We’re Hiring! Apply to be an SCDS Summer Student Assistant

We’re Hiring! Apply to be an SCDS Summer Student Assistant

Are you a McMaster student who is interested in digital learning resources, research data management, and more? You may be one of our next summer students. The Sherman Centre is accepting applications for summer students to work with SCDS from May to August 2022. Ideally, applications will be received before April 2, 2023.

Learn more about the open positions below and apply through the McMaster Careers Portal by following the links.

Please note that you will need to be logged into Mosaic in order for the links to function correctly. If you have issues, please contact the Sherman Centre’s Coordinator at littvs@mcmaster.ca.

Learning Resource Development Assistant

Description: The Sherman Centre’s learning resource developer collaborates with Sherman Centre staff to develop material created from its many previous workshops into learning resources that meet the needs of learners within and beyond McMaster. Working under the direction of the Sherman Centre’s Academic and Administrative Directors, the developer combines media editing and creation skills with pedagogical best practices to create highly engaging and effective learning objects that may be reused by instructors and learnings in face to face, hybrid, or virtual learning environments. The Developer also assists with planning for the Centre’s upcoming workshop and event series. 

Assets: Experience creating and editing media; interest in creating effective learning materials; experience with and/or willingness to learn about a variety of digital platforms including GitHub, Echo360, and WordPress.

Pay and Hours: $15.50 per hour; 35 hours per week

Mosaic Job ID: 52770 | Mosaic Job Title: Learning Resource Development Assistant (Student)
Apply HERE

McMaster Experts Student

Description: This student will work with the McMaster Experts and Bibliometrics teams to continue building a central repository of information about the scholarly and artistic works of McMaster’s researchers. They will also help build analyses and dashboards that use this information to provide insight into the nature of scholarship at McMaster and beyond. 

Assets: Strong attention to detail. Ability to work independently, while coordinating with a larger team. Strong problem-solving abilities. Ability to integrate information from multiple sources to solve problems. Working knowledge of spreadsheets. Programming skill and data analysis experience preferred, but not required.

Pay and Hours: $15.50 per hour; 35 hours per week

Mosaic Job ID: 52792 | Mosaic Job Title: Library Assistant 1C (Student) – McMaster Experts
Apply HERE

Research Data Management Assistant

Description: Provide routine assistance for Research Data Management Services, part of the Sherman Centre and the Digital Research Commons Pilot. Work is performed under close supervision and in accordance with established procedures.

Assets: Knowledge of Research Data Management (RDM). Strong writing and communication skills. Research experience including independent study projects or experience as a research assistant.

Pay and Hours: $15.50 per hour; 35 hours per week

Mosaic Job ID: 52769 | Mosaic Job Title: Research Data Management Library Assistant 1C (Student)
Apply HERE

Please note: These postings are internal to McMaster University, so students will need to log in to see the webpages and complete the application process. As well, though the posted deadline is July 2023, we plan to interview candidates before positions begin in May. With this in mind, please apply by April 2, 2023.

Both undergraduate and graduate McMaster students are encouraged to apply. All students must be eligible for the Work Study program. Learn more about the Work Study program.

If you have questions, please contact the Sherman Centre’s Coordinator, Veronica Litt, at littvs@mcmaster.ca.

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