Classification Title: Administrative Coordinator I
College/Division: College of Arts and Sciences
Department: CAS McKissick Museums
Advertised Salary Range: $33,494
Advertised Job Summary:
Works with McKissick’s Chief Curator of Folklife & Fieldwork to plan and implement folklife-related public programs and research. Coordinates major annual public programs, including: 1) The Jean Laney Harris Folk Heritage Awards Ceremony: 2) A McKissick Mixer featuring Jean Laney Harris Folk Heritage Award (FHA) recipients: and 3) FOLKFabulous, a 12-day public program series organized in partnership with the South Carolina State Fair in conjunction with the Museum’s year-long folklife exhibition(s). The person in this position also is responsible for developing 2-3 programs annually (besides FOLKFabulous) that integrate tradition bearers statewide to enhance the impact of the year-long folklife exhibit. Conducts in-depth fieldwork with tradition bearers identified in the Tradition Bearers Survey Project, logs audio/visual materials for deposit in the Folklife Resource Center (FRC) and makes research available through Digital Traditions and other digital media Platforms.
Advertised Minimum Qualifications :
Bachelor’s degree in American studies, anthropology, cultural geography, ethnomusicology, folklore, history, or related discipline and three years work experience – two of which must have been in public sector folklore, folklife, ethnomusicology, or related work areas. Candidates with Master’s degrees are required to have just one year of work experience.
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Internal Number: 63928
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