The state of Florida is now accepting applications for its state folklorist position to lead the Florida Folklife Program. The individual awarded the positions will be responsible for
- providing leadership and management expertise in support of the administration and operation of the Florida Folklife Program,
- actively leading and participating in the identification, documentation, interpretation and promotion of folk resources,
- developing and administering grants in support of the program and program initiatives, serving as a liaison to the Florida Folklife Council and the Florida Folklore Society,
- conducting the Florida Folklife Apprenticeship Programs, and
- performing other work related duties as required.
To qualify, applicants should possess a bachelor’s degree with a major in folklore, cultural anthropology, ethnomusicology or related field and three years progressive experience in a public folklore or comparable role; or a master’s degree with a major in folklore, cultural anthropology, ethnomusicology or related field and two years of experience as noted above.
Applications are due by August 28th.
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