The University of Virginia (UVA), as part of a collaboration between the University Library and the Data Science Institute (DSI), is seeking a Wikimedian to further the University's engagement with open data and knowledge.  The person in this position will design programs, lead workshops, consult, and organize outreach activities and events in order to: raise awareness across the institution of the value of Wikimedia platforms; increase UVA’s presence across Wikimedia platforms; further UVA’s objectives with regards to data literacy, with a special focus on open data; and help evaluate the impact of these efforts on UVA’s open data initiatives.

The person in this position will design programs, lead workshops, consult, and organize outreach activities and events in order to: raise awareness across the institution of the value of Wikimedia platforms; increase UVA’s presence across Wikimedia platforms; further UVA’s objectives with regards to data literacy, with a special focus on open data; and help evaluate the impact of these efforts on UVA’s open data initiatives.

With Supervisory Guidance:

  • Design programs of instruction.
  • Do high-level event planning

Without Supervisory Guidance:

  • Conduct training sessions
  • Perform outreach to members of the UVA community.