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Friday, August 21 • 10:00am - 11:15am
SESSION 302 - Dancing to a New Tune: Managing Your Career in the Archives Profession

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In today's rapidly changing job market, it's more essential than ever that archivists take control of their careers.  Recent graduates pursue their first job, mid-career professionals seek new challenges, and some find themselves unexpectedly adrift after a job loss. Others face the challenge of hiring from a sea of qualified professionals.  Drawing on their own recent experiences, a diverse panel of archivists and archival managers discuss lessons learned and practical tips suitable for any archivist facing or considering a career change.

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Carrie Hintz

Head, Collection Services, Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University
Carrie Hintz is the Head of Collection Services at Emory University's Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives and Rare Book Library. Previously she served as the Head of Archives Processing at Columbia University's Rare Book & Manuscript Library. She is a past co-chair of SAA's Standards... Read More →
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Jennifer Johnson

Director, Cargill, Incorporated
Jennifer Johnson is Director of the Corporate Archives at Cargill, Incorporated. A University of Maryland graduate, she worked at the U.S. Department of Energy and the Minnesota State Archives. She has held leadership positions with SAA, MAC, TCART.
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Jamie Martin

Corporate Archivist, IBM
Jamie Martin is the head of the IBM Corporate Archives. She has worked within business archives for the past 12 years. She received her MLIS from Dominican University/College of St. Catherine in 2006. Jamie is the Past Chair of the Business Archives Section and a member of the 2013... Read More →
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Adam Paradis

Metadata Librarian, American Theological Library Association
New-ish metadata librarian, former professional archivist, new-ish MLIS, job hunt exhausted. Still volunteer archivist and co-founder of the Fr. Michael L. Pfleger Archives in Chicago. Talk to me about: Marxism, politics, racism, archives and the State, neo-liberalism and job... Read More →
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Anne Thomason

Interim Library Director & Archivist, Lake Forest College
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Rachel Vagts

Special Collections and Digital Archives Manager, Denver Public Library
Rachel Vagts is the Special Collections and Digital Archives Manager at the Denver Public Library.

Friday August 21, 2015 10:00am - 11:15am EDT
Grand Ballroom A Cleveland Convention Center, 300 Lakeside Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44114

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