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Jobs, External Grants and Internships


Oral Historians
Librarians
Archivists
Tenure Track Positions
Internships
Call for Papers
External Grants, Fellowships, and Awards
Other

Oral Historians

Architectural Historian

Be involved in projects with our Heritage Resources Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges. Oral history experience preferred.

https://search0.smartsearchonline.com/pb/jobs/jobdetails.asp?job_number=48281

Posted: April 1, 2021

Deadline: Not listed.

Assistant Staff Historian

Jacobs Engineering Group is seeking a contractor who shall conduct independent research in order to answer information requests and prepare articles on historical topics, assist with the compilation of the Annual Command History, prepare historical monographs and special historical studies in support of commemorative events and activities, accession special collections into the Document Collection, prepare collections for digitization, and prepare appropriate finding aids, and conduct oral history interviews and review interview transcripts.

https://careers.jacobs.com/job/12239495/assistant-staff-historian-fort-huachuca-az/

Posted: February 2021

Deadline: None listed.

Historian Rev 1

S&K Mission Support Services, LLC (SKMS), a member of the S&K Technologies, Inc. Family of Companies owned by the Salish and Kootenai Tribes, is actively seeking a Historian. The Historian position is contingent upon award. Serve as AFRC Chief Historian gathering documents, conducting oral history interviews, and obtaining other sources of information about the history of the Center for inclusion in the archive and generation of historical publications.

https://www.nexxt.com/jobs/search?id=1446301010&aff=16AE119E-722C-4962-8098-083243C4FF3F&rgv=3&mlp=1

Posted: March 29, 2021

Deadline: None listed.

Cleared Transcriber

LOD is seeking an experienced and reliable transcriber with SECRET clearance to support a government agency with the transcription of its oral histories.

https://www.clearancejobs.com/jobs/5319768/cleared-transcriber

Posted: February 2, 2021

Deadline: None posted.

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Librarians

Archivists

University Archivist

The University Archivist is a member of the Digital Initiatives & Preservation Unit and is responsible for overseeing the University Archives and Special Collections at Dayton Memorial Library. The Digital Initiatives & Preservation unit oversees physical and digital archives, digitization and digital content capture, circulating and streaming media, circulating media equipment, and consultation for digital projects. The University Archivist works collaboratively with members of the unit with an emphasis on physical archives, and will contribute to visioning and strategic planning. Our aim is to provide access to collections reflective of our diverse community to be used in teaching, research, and personal enrichment. This is a promotion-track, faculty position; duties and responsibilities are understood in reference to the terms and conditions set forth in the Library Faculty Handbook.

https://regis.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/RegisUniversity/job/Northwest-Denver-Campus/University-Archivist_R001523

Posted: March 1, 2021

Deadline: April 19, 2021

Non Profit Web & Digital Content Manager, Grant Writer, and other jobs

The HistoryMakers, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit African American video oral history archive, seeks to hire a full time employee who is skilled and results driven and can work as a one person team. The Digital Strategist will spearhead work with The HistoryMakers website, The HistoryMakers Digital Archive and social media to build a strong digital community.

https://www.thehistorymakers.org/careers

Posted: February 6, 2021

Deadline: None listed.

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Tenured/Tenure Track Positions

Assistant Professor, Digital History – Tenure Track

The Schuchman Center and the History program inside the School of Arts & Humanities invites applications for a joint tenure-track faculty position to create, teach undergraduate courses in Digital History, and carry out work at the Schuchman Center. The ideal candidate should have some background in documentary studies, multi-media production, digital humanities, or oral history.

https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=60784

Posted: December 8, 2020

Deadline: April 8, 2021

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Call for Papers

Wrocławski Rocznik Historii Mówionej

Wrocławski Rocznik Historii Mówionej is an academic, interdisciplinary journal published by Ośrodek “Pamięć i Przyszłość” (“Remembrance and Future” Centre) – one and only in Poland that is devoted to the oral history research. Its goal is to create a platform for methodological reflection on oral history methodology and the exchange of experiences of various centres and experts – from different academic disciplines – engaged in research into the broadly defined area of oral history. This journal publishes both the results of research based on the use of sources of oral history and discussions on the methodology itself, as well as sources of oral history. This journal also presents information about current research, projects, conferences and recently published books concerning oral history. Each new issue of the journal is published by June of the following year.

Wrocławski Rocznik Historii Mówionej is listed in the databases of the Central European
Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, the Central and Eastern European Online Library,
in Baza Czasopism Humanistycznych i Społecznych, and in the European Reference Index for
the Humanities and Social Sciences (ERIH +).

Deadline for submitting articles, source materials, reviews, interviews, reports from
conferences and scientific meetings to no 11: August 2021.

