Program Manager, Collection Development
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||California, United States|
The University of Southern California (USC), founded in 1880, is located in the heart of downtown L.A. and is the largest private employer in the City of Los Angeles. As an employee of USC, you will be a part of a world-class research university and a member of the "Trojan Family," which is comprised of the faculty, students and staff that make the university what it is.
The USC Shoah Foundation Institute for Visual History and Education is dedicated to utilizing nearly 52,000 videotaped testimonies of Holocaust survivors and witnesses for educational and scholarly purposes.
The Institute is seeking an individual to guide and assist in expanding the content of the Institutes archive with videotaped survivor and witness testimonies related to experiences other than the Holocaust. This position includes seeking appropriate collections already in existence and /or seeking to develop such a collection or collections. The individual would be responsible for managing all aspects of such a collection expansion. This individual will prepare and modify, in consultation with relevant experts in the field and Institute staff, methodology and training materials, and is responsible for preparation of all pertinent documentation relevant for creation of a new collection: conducting interviews with survivors and witnesses.
Administers an academic, research, clinical or administrative program of the university. Plans and develops program objectives and/or content. Researches and identifies trends and needs and establishes program directions accordingly. Assesses quality of program operations. Modifies existing program services or creates new program offerings to maintain or enhance program standing. Links program with other relevant departments on or off campus as necessary.
Develops and administers program operating and administrative policies. Manages the dissemination, interpretation and application of program policies and recommends or makes exceptions.
Manages the delivery of services to program participants and/or beneficiaries. Sets and communicates program priorities and performance standards and assesses operations using these criteria. Plans and conducts quality assurance reviews and recommends changes as appropriate.
Develops and administers program budgets and recommends or makes budgetary and resource allocations. Provides financial status reports as requested.
Serves as a key resource for program information. Resolves problems or questions referred by program staff, university administrators, or other contingencies. Interfaces with faculty, staff, students, researchers, and external contacts for committee work or information exchange regarding program services or content.
The individual should have several years of professional or managerial experience in film production and/or collection development with emphasis on video and/or oral histories. The individual is expected o have solid knowledge and/or expertise in the field of international affairs with focus on human rights abuses and/or political and/or social/ethnical unrest and/or discrimination, and/or genocide studies preferred.
Performs other related duties as assigned or requested. The University reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.
Minimum Qualifications Bachelors Degree with three years experience. Directly related professional experience in area of program specialization.
Preferred Qualifications Masters Degree. Special education, licensing or certification requirements may exist based on program content.
To apply for this position, please visit http://www.usc.edu/bus-affairs/ers/
Requisition ID 27824
Job Title Program Manager, Collection Development
Division College of Letters, Arts and Sciences
Department Shoah - College LAS
Location University Park Campus
Employment Full Time
Hiring Range $60,000-$65,000
Ms. Karen Jungblut
|Primary Category:||Oral History
|Secondary Categories:||Archival Science