Oral History Project: Role of Project Manager (SAHGB)

Oral History Project: Role of Project Manager

An Oral History of British Architectural Historians is a project that was launched by the SAHGB in 2018.

We are now recruiting for a voluntary (unpaid) Project Manager to oversee the day-to-day running and administration of the project.

Project objectives for this role:

  • Annually undertake roughly 4-10 recordings supported by completed documentation

  • Permanently preserve recordings in the British Library through the National Life Stories programme

  • Provide access to this material to the public through the British Library and the SAHGB channels

The Project Manager contributes to all aspects of the project, from decisions about shortlisting through to disseminating the project to a wide audience. They are required to handle or supervise the processing of interviews, checking for and maintaining high audio standards in order to generate files that are fit for inclusion in the British Library’s National Life Stories collection as well as monitoring overall progress of the project. Oral history training will be provided as needed. This is a voluntary post; It is envisioned that tasks related to the role will take up roughly 3-4 hours per week on average.

See role description here.

DEADLINE – 30th June 2022

Interviews expected in July 2022