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Digital Archivist and Research Associate (P/T, $500/month, 30 hours per month)
New Brunswick, NJ
coLAB Arts
Part Time
Posted February 18, 2021
Compensation: $500/month, 30 hours per month

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.

Duties and Responsibilities

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


Physical Expectations:
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

How To Apply

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. Complete applications should include a cover letter, resume, a writing sample, and three references, and should be emailed to 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,, and on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @colabarts.
Deadline: Mar 15, 2021