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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.

Speakers
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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 currently the co-chair of SAA's Standards Committee. She holds an MSI in Archives and Records Management from the University of Michigan and an MA in American Studies from Columbia University and is... Read More →
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Jenny Johnson

Associate Archivist, Cargill Incorporated
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Jamie Martin

Corporate Archivist, IBM Corporation Archives
Jamie is the head of Corporate Archives for IBM in Somers, NY. She previously worked as Senior Archivist/Historian at Target Corporation from 2006 - 2013. She has also worked with collections at the James Ford Bell Library and the University of St. Catherine located in the Twin Cities. A graduate of Dominican University, Jamie has held leadership positions in the Twin Cities Archives Round Table, the Business Archives Section and is a... 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 getting/hunting. | @biblioclast_ADP
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Anne Thomason

College Archivist, Lake Forest College
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Rachel Vagts

Head of Special Collections & Archives, Berea College
Rachel Vagts is the Head of Special Collections and Archives at Berea College in Berea, Kentucky. After graduating from Gustavus Adolphus College with degrees in History and Political Science, Rachel attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison where she received a master degree in Library and Information Studies with a concentration in Archival Administration. While working on her degree, she held a number of positions at the Wisconsin... Read More →


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

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