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White Snake Projects is now hiring for the following positions:

  • IDMS (Indigenous Directory of Musical Storytelling) Research Fellow

See below for detailed job descriptions.

IDMS (Indigenous Directory of Musical Storytelling) Research Fellow

Hours: Flexible
Hourly Rate: $18/hour
Time Frame: March – July 2022
Contact Name: Milan Eldridge
Contact Email: [email protected]
Work Location: Remote

Job Description:

The ideal candidate for this position is an individual who is familiar with or who has knowledge of Native American/Alaska Native/Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander communities and cultures. 

The Candidate will be responsible for identifying Native American organizations and resources to populate a database we’re building called The Indigenous Directory of Musical Storytelling. This database will be the reference for performing arts organizations across North America to retain, hire, and engage Indigenous musical storytellers.

Our Mission Statement describes the project and the IDMS Application Form is the document we will send out to appropriate organizations.

The Research Fellow is offered a high level of responsibility and is required to work independently. Personal integrity and solid judgment skills are needed to perform research online and to connect with appropriate organizations which have been identified. Must be a proactive self-starter. Requires fluency in Excel and word processing software. Prior research experience, project management, and public relations skills are preferred. 


All candidates must be able to work a flexible schedule. This is a remote position with regular team meetings over Zoom. 

March-April – approximately 20 hours/week

May-June approximately 10 hours/week to maintain, revise, and follow up


Submit cover letter and resume to Milan Eldridge at [email protected]


Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

Hiring Preference: 

White Snake Projects is an activist opera company. We strongly encourage women, Black, Native American, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander, People of Color, LGBTQ+ individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents, and veterans to apply. White Snake Projects is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will not be discriminated against because of race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, citizenship status, disability, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, medical condition, or any protected category prohibited by local, state or federal laws.