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Posted on: April 20, 2012

[ARCHIVED] City of Dublin Seeks City Historian and Poet Laureate

The City of Dublin is actively seeking candidates for two volunteer positions within the Parks and Community Services Department.

The first position is a City Historian. The person selected will serve as a public advocate and researcher in matters pertaining to Dublin’s history. Candidates for City Historian must be a resident of Dublin or the descendent of Dublin family, be age 18 or older, be a published author or willing to publish, be willing to serve as a resource to the Heritage and Cultural Arts Division, and possess knowledge of the City and its history, as demonstrated through writing and research.

The second position is a Poet Laureate. The person selected for this position will serve as a public advocate for the appreciation and advancement of the literary arts for the City of Dublin. Candidates for Poet Laureate must be a resident of Dublin or work in Dublin, be age 18 or older, and be a published poet or be willing to publish poetry.

Both the City Historian and Poet Laureate are volunteer positions and will serve a two-year term. Interested applicants for either position may apply by submitting an application form and related supplemental documents.

The application deadline is 5:00 PM on Friday, May 11, 2012. Applications can be downloaded at http://www.dublin.ca.gov/index.aspx?NID=251 (click on Dublin City Historian or Dublin Poet Laureate) or call (925) 556-4500 for more information.

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