Deadline: August 2021

https://www.wrhm.pl/wrhm

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Internships

Port of Chicago Magazine Intern
We are in need of an intern who is interested in both history and education to create engaging content for a Port Chicago unit to be presented during these virtual field trips, utilizing existing park historical resources and focusing on recently-acquired primary source oral history interviews.
https://www2.jobdiva.com/candidates/myjobs/openjob_outside.jsp?a=ldjdnwzhb3gn6r5aaohezef1uz2q470438g5bn2i6dtfsrgcmasd093311hdu2jl&from=COMP&id=14247653&SearchString=&StatesString=&jobseq=17&rowsperpage=30&divisions=&divisions2=
Start date: May 10, 2021

External Grants, Fellowships and Awards

 

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Other

Virtual Docent for Holocaust Museum LA

As a virtual docent you will:

  • Lead virtual tours of the Museum galleries for students.
  • Educate on Holocaust history.
  • Engage students while utilizing primary sources, oral history, and gallery education techniques.
  • Connect with others who are passionate about history, education, and culture!

https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/2464577619/

Deadline: April 10, 2021

Posted: March 25, 2021

Processing Vendor for Oral History Office at the Hagley Museum and Library

The Oral History Office at the Hagley Museum and Library in Wilmington, Delaware is seeking a vendor to assist with its oral history program. The vendor’s duties will include collecting interview metadata, writing detailed interview summaries, preparing short interviewee biographies, and generating indexes using the Oral History Metadata Synchronizer (OHMS) as the Oral History Office acquires interviews. The vendor will perform other oral history related tasks on an as-needed basis, such as audio editing. The vendor can be based anywhere in the USA must have a business tax I.D.

Contact Benjamin Spohn Oral History Program Manager
Hagley Museum and Library
P.O. Box 3630 Wilmington Del. 19807
302-658-2400 ex. 403

Posted: February 11, 2021

Volunteer: Oral History and Exhibition Volunteer at the Aviation Museum in Oakland, CA!

Hello and thank you for your interest in volunteering with the Oakland Aviation Museum. We are currently looking for individuals to help develop and curate our Oral History wall within our World Airways Exhibit. We are looking for a self-motivated and social individual interested in learning more about the exhibition process and to help collect the stories of World Airways Alumni.

If you are interested, please visit http://www.oaklandaviationmuseum.org/volunteer_17.html for an application which can be mail to us, dropped off in person or emailed to gro.m1618243279esumn1618243279oitai1618243279vadna1618243279lkao@1618243279snoit1618243279cello1618243279C1618243279 or moc.l1618243279iamg@1618243279reetn1618243279ulovm1618243279ao1618243279

https://www.volunteermatch.org/search/opp2933914.jsp

Deadline: Not listed.

Posted: March 18, 2021

Volunteer: Virtual Oral History Interviewer

Oral History Interviewers play an integral role within the organization – to continue collecting the oral histories, and thus the collective memory, of Jewish Dallas. We are consistently contacted by individuals interested in donating their oral history, so there are always interviews to schedule and conduct. This is a virtual position that requires a strong internet connection, a web camera/audio, and access to Zoom Video Conferencing. Training will be provided for all tasks and assignments, so no previous experience is required.

Volunteer Opportunities

Deadline: ongoing need

Posted: September 22, 2020

Producer and Cinematographer

Provides leading support and management for multiple projects; supports digital media initiatives of the Schuchman Deaf Documentary Center (SDDC); brings innovative new documentary skill sets to the SDDC; provides cinematography leadership; develops outreach for specific projects and events; and collaborates and builds documentary networks; and works closely with student interns.

https://hrprod.gallaudet.edu/psc/HR92PRD/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1&JobOpeningId=117&PostingSeq=1

Posted: December 4, 2020

Deadline: Not listed.

Oral History Processing Vendor

The Oral History Office at the Hagley Museum and Library in Wilmington, Delaware is seeking a vendor to assist with its oral history program. The vendor’s duties will include collecting interview metadata, writing detailed interview summaries, preparing short interviewee biographies, and generating indexes using the Oral History Metadata Synchronizer (OHMS) as the Oral History Office acquires interviews. The vendor will perform other oral history related tasks on an as-needed basis, such as audio editing. The vendor can be based anywhere in the USA must have a business tax I.D.

The vendor should have a strong background in oral history management. Expressions of interest, accompanied by oral history experience, should be sent to Hagley’s Oral History Program Manager, Ben Spohn at gro.y1618243279elgah1618243279@nhop1618243279sb1618243279. Review of materials will commence on receipt.

Posted: February 16, 2021

Deadline: None listed.

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