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Development Assistant
Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University

Position Summary: The Development Assistant at the Center for Documentary Studies will perform a variety of administrative tasks, including database management, donor relations, prospect research, communications, event management, and other administrative support activities for the development team at the Center for Documentary Studies (CDS). The Development Assistant must be able to represent CDS with internal and external constituencies, assist with data analysis and problem solving, and coordinate multiple systems within a fast-paced environment at two locations, the Center for Documentary Studies and the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival, a program of CDS.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

Internal Tracking, Processing, and Acknowledgement: Serve as gift receipt and processing administrator; ensure timely and accurate data entry for all constituents; oversee the processing of donations and pledges with the CDS business office and Duke Gift Records; generate acknowledgment letters for incoming gifts in coordination with the development team and maintain strict quality control guidelines to ensure accuracy of all outgoing materials; manage renewal reminders and payments for membership groups and other recurring gifts.

Special Events: Assist with the planning and execution of special events tied to fundraising, including guest lists, invitations, tracking RSVPs, venue logistics, catering, program details, and follow-up with attendees.

Prospect Research: Conduct research on prospective individual donors and other funders (foundations, corporate sponsors, etc.), as requested by members of the development team, and keep the database updated to reflect findings.

General Administrative: Prepare tracking and presentation reports, assist with fundraising campaign mailings (electronic and postal), generate mailing lists, field queries, assist with grant management including keeping track of grant schedules and reporting deadlines and assisting with the completion of all necessary grant applications and reports. Assist with travel logistics, process receipts and invoices, help with informational packets, track agendas and take minutes at development committee and other fundraising meetings, along with other related support for the development team.

Education/Training: Work requires good working knowledge of organizational tools such as databases and spreadsheets and familiarity with research and communications principles normally acquired through at least two years of postsecondary education.

Experience: Work generally requires one to three years of professional experience. Previous development experience a plus. OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE.

In addition, the successful candidate will possess the following qualities/attributes:

Technical Skills: Data entry; editing/proofing; office procedures, including proper telephone etiquette; correspondence; data verification; data analysis; database tracking software; Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and other tracking, communications, and reporting software programs; AudienceView and/or other e-commerce tools; ability to learn new systems.

Other preferred skills:

  • Detail oriented
  • Ability to interact professionally with diverse range of internal and external contacts and communities
  • Ability to handle several projects simultaneously
  • Ability to manage conflicting deadlines
  • Excellent verbal and written communications
  • Interpersonal relations
  • Team player
  • Self-motived and goal oriented
  • Project management

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual’s age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

TO APPLY:

Two (2) steps are necessary. Please note applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

1) Send cover letter, resume, and three references to docstudies@duke.edu or to the mailing address below. (References will not be called without the candidate’s knowledge).
                   Development Assistant Search
                   Center for Documentary Studies
                   1317 West Pettigrew St
                   Durham, NC 27705

2) Go to the Duke University jobs site https://hr.duke.edu/careers/apply and follow the instructions to submit an application for the following requisition number: 401253513.

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Development Associate
Full Frame Documentary Film Festival

Position Summary: Plan and coordinate a comprehensive fundraising program for the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival in consultation with the Festival Director on all aspects of fundraising, including individual gifts, grants, sponsorships, and government and in-kind fundraising. Coordinate Festival development efforts with the senior development team at the Center for Documentary Studies (CDS) to ensure these activities are aligned with staff, faculty, CDS Board of Directors, and other supporters of CDS and Duke University Development.

Work Performed

Build and sustain relationships with current, new, and potential grant-giving organizations and individual donors as well as other corporate, governmental and community partners, including development of grant schedule and completion of all necessary applications and reports, maintenance of databases and ensuring that all sponsors and other partners (marketing and organizational partners) are tracked and recognized appropriately. Assist in developing and implement policies and procedures related to gift acknowledgement, donor recognition, record keeping, communications and other related activities. Assist with supervision of the Development Assistant, who is responsible for maintaining effective collecting, tracking, recording, accounting, acknowledgement, and follow-up on all gifts from individuals, corporations, government, and foundation prospects.

