Association for Cultural Equity Seeks Executive Director

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The Association for Cultural Equity (ACE) is now accepting applications for the position of Executive Director. We are looking for a visionary leader for our organization, which is committed to sustaining the world’s expressive traditions through preservation, research, dissemination and reconnecting communities with their cultural heritage.

ACE is a living archive that puts its collections at the service of source communities, endangered cultures, emerging cultural leaders, students and teachers at all levels, and the scientific community. The Global Jukebox features hundreds of recordings from throughout the world accompanied by rich contextualization, including Journeys that enable visitors to explore a tradition across multiple cultures. Our digital platforms also include the Lomax Digital Archive and a YouTube channel of Alan Lomax’s video collections, which have had over 31 million views. ACE’s Repatriation Initiative returns copies of documentation to communities in the US, Caribbean and Europe, The Endangered Cultures/Emerging Leaders Initiative trains cultural leaders in documentation practices and creates collaborative educational programs. We collaborate with scholars to carry out comparative studies of music and dance. ACE’s partners include community cultural organizations, archives, libraries and academic institutions in the US, Europe and the Caribbean.

The Executive Director will work full time.  The salary range is $70,000 – $85,000, commensurate with experience. Contributions are provided towards medical insurance. Generous vacation and holiday leave. ACE is housed at our offices in New York City.

To apply, please send a letter of interest that addresses qualifications along with a c.v. or resume and relevant samples of work to [email protected]. Applications are welcome until the position is filled.

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