A Graduate Assistant (GA) for the Architecture Library typically works 10 hours per week* and performs the following job duties:
- Managing a backlog of images of school events. This means data entry in Filemaker and Adobe Bridge, and uploading to Flickr.
- Managing new images of activities of all the programs. Taking pictures, editing, data entry etc.
- Scanning some items when certain architecture historians request images out of books for their lectures.
- Putting Architecture, Planning, Preservation images in Artstor, so that more people can access them.
- Perhaps managing a workshop on how to use Artstor.
- Video-recording any of the lectures.
- Uploading and editing the videos in FinalCut Pro and putting them on the School's YouTube Channel.
- The Architecture Library has gift slides that are of unique places around the world, which could turn into scanning projects.
*Unless there is a lecture, and then you can comp hours one day for lectures another.
Submission of Applications:
To complete an application for a teaching assistantship, graduate assistantship, or research assistantship, please visit: https://goo.gl/forms/WcGSt0HUUwYTVXDh2
The Architecture Program Director will inform GA and TA applicants of the status of their application via email. If you receive a GA or TA position, you will be notified of your actual assignment in July. The Director will provide you with a contract outlining your duties and responsibilities. It is important for you to review the contract thoroughly as it is a legal document and when you sign it you are legally bound to the terms outlined therein. Prior to the beginning of the semester there will be a GA and TA orientation conducted by Monica Herrera, the School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation HR representative. Attendance at this meeting is mandatory.