browse a collection of sources and analyze pertinent sources
provide written summaries of source content
Assist with preparing customized course readers for history classes
download public domain texts
type, format, and proofread
Perform other duties assigned; past examples include
preparing PowerPoint presentations for Constitution Day
correlating students’ and professors’ schedules for Senior Seminar defenses
aggregating assessment data in respect to departmental and institutional learning objectives
assisting history students with development and orgainzation of a biographical and congregational profile archive for use in class service learning project
formatting students’ work for publication to the ELS Historical Society website (proofreading, citation polishing, html tagging, etc.)
Days per week: flexible within M – F
Hours per week: 5 – 10
Library research skills: Independently locating and analyzing materials pertinent to a research question, and providing concise written summaries with full citations.
Computer skills: LibreOffice is preferred, but Microsoft office is acceptable (either way, including spreadsheet, word processing, and presentation software abilties): file sharing abilities via Dropbox.
Language skills: Clear and professional oral and written communication in English is essential; background in Greek, Latin, Hebrew, and/or German would be especially helpful for certain research topics.
Background knowledge: Familiarity with U.S. and world history, philosophy, and/or theology is strongly preferred, with a willingness to learn as needed for particular research tasks.
Scheduling: Able to meet attendance requirements (to be established in consultation with the supervisor).