(Announcement) Recruitment of Programme Officer, CIS-A2K
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The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) is seeking applications
for the post of Programme Officer (Institutional Partnerships) for
its Access to Knowledge (A2K) Programme. The position will be based
in its Bangalore office. Programme Officer will collaboratively work
with the A2K Team and would report to the Programme Director, Access
to Knowledge at CIS.
As Programme Officer (Institutional Partnerships) your job will be
to collaborate with institutions especially in the higher education
sector to drive and support the growth of open knowledge movement in
India and Indian language Wikipedias and its sister projects. Your
primary responsibility will be to assimilate the work started by
CIS-A2K through various institutional partnerships during the last
15 months. You are also expected to research, design and implement
different pilot projects with an aim to create high quality content
and cultivate new editors on different language Wikipedias in a time
In addition to this you will be anchoring the development and growth
of at least one Indian language Wikipedia and its sister projects.
You are encouraged to deeply engage with the CIS-A2K Work Plan
before making the application.
You will work cohesively with the Wikimedia community, the Wikimedia
India Chapter, the Wikimedia Foundation and like-minded institutions
to meet specific goals of each language Wikimedia community in
India. You will be a part of a small team of 5 to 6 doing high
visibility and high impact work. You should be open to work in a
highly transparent and accountable environment.
For more details see this link . The last date of submitting
applications is November 14, 2014.