Love working on web sites? Interested in LGBT history? This might be the job for you!

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The Center for Gay and Lesbian Studies (CLAGS) at City University of New York (CUNY) is looking for a project coordinator for what sounds like a fantastic project. The project is OutHistory.org, a web site devoted to the histories of LGBT folk. Here's the job posting:

Job Description: CLAGS seeks a part-time Project Coordinator for a fledgling project, OutHistory.org, a website on the history of lesbians, gays, bisexuals, and transgender people. The main task is to work with the Director of CLAGS and the Project Director and to coordinate the development of the website in terms of content, design, development, and maintenance. Responsibilities will include assisting on grant writing, managing correspondence with the project's Advisory Board and Director, working on logistics for the annual advisory board meeting, maintaining communication with the web designers, conducting and coordinating archival work, editing content, and various other logistical and coordination activities. Additional tasks may include working with other CLAGS staff on general office administration. This position is part time (15 – 20 hours per week) at an hourly rate of $15.

Minimum Requirements and Qualifications:

· Ability to work independently and flexibly
· Excellent written and oral communication skills
· Motivated, well-organized, strong attention to detail
· Ability to multitask
· Ability to organize information

Desired qualifications:

· Knowledge of the field of sexuality studies
· Experience with knowledge and information management and/or website development
· Familiarity with web design terminology and functionality
· Experience with archival and research projects.

Starting Date: September 5 th, 2007, or as soon as possible

Pay: $15 per hour.

To Apply: Please email a cover letter and cv/resume to Sarah Chinn
at clags@gc.cuny.edu. Please put "ATTN: Project Coordinator" in the subject line.


Application Deadline: September 3rd, 2007

About CLAGS: The Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies (CLAGS) was founded in 1991 as the first university-based research center in the United States dedicated to the study of historical, cultural, and political issues of vital concern to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals and communities.