Are you passionate about sharing the stories of historic places in Newfoundland and Labrador? Do you have a background in oral history interviewing and historic research? A love of public history and folklore? We might have a job for you!
The Intangible Cultural Heritage office of HeritageNL is hiring a Historic Places Researcher, to help research the hidden histories of historic places, and making those stories more accessible to the general public. The position will be researching the heritage, architecture, and oral history of local historic places, with the goal that the collected information and images from the research will be featured in online collections.
The applicant must have excellent oral and written communication skills; knowledge of Newfoundland and Labrador heritage; availability to travel locally; and an undergraduate or masters level degree in history, archaeology, folklore, or architecture.
Hourly wage: $20.00
The position will run for approximately 25 weeks, finishing Friday, 26 March, 2021.
Application Deadline: 5:00pm, Wednesday, 7th of October, 2020.
The position is funded through Young Canada Works at Building Careers in Heritage, and the applicant must fit the following criteria:
- Canadian Citizen, permanent resident, or have refugee status in Canada
- Legally entitled to work in Canada
- Will be between the ages of 16 and 30 years of age at the start of employment
- College, CGEP, or University graduate
- Graduated from a post-secondary institution within the past 2 years
- Has not participated in the YCW program with Heritage NL in the past
Send cover letter, cv, and 3 references by email, by October 7th, to:
Dale Jarvis, ICH Development Officer