Complete applications should include a cover letter, resume, a writing sample, and three references, and should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org with the Subject Line: “Digital Archivist – [Insert Name].” Applications are now being accepted with an intention to fill the position by mid-March.
coLAB Arts (www.colab-arts.org), engaging artists, social advocates, and communities to create transformative new work, is seeking out a Digital Archivist and Research Associate for a rapidly growing arts organization in New Brunswick, NJ, located in the traditional territory of the Leni-Lenape called “Lenapehoking.” coLAB Arts produces high quality work across creative disciplines and in response to local social issues, advocacy organizations, and communities of the greater New Brunswick area.
coLAB Arts’ vision is to create more livable, sustainable, and exciting environments through art.
If you’d like to see how coLAB Arts has been producing through the pandemic, please check out some of our recent virtual programming:
And if you’d like to get a sense of the ways in which we activate our public oral history archive, please check out these two projects:
The Digital Archivist and Research Associate is a remote work position reporting directly to the Producing Director, that will coordinate all web layout work for coLAB Arts’ oral history archive, including transcription, annotation, and associated media. This position will also, at times, be responsible for producing historical and social context research in relation to an oral history’s annotations or as overall statements for archive projects. This job is best suited for someone who is enthusiastic about digital public humanities work, and thrives working independently.
Note on COVID-19: coLAB Arts, where able, has been operating remotely through the COVID-19 pandemic with office use only as needed. The organization exercises social distancing operation and programming in accordance with State of New Jersey guidelines.
Position Responsibilities Include:
- Manage coLAB Arts’ website layout work for its public oral history archive
- Self-manage running deliverable list and report on weekly progress
- Produce well researched social and historical context annotations for coLAB Arts’ oral history archive
- Personal computer
- B.A. degree, Masters preferred
- Experience with a website content management system such as Squarespace, Wix, or WordPress
- Strong research skills and experience
- Strong communication skills both written and verbal
- Detail-oriented with organization, project management, and time management skills
- Commitment to the vision and values of coLAB Arts
Compensation: $500/month, 30 hours per month
coLAB Arts does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, disability, national origin, religion, creed, age, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship or authorized alien status, or veteran status.
Please use the following links for further information about our organization:
Complete applications should include a cover letter, resume, a writing sample, and three references, and should be emailed to email@example.com with the Subject Line: “Digital Archivist – [Insert Name].” Applications are now being accepted with an intention to fill the position by mid-March. coLAB Arts is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organization. You can visit our website, www.colab-arts.org, and on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @colabarts.