Monday, February 22, 2010



Summer Reference Internship - 2010

Stipend: $2400 Hours: 30 hrs. per week

Dates: June 18 - July 30, 2010

Duties: Share responsibility for summer reference service, research assistance, and scheduled library instruction with the Conservatory Public Services Librarian and one student Reference Assistant.

Qualifications: music library reference desk experience, academic background in music history and music bibliography, familiarity with music library materials and systems of access, some experience in music performance.

Job Description: This position is funded by the Summer Programs Office of the Conservatory of Music specifically to provide reference and research assistance in the Conservatory of Music Library for participants in Oberlin's summer music programs. In 2010 these include:

Oberlin Trumpet Workshop, Baroque Performance Institute, Oberlin Summer Academy for High School Organists, Sonic Arts Workshop: Composing Electronic & Computer Music, Composition Workshop, Oberlin Flute Institute, The Thomas & Evon Cooper Competition, Oberlin Piano Festival, Credo - Chamber Music Program

Participants in summer programs range from musically talented high school students, through accomplished adult students, to practicing professional performers and teachers, totaling some 400 musicians each summer.

Status: This position provides full staff privileges in use of campus facilities, including the libraries, computing center, athletic facilities, and staff discounts on concert and theater events.

To Apply: Send letter of application and resume to Kathy Abromeit (

Closing date: Sunday, March 14, 2010