Oral History Association Seeks Program Associate

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The Oral History Association (OHA) seeks to hire a full-time program associate to assist in the operation of its Executive Office. 

Since 1966, the OHA has served as the principal membership organization for people committed to the value of oral history (learn more here). Job tasks assigned to the program associate include assisting in planning the annual meeting, maintaining accounts, overseeing the membership roster, managing the OHA website, and other general administrative tasks. Paid travel to the fall annual meeting and mid-winter Council meeting is required (with costs covered by OHA). The successful candidate should have good project management skills, a friendly customer-service mindset, self-motivation, strong attention to detail, writing and editing skills, as well as experience with online software such as WordPress, QuickBooks, and membership and event registration platforms. Experience with basic bookkeeping and financial management required. Event planning experience preferred. 

The OHA program associate will be an employee of the Oral History Association working with the Executive Office at Baylor University, located in Waco, Texas. 

The position begins January 3, 2023. 

To apply, send 1) a letter of application indicating your interest and qualifications and 2) a resume and/or CV.  Submit these materials and any questions you have about the position to Stephen Sloan at [email protected]

The Oral History Association is an equal opportunity employer. OHA celebrates diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. 

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