Baylor University, Institute for Oral History
Oral History Senior Editor and Collection Manager
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Texas, United States|
|Position:||Lecturer, Non-Tenure Track Faculty, Research Professional|
Baylor University Institute for Oral History invites applications for the position of Oral History Senior Editor and Collection Manager, a full-time, non-tenure track, research faculty position to begin as early as June 1, 2014. As the Institute’s primary editor, this position manages processing of oral history interview recordings for preservation and access, including supervision of editorial staff, administration of the Institute’s database, creation of metadata, supervision of transcribing, auditing, abstracting, and editing of transcripts, and coordination of access services for transcripts and recordings. The Senior Editor and Collection Manager also monitors, evaluates, and implements technology strategies and oversees the digitization of analog recordings. In addition, the position assists the Director with planning and administering research projects, grant proposal writing, and special programming and publications. The successful candidate will be an active participant in professional development through research, professional presentations, training workshops, and publications on topics related to the areas of responsibility and through attendance and active memberships in the Oral History Association and Texas Oral History Association. Minimum Requirements: Master’s degree in humanities, social sciences, or an appropriate interdisciplinary field; experience in professional oral history methodology; administrative experience in humanities; managerial and supervisory aptitude; knowledge of professional editorial standards; knowledge of technology related to creation, preservation, and access of audio and video recordings and transcripts; general knowledge of recent American history; strong verbal, interpersonal, and public-relations skills; and personal integrity in handling confidential materials. Application procedure: Please submit a letter of application, current curriculum vitae, transcripts, and letters of recommendation from three individuals. Submit all materials electronically to apply.interfolio.com/24217.
As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, Baylor encourages minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities to apply.
Founded by Baylor University in 1970, the Institute for Oral History is a nationally recognized research program in oral history methodology. To learn about our scholarship, collections, and initiatives, visit http://www.baylor.edu/oralhistory.
Chartered in 1845 by the Republic of Texas, Baylor University is the oldest university in Texas and the world's largest Baptist University. Baylor's mission is to educate men and women for worldwide leadership and service by integrating academic excellence and Christian commitment within a caring community. Baylor is actively recruiting new faculty with a strong commitment to the classroom and an equally strong commitment to discovering new knowledge as Baylor aspires to become a top tier research university while reaffirming and strengthening its distinctive Christian mission as described in http://www.baylor.edu/profuturis/.
For questions contact Stephen Sloan, Director of the Institute for Oral History, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Primary Category:||Oral History
|Secondary Categories:||American History / Studies
Library and Information Science
Research and Methodology