Oversee individual donor campaigns, including First Team program and event planning, benefits administration (includes Festival ticket and pass reservation), membership renewals, and special appeals (holiday and year-end fundraising campaigns). Serve as prime concierge for all First Team donors at the Festival and other screenings. Work with staff to gather information and assist with development and production of development publications, including First Team newsletters and website materials to ensure inclusion of donor-focused content.

Responsible for oversight of sponsorships and sponsor relationships, including soliciting new and returning sponsors in consultation with Festival Director and staff and in keeping with Festival needs, preparing sponsorship proposals, negotiating and securing sponsorship agreements, maintaining sponsor communications, tracking and administering benefits for current and new sponsors (including Festival ticket and pass reservations), and insuring fulfillment of all festival commitments to sponsors.

Oversee and implement benefits structure to ensure that all corporate, government, foundation, individual, and trade sponsors and ad recipients receive appropriate benefits as per agreements, including corporate visibility, brand awareness, and marketing tie-ins as well as passes and tickets. Develop and maintain fundraising calendar (includes initiatives related to individual giving, sponsorships, and foundation and government support).

Collaborate and coordinate Festival development activities with overall CDS fundraising team by participating together in weekly and monthly meetings to develop and implement joint donor programs, identifying and cultivating donor prospects and potential collaborative grants, and identifying and cultivating other opportunities for collaboration as needed and in conjunction with Duke University Development as needed.

Perform general management responsibilities, including annual plans, budgets, and reports (includes reports for the CDS Board and Full Frame advisory boards), and assist other staff with aspects of the Full Frame Program and other marketing materials by providing information on sponsor recognition and advertising.

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work performed. This is not an exhaustive list of required responsibilities and duties.

Required Qualifications at this Level

Education/Training: Work requires the skills and knowledge normally acquired through completion of a bachelor's degree.

Experience: 3-5 years of progressive fundraising/customer relations/marketing or sales and promotions experience in team environment. Proven verbal and written communication skills and computer experience. Occasional travel required.

OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

In addition, the successful candidate will possess the following qualities/attributes:

Attention to detail, advanced skills in Microsoft Office Suite, and strong writing skills strongly encouraged.

Technical Skills: Data entry; editing/proofing; office procedures, including proper telephone etiquette; correspondence; data verification; data analysis; database tracking software; Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and other tracking, communications, and reporting software programs; AudienceView and/or other e-commerce tools; ability to learn new systems.

Other preferred skills:

  • Detail oriented 
  • Ability to interact professionally with diverse range of internal and external contacts and communities
  • Ability to handle several projects simultaneously 
  • Ability to manage conflicting deadlines 
  • Excellent verbal and written communications 
  • Interpersonal relations 
  • Team player 
  • Self-motived and goal oriented 
  • Project management 

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual’s age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

TO APPLY:

Two (2) steps are necessary. Please note applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

1) Send cover letter, resume, and three references to docstudies@duke.edu or to the mailing address below. (References will not be called without the candidate’s knowledge).                                                                Development Associate Search                    
                                             Center for Documentary Studies
                                             1317 West Pettigrew St                    
​                                             Durham, NC 27705

2) Go to the Duke University jobs site https://hr.duke.edu/careers/apply and follow the instructions to submit an application for the following requisition number: 401260382.

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Documentary Diversity Project (DDP) Program Coordinator
Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University

 

Position Summary:
As part of a strategic priority to diversify the documentary field, the Center for Documentary Studies (CDS) is launching a three-year pilot program made possible in part by a grant from the William R. Kenan Jr. Charitable Trust. The goal of the pilot is to build pathways for more people of color to become documentary artists and producers and to support their achievements. Including a wider range of documentary storytellers in society at large has the power to allow all of us to see from more angles, enrich our knowledge base, and expand our sense of possibilities. The program coordinator is responsible for overall management of the daily operations of the Documentary Diversity Project (DDP), including coordination of local and national mentors, supervision of program participants (Fellows and Apprentices), and coordination of the DDP with other programs at CDS and with community partners. The DDP Program Coordinator is supervised by the director of the Center for Documentary Studies.  

