#WOWSAA with Jared Lyle, ICPSR

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Our first #WOWSAA of the year will be with Jared Lyle! Join us Tuesday, Oct. 11, from4-5pm at the Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research for what promises to be a very interesting discussion.

Lyle is an Associate Archivist and the Director of Curation Services at ICPSR. As an Associate Archivist, he participates in ICPSR policy decisions about data management and preservation. The department he directs, Curation Services, handles metadata, bibliographic information collection, and digital preservation. Lyle is also the Director of the Data Documentation Initiative (DDI) Alliance and is a graduate of the University of Michigan School of Information. In Lyle’s discussion, he will provide an overview of ICPSR as well as share current opportunities and challenges. He is interested in fielding your questions!



Jobs, Jobs, Jobs!

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Are you looking for on campus employment? Here’s a list of current job postings. Luckily there are quite a few ARM/PI related jobs that are still available (although this list is by no means exhaustive.)

If you have questions about any positions, email contactsaa@umich.edu, and we can probably connect you to someone who works at any of these places or has worked there.

If you are interested, it is recommended that you apply ASAP, because hiring season is going on now!

Clements Library

Library Assistant – Visual Materials (Work Study Required)



Bentley Historical Library –

Library Assistant – Digitization (Work Study/Non-Work Study)



Population Studies Center

Library Assistant – Digitization (Work Study Required)



University of Michigan Art Museum

Study Room Art Handler (Non-Work Study)




Digital Conversion Student Assistant (Work Study Required)


Special Collections Administrative Services Assistant (Work Study/Non-Work Study)



Special Collections Reader Services Assistant (Work Study/Non-Work Study)


Computer and Video Game Archive Assistant (Work Study/Non-Work Study)


Clark Library Reference Assistant (Work Study/Non-Work Study)


The library is also having a meet and greet for UMSI students next Friday, and this is generally a good place to meet librarians and library staff who might be hiring students. You will also get to meet some of the awesome librarians on campus!

MLibrary Meet & Greet @ UMSI
Friday, September 11th3:30-5:00 pm
Brief remarks at 3:45 pm
Ehrlicher Room (3100 North Quad)

Ford Presidential Library

The Ford Library usually posts jobs on iTrack at the beginning of the school year, so keep an eye out. Work study is generally required for these jobs.

Other jobs may yet still be posted on iTrack, the library jobs website, and the general university student employment site, so keep checking those if you are still in search of your dream job!