University Seeks Grateful Dead Archivist

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The University of California, Santa Cruz, is seeking an archivist for its collection of Grateful Dead materials. The job involves managing original documents, clippings, art, posters, recordings, publication and documentation of the band's famous network of fans, known as deadheads.

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RENEE MONTAGNE, host:

And our last word in business today is about a job opening in Santa Cruz, California.

(Soundbite of song, Big Boss Man)

GRATEFUL DEAD (Rock Group): (Singing) Big boss man

MONTAGNE: The word is Deadhead wanted. The University of California, Santa Cruz needs someone to manage its Grateful Dead archive. The school has a trove of recordings, documents, clippings, art and material related to the bands famous network of fans, known as Deadheads.

Candidates will need, quote, expert knowledge of contemporary popular music and a Masters degree in archive management.

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