The Institute for Diversity and Civic Life is seeking a Program Coordinator for Religions Texas, an oral history initiative to explore encounters with religious difference and record and preserve stories of religious and cultural diversity in Texas.
Primary responsibilities include conducting and processing oral history interviews, developing and maintaining collaborative relationships with narrators, stakeholders and community partners, managing and collaborating with oral history fellows and archive coordinators, training and managing volunteer oral historians, assisting with all communications related to the project, and developing community outreach strategies aimed at engaging the Texas public with IDCL and its work.
Candidates should be self-motivated, detail-oriented, organized, and able to work competently on simultaneous tasks while meeting multiple deadlines. This position will require working both independently and with a small team as well as working with partners and stakeholders.
Candidates should hold a bachelor’s degree or higher in a humanities discipline as well as demonstrable experience in oral history, digital humanities, project management, and community engagement. Candidates should have knowledge of software such as Omeka, WordPress, and Otter.ai as well as social media or comfort with quickly learning new technologies.
This is a 30-hour per week position with a salary of $30,000 plus a generous vacation policy. This is a one-year grant funded position with possibility of renewal. The position will be remote through the pandemic.
To apply, send a resume and cover letter describing your experience, skills, and interest in the position to Executive Director Dr. Tiffany Puett.