Two-Spirit Oral History Project Manager, Library

Job Number:
A87.22
Classification:
Technician 2
Date Posted:
July 27, 2022
Employee Group:
AESES
Funding:
Budget
Hiring Range:
$21.78 - $24.56 + 6% vacation pay
Position Category:
Full-Time, Term
Probation/Trial Period:
910 working hours or six (6) months, whichever comes first
Salary Range:
$21.78 - $28.90 + 6% vacation pay
Start Date:
August 29, 2022
Status:
New
Hours:
35 hours per week
Department:
Library
Location:
Winnipeg, MB
Job Type:
Term
Close Date:
08/10/2022
Professional Areas:
Staff
Description:

*This is a term position from August 29, 2022 - November 18, 2022*

Responsibilities:

  • Manage the recording, transcription, and syncing of oral history interviews with local Two-Spirit Elders and Knowledge-Keepers.
  • Identify potential interviewees.
  • Recruit, supervise and direct oral history interviewers.
  • Conduct and record interviews.
  • Collect, organize, and maintain recordings and collection documentation (consent forms, copyright agreements, metadata spreadsheets) from all interviewers.
  • Create interview transcripts, indexes and summaries.
  • Collect any accompanying documentation such as photographs and negotiate transfer to the Archives.
  • Catalogue project and interview data.
  • Coordinate and consult with relevant stakeholders including members of the Two-Spirit Archives Advisory Council, interviewers, interviewees, and Oral History Centre/Archives staff.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in History, Archival Studies, or Indigenous Studies, or equivalent combination of relevant education and experience.
  • Experience in the use of a variety of word-processing, database, and spreadsheet applications.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate.
  • Knowledge of oral history and/or archives methods and best practices is preferred.
  • Knowledge of Indigenous story-telling and oral tradition and culture is preferred.
  • Project management experience is preferred.
  • Experience working in a research environment is preferred.
  • Experience with Oral History Metadata Synchronizer (OHMS) software is an asset.
  • Experience with Access to Memory (AtoM) database is an asset.
  • Valid driver’s license is an asset.

An equivalent combination of education, experience, skills, knowledge and abilities may be considered.


Condition(s) of Employment:

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada.
     

Note: The work described in this posting will be conducted in-person.

The University of Winnipeg has a Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination Policy that requires all those coming to designated indoor campus spaces to provide proof they are fully vaccinated.  The Policy has been suspended effective May 2, 2022.  However, prospective employees should know that the Policy may be reinstated in the future based on changing public health circumstances.

The University of Winnipeg is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion and recognizes that a diverse staff and faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research environments, and is essential to academic and institutional excellence. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals and encourage women, racialized persons, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, and 2SLGBTQ+ persons to confidentially self-identify at time of application. Preference will be given to Indigenous and 2SLGBTQ+ persons. 

If you require accommodation supports during the recruitment process, please contact Shelby Phillips, HR Assistant at sh.phillips@uwinnipeg.ca. 

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