The successful candidate will be an independent team player of strong emotional intelligence who is experienced in working with underrepresented groups as a teacher, organizer, youth leader, facilitator, or coordinator. Should have completed racial equity and/or anti-oppression training and be passionate about the mission of this pilot program, with a demonstrated ability to develop rapport among people and experience in bridge-building/facilitating relationships and networking skills. Varied educational background/experiences are acceptable. Familiarity with the documentary arts a plus. Candidates from underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

The DDP Program Coordinator is a full-time, exempt position requiring approximately 40 hours/week with a flexible schedule, including nights and weekends. This is a grant-funded position with a three-year term. Continuation of the position beyond three years is dependent on securing additional funding.

Duties and Responsibilities

Coordination of Documentary Fellows and Apprentices:

  • Work with local community organizations to help identify and select each cohort of apprentices, including advertising and circulation of application materials; corresponding with apprentices prior to and during application process; collecting applications and circulating them to selection committee; arranging interviews for candidates; verifying references for candidates; conducting orientation; and coordinating equipment and workspace at CDS
  • Help to acclimate apprentices and fellows, including access to CDS and Duke facilities and resources (e.g. library access, Archive of Documentary Arts, film screenings, Forum for Scholars and Publics, humanities lab, 3D digital printing lab)
  • Assist in lining up local and national mentors for apprentices and fellows, including working with CDS staff, faculty and the MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts program, all of whom have connections to this network to help facilitate contact
  • Research and dialog with each mentor to determine how best to “partner” them with an apprentice or a fellow
  • Schedule individual meetings between apprentices and CDS program directors to introduce apprentices to CDS programs and staff; follow-up with both apprentices and program directors to determine interests/strengths and best fit/match for mentorship
  • Maintain regular communication with apprentices and mentors via phone/email/face-to-face, including brainstorming, problem-solving, processing, mentoring, etc.
  • Help apprentices and fellows navigate institutions (Duke University and CDS in particular), relationships (with CDS staff/faculty and local/national mentors), and fieldwork
  • Plan and coordinate curriculum and programming for apprentices, including field trips, workshops, and other learning opportunities • Help apprentices and fellows set clear goals and deadlines
  • Support apprentices and fellows as they produce/present/exhibit work
  • Help with internship placements after apprenticeship
  • Provide general logistical help

Administration:

  • Assist CDS business office with getting fellows and apprentices into the Duke payroll system and related administrative work to keep program participants up to date on required paperwork
  • Manage overall program budget tracking and process expenses
  • Work with CDS communications team to manage DDP blog and social media platforms
  • Attend CDS program and other meetings on behalf of the DDP Program
  • Write quarterly and annual reports, and create and keep other documentation, regarding the DDP Program
  • Assist with grant administration as needed

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work performed. This is not an exhaustive list of required responsibilities and duties.

EDUCATION
Work requires analytical, communications, and organizational skills generally acquired through completion of a bachelor's degree program.

EXPERIENCE
Work requires one year of experience in program administration or involving academic, instructional, or counseling activities to acquire skills necessary to plan, coordinate, and implement a variety of program activities and events. 

OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

In addition, the successful candidate will possess the following qualities/attributes:

Preferred skills:

  • Proficiency with Excel and PowerPoint (and/or other presentation programs)
  • Proficiency with a database management program
  • Detail oriented
  • Ability to interact professionally with diverse range of internal and external contacts and communities
  • Ability to handle several projects simultaneously
  • Ability to manage multiple deadlines
  • Excellent verbal and written communications
  • Team player with strong interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated and goal oriented
  • Project management experience

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual’s age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

TO APPLY:
Two steps are necessary. Please note applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

1) Send cover letter, resume, and three references to docstudies@duke.edu or to the mailing address below. (References will not be called without the candidate’s knowledge).

DDP Program Coordinator Search
Center for Documentary Studies
1317 West Pettigrew St.
Durham, NC 27705

2) Go to the Duke University jobs site https://hr.duke.edu/careers/apply and follow the instructions to submit an application for the following requisition number: 401264302.

