This position, the Community Memory Coordinator for Southeastern Louisiana, is part of Our Story, a Historypin partnership with the Digital Public Library of America and funded by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. This national pilot will partner with a dozen rural libraries in New Mexico, North Carolina and Louisiana to host lively events to gather and preserve community memory, provide technical training around digital collections, and to measure the impact of these events on local communities. You can read more about the project here.
This is an exciting opportunity to participate in a digital humanities project that will focus on the people of rural southeastern Louisiana. The successful candidate will have experience with the area and with oral history or journalism, and be excited to learn and test new techniques for gathering communities around storytelling and digitization of community archives.
Please see the full job posting here. To apply, email a CV/resume and cover letter detailing your suitability for the role to firstname.lastname@example.org. Application Deadline: 11:59pm CST January 11, 2017