The Literature Director is responsible for managing the Women’s Centre written and digital collection of literature. This entails managing a collection of over hundreds of books, as well as ensuring that the procedures for loaning from the collection are being followed. In addition to managing the collection, the Literature Director is also responsible for assisting the staff from the University of Waterloo Library to catalogue the Women’s Centre collection and digitize the loaning process. In addition to this the Literature Director will also assist the Executive Administrator with exit interviews at the end of each term. Furthermore, the Literature Director is responsible for collecting content for the annual publication of Voices, and will post consistently on the VOICES online blog.
The ideal candidate for this position will have a profound interest in literature and current feminist issues. In addition to this, the ideal candidate will have strong organizational skills to manage the collection and the publication of Voices. This position requires between 2-5 hours per week on average and strong sense of initiative. The time requirement of this position will increase during the publication time of Voices (Winter semester) and can be expected to require between 5-8 hours per week during that period. The benefits of this position include being a member of a social justice-oriented service that provides crucial resources for students on campus. Furthermore, the successful candidate will be granted several opportunities to organize events of their choosing to advocate the mandate of the Centre and provide support for students on campus.
* A longer commitment of 8 months is preferred for this position.
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