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POST-MFA FELLOWSHIP IN THE DOCUMENTARY ARTS
Center for Documentary Studies

As part of a strategic priority to diversify the documentary pipeline, the Center for Documentary Studies (CDS) at Duke University invites applications from historically underrepresented groups for a ten-month post-MFA Fellowship in the Documentary Arts, to begin on September 1, 2017. This three-year pilot program is made possible in part by a grant from the William R. Kenan, Jr. Charitable Trust; the goal is to build pathways for more people of color to become documentary artists and producers, and to support their achievements.

UPDATE: The Center for Documentary Studies has revised the call for the Post-MFA Fellowship in the Documentary Arts and extended the deadline to May 30, 2017.
To help define eligibility for this three-year pilot program, CDS used the STEM Underrepresented Minority (URM) definition as the basis for the original grant and for the original call for applications. After subsequent feedback and discussion, we have expanded the list of groups eligible. This expansion reflects the spirit and philosophy of inclusion that animates our core institutional work to diversify the documentary pipeline—to listen, learn, revise institutional practices as necessary, and strengthen relationships among people committed to uplifting the voices of artists, journalists, and scholars of color throughout the documentary world.

What CDS will provide:

  • A stipend of $35,000 with health benefits.
  • Access to Duke University libraries, computers, labs, facilities, and studio/office space.
  • Access to CDS’s long-established community networks for collaboration and creative exchange.
  • Programming to support and enhance professional development.
  • One-on-one mentoring with a variety of successful documentary makers.
  • Opportunity to present work publicly.
  • Space and time to refine and enhance one’s portfolio and expand one’s cv.

Expectations:

  • The Fellowship’s main purpose is to give each Fellow the space and time to significantly enhance a portfolio of documentary work (taking the form of fieldwork, production, and/or archival research, teaching, expansion of MFA work), and to work closely with CDS faculty and staff to expand professional networks, capacities, and reach.
  • Fellows selected for this program are expected to be engaged full-time in their own practice and spend at least 70% of the time in residence at CDS.
  • Fellows will be expected to mentor younger documentarians working with the program to diversify the documentary pipeline.
  • Fellows may elect to (co-)teach a course during the spring semester of their ten-month term.
  • Work produced during the appointment will be presented through an exhibition, performance or reading, and an accompanying artist’s or author’s talk.

Application Requirements / Eligibility:

  • Applicants must be from one or more of the following groups: Blacks, Latinx, Native Americans (American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians), Asians or Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders, Puerto Ricans, Middle Eastern/North Africans.
  • Applicants must have legal status to work in the United States during the term of the fellowship.
  • Applicants must have completed their MFA degree in the last 3 years.
  • Preference will be given to those who can provide strong evidence of artistic and/or documentary production.
  • We interpret documentary broadly; the MFA degree does not need to be in the documentary arts. Artists or writers working in any medium and/or mode that relates broadly to documentary are encouraged to apply.

Application Materials Required:

  • Cover letter
  • CV
  • Proposed work plan for the Fellowship year (2-pages maximum)
  • Personal/artist statement.
  • Three letters of recommendation, including one letter evaluating the substance of one’s work.
  • Portfolio that includes work produced in the last 5 years.

TO APPLY: Applicants must upload portfolio and written materials online to SlideRoom (https://dukearts.slideroom.com/#/permalink/program/36279) from April 28 to May 30, 2017; more detail is included on the SlideRoom website.

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Programming Internship
Full Frame Documentary Film Festival

The Full Frame Documentary Film Festival is accepting applications for an eight-month paid programming internship position that will begin in September 2017 and end in April 2018. The intern will gain broad experience in various functions of the festival programming department and obtain an overall view of how festival content is determined, organized, and exhibited. The intern will be based at the Full Frame offices in Durham, North Carolina, for the duration of the internship. The 21st annual festival takes place Thursday, April 5, through Sunday, April 8, 2018.

