Columbia, SC: Project Assistant – South Carolina SHRAB (term), South Carolina Dept of Archives & History

Job Opening Title: Project Assistant- SC State Historical Records Advisory Board

Employer Name: SC Department of Archives and History

Job Location: Columbia, South Carolina

Application Deadline: February 11th

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Job Description (if URL to posting not available). Please include instructions for how to apply.: The South Carolina State Historical Records Advisory Board (SHRAB) has one part-time, paid position available for an individual interested in South Carolina history and archiving.

The project assistant will work with the South Carolina State Historical Records Advisory Board to gather and analyze survey data collected from archives, museums, and libraries across the state concerning the board’s strategic goals. The project assistant also will help organize several focus groups for the strategic goals and one for African American archives and libraries, which will include representatives from historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) around South Carolina. Other SHRAB-related duties may be assigned to the project assistant as needed.

Preference will be given to graduate students, but all are welcome to apply. To apply: please send your resume and any questions to Jessica Hills, at

The position is up to 20 hours per week at a pay rate of $12/hour. The position is available starting February 17, 2020 through November 20th, 2020.


• Must be detail-oriented.
• Must be proficient in a wide variety of computing applications and comfortable working with new or unfamiliar applications or systems.
• Must have excellent verbal and written communications skills.
• Must be able to lift boxes up to 25 lbs


• Familiarity with current archival standards and practices.
• Some knowledge of South Carolina history.