As an all volunteer-run organization, member involvement is essential to NEA’s success, and opportunities for participation abound. There are many committees, offices, and projects that need assistance from members. Whether you’re interested in light involvement or a longer term commitment, there are many ways you can contribute to this vibrant community.Here are just a few ways you can get involved:
NEA thrives because our volunteers offer their time, perspective, experience, and energy to serve the needs of our community. Serving with NEA is also a fantastic way to expand your professional network, strengthen your resume, and build new skills such as program planning, marketing, and managing finances.
Interested in learning more? See our open positions below or contact the NEA Representatives-at-large at RepAtLarge@newenglandarchivists.org to get involved.
Two candidates for a 2-year term (2018-2020)
Two candidates for a 1-year term (2018-2019)
The IDC strives to help build and maintain an inclusive environment where differences of opinion, beliefs, and values are sought, listened to, respected, and valued. Through inclusion, NEA is dedicated to expanding membership, participation, and leadership that reflect the broad diversity of New England. You can learn more about the IDC’s work here:
New members will rotate onto the committee in November 2018 and their duties are as follows:
Terms of Service: 2 years [two positions available] or 1 year [two positions available]
Application Instructions: Applicants are encouraged to submit a statement that details your strong commitment to inclusion and diversity; knowledge of the issues and personal and professional experience with advocacy around diversity and inclusion; and understanding of collaboration and public outreach. Successful candidates will also be well-organized and demonstrate strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
All applications will be reviewed by the NEA Executive Board, as well as the Co-Chairs and current members of the IDC committee. If you have any questions about the role of the IDC at-large, or about the work individual committee members do in support of the IDC, don’t hesitate to contact us at the email address below.
Please submit your application by July 15th to: email@example.com
We look forward to working with you!
Rosemary K. J. Davis
IDC Co-chairs, 2018-2021
The Journal of Contemporary Archival Studies, sponsored by New England Archivists and Yale University Library, seeks applications for Associate Editors. Three positions are available (term starting March 2019).
The Associate Editor works in collaboration with the Managing Editor and other members of the Editorial Board to solicit, select, and develop content for the journal. Primary duties include selection of peer reviewers for assigned submissions and supervising the peer review process in consultation with the Managing Editor, evaluating peer review reports, and making recommendations to the Managing Editor on the suitability of submissions for publication.
Additional duties include participation in programming at events, soliciting submissions, assisting in the development of content, and actively participating in the management of the journal. Terms of service are three years with the opportunity for a second term for a total of six years of service.
JCAS is a peer-reviewed, open access journal that furthers awareness of issues and developments in the work of professional archivists, curators, librarians, and historians. It serves as a locus for graduate students and professionals in library science, archival science, and public history to contribute original works of research and inquiry for peer review and publication. The journal publishes on an article-by-article basis.
Applicants must submit a résumé/CV and a brief statement of interest to firstname.lastname@example.org
by Tuesday, September 4.