To qualify, applicants should be recent college graduates (preferably no more than three years out of school) who are exceptionally organized, pay careful attention to detail, demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills, and have a cooperative attitude and an eagerness to learn. A commitment to dependability, work ethic, and confidentiality are essential. Successful candidates will have a background in any or all of the following: film, documentary, publishing, event planning, and arts administration. Experience with Excel and database management preferred. The Programming Internship is a part time, hourly position through Duke University and requires a commitment of approximately 20 to 30 hours per week. Some weekend work is required, and hours may increase in the lead-up to the festival. The intern must also be available to work the week of the festival, April 2 through 8.

Areas of responsibility include:

  • Process film submissions, maintain submission database, and prepare materials for selection committee distribution and filmmaker notification.
  • Research film titles, filmmakers, and other topics, as assigned.
  • Collect and organize film details, publicity materials, and other festival deliverables.
  • Review film descriptions, interviews, and additional copy for print and website.
  • Prepare registration materials and assist with itineraries for festival.
  • Represent Full Frame at the filmmaker table during the 2018 festival.
  • Coordinate the Full Frame Fellows Program, corresponding with advisors, distributing program details in the lead-up to the festival, and facilitating master classes onsite.
  • Support organization of the Full Frames archive, including both electronic and physical materials.
  • Assist with department clerical duties, including checking the mail, preparing shipments, and answering inquiries by email and phone.

Though the intern will be involved in coordinating the selection process and will have opportunities to review films and observe deliberations, please note that the intern is not responsible for film selection.

The Full Frame Documentary Film Festival is an annual international event dedicated to the theatrical exhibition of nonfiction cinema, welcoming filmmakers and film lovers from around the world to historic downtown Durham, North Carolina, for a four-day, morning-to-midnight array of nearly 100 films and discussions. Set within a few city blocks, the intimate festival landscape fosters community and conversation among filmmakers, film professionals, and the public. Full Frame is a program of the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University (CDS). The intern will be supervised by Full Frame’s Artistic Director and Programming Coordinator and will be expected to participate as a staff colleague in Full Frame and CDS activities.

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual’s age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

TO APPLY: Please send a cover letter addressing your goals and aspirations for this internship, a resume, two references, and a writing sample to opportunities@fullframefest.org. The writing sample should be a paragraph describing a documentary film, similar in structure to those listed on the Full Frame website and no more than 160 words. Please send all materials as electronic files with “Full Frame Programming Internship – (Applicant’s Name)” in the email subject line. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

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Documentary Arts and Media Internship
Center for Documentary Studies

The Center for Documentary Studies (CDS) at Duke University is accepting applications for a 12-month paid documentary arts and media internship that will begin in fall 2017 and end in summer 2018. The intern will gain broad experience in the documentary field, with particular focus on digital arts and publishing, communications, and producing a range of materials related to the documentary arts. (See more detailed description below.) The intern will be based at CDS in Durham, North Carolina.

Applicants for the internship should be recent college graduates (no more than three years out of school). The successful candidate will be an energetic, responsible, organized, and detail-oriented person with excellent writing and communications skills, someone who balances initiative and drive with congeniality and team play, shows creative talent, and exhibits achievement in some aspect of the documentary arts. Experience with InDesign/Adobe Suite, as well as photo, video, and audio production is a plus. The documentary arts and media internship is a part-time, hourly position through Duke University and requires a commitment of 30 hours per week, September 1, 2017, to August 31, 2018. Interns receive a monthly stipend of $1,000.

The documentary arts and media internship is designed for individuals interested in documentary work in all mediums and a career in communications and/or publishing.

CDS publishes a series of books on the documentary arts as well as photography books by individual artists, and the internship provides excellent experience in how books are produced and promoted. The work covers all stages of the book editorial and production process, including internet and library research, proofreading, handling and scanning of art, generating publicity and marketing materials, coordinating advertising, and assisting with online publicity campaigns, as well as public events at CDS.

This intern also works closely with the Communications staff, using social media, e-mail newsletters, and other web-based publicity and marketing options to increase awareness of CDS projects, exhibitions, and events. The intern will conduct interviews with visiting artists and staff for websites, design ads and other CDS materials, and will assist in creating video, photo, and audio productions that document ongoing programs and events to be published on CDS’s digital platforms, including an active, in-depth website and a new blog that is currently under construction.

