Academic Programs and Grants Database Assistant at Five Colleges, Inc.

Location: Five Colleges, Incorporated

97 Spring Street (two blocks from Amherst Center adjacent to Amherst College)

Position Title: Academic Programs and Grants Database Assistant

Status: Work-study, non-exempt, no benefits, average 10 hours/week for academic year, divided approximately 60%/40% between the two offices

Pay Rate: $11/hour

Supervisors: Academic Programs Liaison (primary) and Director of Development

General Statement of Duties:

Pioneer Valley Soundscapes - Five College project explores connection between sound and place

Pioneer Valley Soundscapes is a project that explores the connection between sound and place by documenting the musical communities and acoustic terrain of the Pioneer Valley in Western Massachusetts.

The films, recordings, and images are produced by students at Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke, and Smith Colleges and the University of Massachusetts, Amherst through semester-long collaborations with local musicians and partnerships with area communities.