Jobs and Professional Opportunities

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences: Senior Oral History Content Producer

Job Summary: As a member of the Oral History Projects Department (a subset of the Academy Museum’s Digital & Strategy team), the Senior Oral History Content Producer will report to the Director of Oral History Projects as the person responsible for oversight of the research, preparation, content-producing and transcription accuracy for the Visual History Program […]

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Call for Submissions: Arline Custer Memorial Award

Deadline: July 31, 2024 The Arline Custer Memorial Award is presented by the MARAC Arline Custer Memorial Award Committee.  This award honors the memory of Arline Custer (1909-1975), MARAC member and editor of the National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections. Eligibility The Arline Custer Memorial Award recognizes the best books and articles written or compiled

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Assistant Archivist Position – Texas Tech University

Position will begin July 1, 2024 To learn more about the position, the University, College, Department/School Area, and to apply, please click here. Position Description This is an entry level faculty position. The University Libraries at Texas Tech University invites applications for a full-time, 12-month, tenure-track, Assistant Archivist (Open Rank) – Field Acquisitions/Collection Development and

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Oral Historian: Indiana State Library

To apply, please click here. Role Overview:The staff person manages the Historical Bureau’s legislatively mandated oral history of the Indiana General Assembly. The oral historian will implement the project’s third phase, which prioritizes the development of educational curriculum and outreach as well as the continued improvement of the ILOHI online archive and website, the enactment

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Curatorial Specialist, UVA School of Law

The University of Virginia School of Law seeks a collaborative, innovative, and dynamic individual to serve as Curatorial Specialist for the Arthur J. Morris Law Library.  This is a new position.  The University of Virginia School of Law is consistently recognized as one of the top law schools in the country, and the Law Library

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Visiting Librarian for Oral History – Emory University Libraries

Review of Applications: April 29, 2024 Description Position Summary Appointment Term: 3 years, temporary position. Reporting to the Oral History Coordinator, the Visiting Librarian for Oral History will contribute to the Emory University Libraries’ efforts to expand an oral history program that: complements the institutional history and the libraries’ collections; supports the teaching, learning, and research

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Temporary Oral History Specialist: MOHAI

Museum Vision and Mission:MOHAI is treasured locally and respected nationally as a vibrant resource where history inspires us to build abetter future. To serve our region, we bridge the past, present, and future by collecting, preserving, and sharingstories through compelling, innovative exhibits and community engagement. Position Title: Temporary Oral History SpecialistReports to: Library Collections ManagerLocation:

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Call for Posters: 2024 Annual Meeting

Deadline May 17, 2024 The Call for Proposals is now closed, EXCEPT for Poster Submissions.  The deadline for poster submissions is May 17, 2024, with notifications of applicants being informed of their acceptance or declination in early June. Click here to access the poster submission portal. Poster Submission Guidelines: 1-4 people present a poster that is a visual

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OHMAR’s Martha Ross Memorial Prize for Students

Deadline: April 1, 2024 “I believe Martha’s interest in oral history was more than academic. She was getting in on the groundfloor of a new mode of inquiry, a new field—and her enthusiasm was palpable. Coupled withconsiderable social skill and generous spirit, this enthusiasm opened up for me—and for countlessothers—a world of colleagues and networks

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Lead Records Researcher and Records Researchers Positions with the civil rights cold case review board

Deadline: March 7, 2024 The Civil Rights Cold Case Records Review Board is hiring a Lead Records Researcher and five Records Researchers. The vacancies are currently being filled and the deadline to apply is March 7. If you have any questions please contact the board’s chief of staff Stephannie Oriabure at stephannie.oriabure@coldcaserecords.gov The “Civil Rights Cold Case Investigations Support

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Call for Proposals – The Margaret Walker Center’s 18th Annual Creative Arts & Scholarly Engagement (CASE) Festival

Deadline: Saturday, March 9, 2024 The Margaret Walker Center invites student proposals for papers, presentations, and panels for the 18th Annual Creative Arts & Scholarly Engagement (CASE) Festival, scheduled for Friday and Saturday, April 5 & 6, 2024. The CASE Festival will focus on the legacy of Black women writers, and the Black Arts Movement. Proposals must

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