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Employer
365 Project

Position
Project Historian

Job Description

The Miller Fellow will draw on 365 Project historical materials (e.g. Blacks in Yellow Springs: A Community Encyclopedia, Blacks in Yellow Springs 2021 Walking Tour recordings, photographs) and materials from other sources, to create a virtual room that can be visited online, called the Blacks in Yellow Springs Museum and Archive. The online format will enable visitors move through the room and be able to click on icons that will open up detailed images or archival materials that they can review.

The Miller Fellows work will include:

  • Using the computer suite in the Antioch Arts and Science Building to construct the online room
  • Regularly consulting with 365 Project member Kevin McGruder for assistance in getting access to archival 365 Project and other materials, and to discuss the development of the room
  • Meeting with Kevin McGruder periodically to show progress with the development of the room. The work will be for the Winter quarter beginning January 11th and ending on March 26th.
  • The Miller Fellow will work up to 30 hours each week during the period.

Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with computer programs and applications associated with constructing virtual reality settings
  • An interest in Yellow Springs Black History
  • Access to a computer capable of running the necessary programs

Proposed tasks or duties

The Miller Fellow will assist The 365 Project to move forward ongoing and new community projects.

– Maintain and update The 365 Project website, www.the365projectys.org as needed;
– Support to the Young People of Color Group: The Miller Fellow will assist the YPOC Group, students of color from Yellow Springs middle school and high school on initiatives such as film screenings, and workshops.  The YPOC group is hosted by the 365Project and meets monthly.
– Assist in the editing of the 2022 Supplement to Blacks in Yellow Springs: A Community Encyclopedia that was first published in 2020 collecting submissions on biographies of Yellow Springs African Americans as well as information regarding area businesses and organizations;
– Participate in meetings and planning of Inclusive/Resilient Yellow Springs, a coalition of which The 365 Project is a member, that in 2021 will gather survey information regarding barriers to diversity (economic, age, race, ability, sexual orientation) in Yellow Springs, and then craft initiatives to eliminate these barriers.

Contact
John Gudgel
937-767-7224 (YSHS)
jgudgel@ysschools.org

Kevin McGruder
937-572-9821
kevmcgr@pipeline.com

the365projectys@gmail.com

Miller Fellowships are offered to the following individuals:

Students:

      • A full-time, degree-seeking student in good standing at a Greene County college or university with a preference towards an Antioch College student
      • A high school student who is a resident of Yellow Springs/Miami Township or an attendee at Yellow Springs High School; high school Miller Fellows must be 16 years old or older.
      • A resident of Yellow Springs/Miami Township under the age of 25 in a gap year before or during college or home for a vacation period
      • Students must have completed the YSCF’s Nonprofit Leadership Institute (NLI) or apply and complete the next available NLI during their employment.
      • The identified Miller Fellow can be a current employee of the nonprofit if they meet the requirements above.

Reference Materials:

To apply for this job email your details to jgudgel@ysschools.org