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Institute for Southern Studies


Project Coordinator, Digital American South

The Institute for Southern Studies is accepting applications for a project coordinator of the Digital American South initiative. The project coordinator will be responsible for the ongoing development and management of the Digital American South initiative. She/he will be expected to curate and develop digital humanities projects related to the American South. Minimum qualifications are as follows: master’s degree in related field and 1 year related experience, or bachelor’s degree in related field and 3 years related experience. Preferred qualifications include a PhD in a discipline related to Southern Studies (though advanced ABD applicants will be considered); past working experience in digital humanities projects, preferably those related to the American South; excellent interpersonal skills; experience, particularly in grant writing, interacting with granting institutions; basic technological skills related to database use, web design, and simple programming. Applicants must apply no later than 22 May 2015 on the University of South Carolina jobs site at https://uscjobs.sc.edu. Applicants should upload a digital work portfolio that describes their digital work and provides any appropriate URLs. Additionally, please have three letters of recommendation sent directly to Bob Ellis, Assistant Director, Institute for Southern Studies, Gambrell 107, USC-Columbia, Columbia, SC 29208. 

Direct any questions to Bob Ellis at ellisrl@mailbox.sc.edu.