George Floyd Global Memorial Archiving Sacred Spaces Fellowship
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS! The George Floyd Global Memorial (GFGM) is offering a new Archiving Sacred Spaces Fellowship. This advanced fellowship is a one-year, full-time position in Minneapolis with a salary of $52,000 to begin on January 1, 2022 and end December 31, 2022.
The Fellow will work with GFGM on a variety of physical and digital archiving activities. The Fellow will gain first-hand experience in archiving the collection at GFGM and introducing youth to the science of archiving. The Fellow will work closely with the staff and volunteers. The goals of the program include advancing the skills of an individual for an on-going or potential career in library science, supporting the preservation work at the George Floyd Global Memorial, and with the support of the Executive Director, research and writing an article on the intersection of archiving and the sacred for publication.
A successful applicant will demonstrate cultural competence in the Black community of the United States, an understanding of racial justice history, and an interest in a career in library science. Applications from Minneapolis residents and candidates with a graduate degree completed or in-progress are particularly encouraged.
Application Deadline: Friday, December 10, 2021
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The George Floyd Global Memorial is a nonprofit organization based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. GFGM exists to conserve stories of resistance to racial injustice and to curate spaces for all people to grieve, pay respect, and be a voice for justice. Our vision is to bring community development in Minneapolis and inspire people to pursue racial justice around the world. GFGM is located within the Pillsbury House and Theatre. This Fellowship is supported by grants from the Henry Luce Foundation and Minnesota Transform.