Job Opportunity at the Western Folklife Center

An opportunity to use your degree in folklife studies, ethnomusicology, cultural anthropology, or a related field and work in the heart of the West!


The Western Folklife Center seeks a Programs Manager. This is an excellent opportunity for a creative person to add their signature to nationally recognized programs such as the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering, as well as ongoing and new programs. Candidates should have a B.A. in folklife studies, ethnomusicology, cultural anthropology, or related fields and have a minimum of two years’ experience in event and program management. Excellent verbal, writing, editing and computer skills are required. Candidates should be able to manage budgets and contribute to grant writing and reporting. Interest and skills in fieldwork, program curation, media, digital storytelling and exhibit production are a plus. For a complete job description go to:

Deadline April 27, 2018.

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