Project Mgr/Archivist, University of Chicago Black Metropolis Research Consortium

Full time

Created: December 1, 2014
Chicago
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Description

Using independent judgment and discretion, while consulting with the BMRC's Executive Director, perform the following tasks:- Prepare project reports and documentation as necessary, with particular attention to grant management and reporting.- Lead the BMRC's goal of efficient and integrated (analog and digital) curation activities.- Manage and develop relational databases (including FileMaker and Archivist's Toolkit); migrate date from legacy databases as needed to improve data collection and overall efficiency of operations.- Manage BMRC's content management systems and social media platforms.- Monitor emerging trends and technologies related to archives management.- Represent the BMRC at meetings and conferences, and in discussions with peer institutions at the regional and national level.- Assist with scheduling, attend, and provide updates on projects at BMRC Board meetings.- Serve as liaison between the BMRC, the University of Chicago Office of the Provost and technical staff.- Work with Second Space members as well as community members. May include processing of analog and/or digital collections using standard tools and archival appraisal.- Provide support for BMRC events and related programming.- Perform other office duties as assigned.



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