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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 bound manner.
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
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
For more details see this link . The last date of submitting
applications is November 14, 2014.