, Ellensburg, WA 98926-7548.
Application forms at The Office of Graduate Studies and Research: http://www.cwu.edu/~masters/
Central Washington University is one of six state-assisted, four-year institutions of higher education in Washington. A regional comprehensive university, CWU offers baccalaureate and graduate degrees in more than 100 academic programs to over 10,000 students. Throughout its history, the University has distinguished itself in many ways, most notably through quality teaching and academic programs, student-centered orientation, and commitment to research, outreach, international experiences for faculty and students, and provision of life-long learning opportunities to the citizens of Washington.
The University is composed of the College of Arts and Humanities, College of the Sciences, College of Education and Professional Studies, and College of Business. CWU’s faculty, numbering more than 500, compile an impressive record of teaching, scholarship and service. The main campus is located in Ellensburg, a community of approximately 17,000 that enjoys one of the finest living environments of the Pacific Northwest. In the shadow of the Cascade Mountains and only minutes from the Wenatchee National Forest, Ellensburg is situated in the Kittitas Valley, 110 miles east of Seattle, the cultural center of Washington State. Further information about the university is available at www.cwu.edu. For more information about Ellensburg, see http://www.ellensburg-chamber.com/
Central Washington University: http://www.cwu.edu/
James E. Brooks Library: http://www.lib.cwu.edu/
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