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Date:          Wed, 18 Feb 1998 11:28:08 -0500
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From:          Terry Kuny <[log in to unmask]>
Subject:       US - Senior Archivist for Oral History and Folklife - Frankfort,
               Kentucky
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I am posting the following position announcement for another division
within the Society.  Please do not direct any inquiries to me; I won't
be able to answer your questions.  Thank you, Lynne Hollingsworth


Kentucky Historical Society
Frankfort, Kentucky

Senior Archivist for Oral History and Folklife

The Kentucky Historical Society, an Equal Opportunity Employer, is
seeking an experienced person to serve as senior archivist for the oral
history and folklife archives.  Responsibilities include processing and
providing access to a taped collection of over 6,000 interviews,
maintaining a statewide database on oral history collections, and
providing technical training to organizations and individuals statewide.
This position will manage all audio/visual materials of the oral history
and folklife programs.

Minimum requirements: B.A. degree in history or related humanities
discipline, six months experience in archival work.  MLS preferred.  MLS
degree may substitute for archival experience.  Strong computer skills
required for database management.  Prefer experience with taped media,
sound and moving image collection.

This is a full-time position with a full state benefit package.  Salary
range $21,000 or higher commensurate with experience.

Send resume and cover letter to Personnel Officer, Kentucky Historical
Society, P.O. 1792, Frankfort, Kentucky 40602.  March 10 deadline. For
further information call 502-564-0472.



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