INCITE and the Center for Oral History Research seeks a Project Manager with oral history interviewing experience and familiarity with LGBTQ rights, organizations, and political history. Reporting to the Director of the Columbia Center for Oral History Research (CCOHR), the Project Manager is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Human Rights Campaign Oral History project.
The Project Manager will work closely with the Director and INCITE Associate Director to supervise the conduction of 150 hours of interview. Specifically, the Project Manager will oversee the creation and maintenance of a database tracking progress on interviews with narrators, and work with an office assistant to coordinate the workflow with other interviewers.
The Project Manager will also work with INCITE Associate Director producing regular narrative progress reports.
The Project Manager will also be responsible for the supervision of a video crew to film up to 40 hours of videotaped interview, working with them on scheduling, production and deliverables. The Project Manager will work with the office assistant in the final processing and preparation of 150 hours of interviews for submission into the archive, and direct a staff project coordinator to do editorial work to prepare interviews for submission.
The Project Manager will also be responsible for conducting up to 54 hours of interview during the project's 18 month duration, including all background biographical research associated with the individual interviews.
Performs related duties & responsibilities as assigned/requested.
INTERESTED INDIVIDUALS MUST PROVIDE A COVER LETTER AND RESUME TO BE CONSIDERED AN APPLICANT.
**NOTE TO APPLICANTS: THIS IS A 2 YEAR POSITION WITH THE POSSIBILITY OF EXTENSION IF ADDITIONAL FUNDS ARE SECURED.**
Bachelor's degree and / or equivalent related experience. Must have at least two years of experience - with one year experience working in an oral history archive.
Excellent organizational, communications and project management skills essential.
Knowledge of oral history procedures required. Fluency with MS Office application.
Familiarity with various recording technologies is essential.
Knowledge of digital media preferred.
Previous experience in conducting oral history interviews. Formal training or work experience in LGBTQ communities.
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
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