The intern is also responsible for coordinating three award competitions, which provides the rare opportunity to see the documentary projects of hundreds of practicing photographers and multimedia artists and to learn how international competitions are organized, promoted, and juried. The work will entail reviewing photography and multimedia entries, maintaining submission databases, handling correspondence, and facilitating selection committees and judging panels.

The Center for Documentary Studies offers an interdisciplinary program in the documentary arts—photography, audio, film/video, narrative writing, and other means of creative expression. Much more than a traditional educational center, CDS encourages experiential learning in diverse environments outside the classroom, with an emphasis on the role of individual artistic expression in advancing broader societal goals. Programs range widely to include university undergraduate courses, popular summer institutes that attract students from across the country, international awards competitions, award-winning book publishing and radio programming, exhibitions of new and established artists in our own galleries, and fieldwork projects in the U.S. and abroad. READ MORE: http://documentarystudies.duke.edu

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual’s age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

TO APPLY: send a cover letter, resume, relevant writing sample (no more than 3 pages; excerpts accepted), one letter of recommendation, and a personal statement of goals and intent for the internship to the Center for Documentary Studies at docstudies@duke.edu. Please send all materials as electronic files with “Internship Applicant (Applicant’s Name) – Documentary Arts & Media” in the e-mail subject line. Ideally, the recommendation letter should be sent as a PDF directly from the person who is recommending the applicant, with the same information in the e-mail subject line.

DEADLINE: Tuesday, July 1, 2017

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Exhibitions Internship
Center for Documentary Studies

The Center for Documentary Studies (CDS) at Duke University is accepting applications for a nine-month exhibitions internship position that will begin in September 2017 and end in May 2018. The intern will gain broad experience in the documentary field, with particular focus on exhibiting the documentary arts. The intern will be based at CDS in Durham, North Carolina, for the 2017–18 academic year.

To qualify, applicants should be recent college graduates (no more than three years out of undergrad or graduate school) who demonstrate excellent communications abilities, pay careful attention to details, balance initiative and drive with congeniality and team play, show creative talent, and exhibit achievement in some aspect of the documentary arts. CDS internships require a commitment of 30 hours per week, and interns receive a monthly stipend of $1,000.

The exhibitions intern is involved in exhibitions management, planning, program development, and outreach. A successful candidate will have experience in any or all of the following: photography and audio production, exhibits management; a keen understanding of documentary work; excellent skills as a communicator and team player; very strong organizational skills; and enthusiasm about working with community, school, and university groups, reaching populations of all ages and backgrounds.

The exhibitions intern, supervised by the Exhibitions Director, assists with in-house exhibition fabrication, installation, maintenance, and take-down; organization and inventory of preparatory materials and exhibits in storage; transfer of materials to special collections archive; public programming for exhibitions; outreach to Duke University, local community, and school groups, including exhibition and other public events awareness; processing submissions and handling return correspondence; communications with artists and curators; and marketing exhibits and CDS as a whole through web, direct mail, and phone communications.

The intern will be expected to participate as a staff colleague in all CDS activities. The Center for Documentary Studies offers an interdisciplinary program in the documentary arts—photography, audio, film/video, narrative writing, and other means of creative expression—that emphasizes active engagement in the world beyond the university campus. Much more than a traditional educational center, CDS encourages experiential learning in diverse environments outside the classroom, with an emphasis on the role of individual artistic expression in advancing broader societal goals. Programs range widely to include university undergraduate courses, popular summer institutes that attract students from across the country, international awards competitions, award-winning book publishing and radio programming, exhibitions of new and established artists in our own galleries, and fieldwork projects in the U.S. and abroad. Learn more about CDS on our website.

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual’s age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

TO APPLY: Send a cover letter, resume, relevant writing sample (no more than 3 pages; excerpts accepted), one letter of recommendation, and a personal statement of goals and intent for the internship to cdsexhibitions@duke.edu. Please send all materials as electronic files with “Internship Applicant (Applicant’s Name) – (Exhibitions)” in the e-mail subject line. Ideally, the recommendation letter should be sent as a PDF directly from the person who is recommending the applicant, with the same information in the e-mail subject line.

DEADLINE: July 11, 2017

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