Friday, August 15 • 2:45pm - 3:45pm
SESSION 501 - Taken for Granted: How Term Positions Affect New Professionals and the Repositories That Employ Them

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Term, temporary, and project positions serve critical roles in the archival labor market, but the realities of their implementation can fall far short of the ideal, for both the organization and the employee. Come participate in a practical discussion of issues surrounding these ideals and realities, including ethical obligations of hiring organizations; how to design, find, or fund a good term position; and the real professional, personal, and organizational costs vs. benefits of term positions.


Steve Bingo

Project Archivist, Washington State University Libraries
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Maureen Callahan

Sophia Smith Collection Archivist, Smith College
Maureen Callahan is the steward for the Sophia Smith Collection of Women's History at Smith College, where she provides collection development, instruction, and stewardship for records of people changing the world on behalf of women and other gender minorities.
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Liz Caringola

Archival Metadata Librarian, University of Maryland, College Park

Mark A Greene

Director, American Heritage Center, American Heritage Center, University of Wyoming
Mark Greene has been the director of the American Heritage Center, University of Wyoming, since 2002. The AHC is a 75,000 cubic foot manuscript repository, university archives, and rare book library, and administers a host of programs including Wyoming History Day. During his tenure... Read More →

Alex Lorch

Archives Program Officer, National Historical Publications and Records Commission

Dan Santamaria

Assistant University Archivist, Princeton University
Dan Santamaria supervises technical services at the Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library at Princeton University, where he directs processing, description and related digital projects. He has overseen the processing of thousands of linear feet of organizational records and personal papers... Read More →

Friday August 15, 2014 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Marriott Salon 3 [Lobby Level] Marriott Wardman Park, 2660 Woodley Road NW, Washington, DC 20008

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