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HIV/AIDS Healthcare Providers Oral History Project

Positions Available:
Project Director
Public Health Advisor
Oral Historian
Transcriber
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 Position Description – Project Director for HIV/AIDS Healthcare Providers Oral History Project

Ramsey County Historical Society

Updated: October 12, 2014

Title: HIV/AIDS Provider Oral History Project Team

Classification: Contractor

Position Summary: The Project Director (Director) will lead a team that completes 20 oral history interviews. The team includes an oral historian, transcriber, and HIV/AIDS public health/medical advisor.

Reports To: President

Compensation: $60/hour, 140-160 hours

Project Dates: December 2014 – December 2015

The team chosen for this project will meet the following standards: 

·   be knowledgeable about oral history principles and best practices along with legal and ethical guidelines especially as they apply to this project 

·   be experienced in oral history management and in bringing all parts of a complex project to completion 

·   be practiced in transcribing interviews to Minnesota Historical Society standards 

·   be skilled in researching, organizing, and conducting oral history interviews 

·   be experienced in conducting medicine/science oral history interviews 

·   understand Minnesota history and the state’s history of HIV/AIDS treatment and public health issues 

·   understand how to analyze interview content for purposes of adding depth, expanding content, and developing project context materials 

·   be experienced in developing materials that can advance interview content, provide project context

·   have the skills necessary to illustrate how to educate a community about public health issues and response to an epidemic

Specific Responsibilities – Project Director:

·         represent the project to the community

·         manage and work with the project Advisory Committee

·         provide overall supervision to the project team

·         maintain overall project focus

·         work with the oral historian in all communications with the project repository

·         oversee project administration including use of project donor forms and management forms

·         oversee the project budgets

·         help develop project outreach plans

Apply by October 31, 2014, to:   Chad Roberts, President, Ramsey County Historical Society

Please send a resume, three references, and work samples via e-mail to: chad(at)rchs.com

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Position Description – HIV/AIDS Public Health Advisor

HIV/AIDS Healthcare Providers Oral History Project

Ramsey County Historical Society

Updated: October 12, 2014

Title: HIV/AIDS Provider Oral History Project Team

Classification:  Contractor

Position Summary: The HIV/AIDS Public Health Advisor (Advisor) will work as part of a team that completes 20 oral history interviews. The team includes a project director, oral historian, and transcriptionist.  

Reports To: President

Compensation: $50 hour/ 100 hours

Project Dates:  December 2014 – December 2015

The team chosen for this project will meet the following standards: 

·   be knowledgeable about oral history principles and best practices along with legal and ethical guidelines especially as they apply to this project 

·   be experienced in oral history management and in bringing all parts of a complex project to completion 

·   be practiced in transcribing interviews to Minnesota Historical Society standards 

·   be skilled in researching, organizing, and conducting oral history interviews 

·   be experienced in conducting medicine/science oral history interviews 

·   understand Minnesota history and the state’s history of HIV/AIDS treatment and public health issues 

·   understand how to analyze interview content for purposes of adding depth, expanding content, and developing project context materials 

·   be experienced in developing materials that can advance interview content, provide project context

·   have the skills necessary to illustrate how to educate a community about public health issues and response to an epidemic

Specific Responsibilities – Advisor:

·         input and quality control over project and interview content

·         the experience to work well with HIV/AIDS leaders and an Advisory Council in selecting people to be part of the oral history project

·         guidance for and expertise on the extremely complex, and rapidly changing, history of provision of HIV/AIDS healthcare in Minnesota throughout the years covered by this project.

Apply by October 31, 2014, to:   Chad Roberts, President, Ramsey County Historical Society

Please send a resume, three references, and work samples via e-mail to: chad(at)rchs.com

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Position Description – Oral Historian

HIV/AIDS Healthcare Providers Oral History Project

Ramsey County Historical Society

Updated: October 12, 2014

Title: HIV/AIDS Provider Oral History Project Team

Classification: Contractor

Position Summary: The Oral Historian (Historian) will arrange and conduct 20 oral history interviews as part of a team that includes a project director, transcriber, and HIV/AIDS public health/medical advisor.

Reports To: Project Director

Compensation: $500/interview

Project Dates: December 2014 – December 2015

The team chosen for this project will meet the following standards: 

·   be knowledgeable about oral history principles and best practices along with legal and ethical guidelines especially as they apply to this project 

·   be experienced in oral history management and in bringing all parts of a complex project to completion 

·   be practiced in transcribing interviews to Minnesota Historical Society standards 

·   be skilled in researching, organizing, and conducting oral history interviews 

·   be experienced in conducting medicine/science oral history interviews 

·   understand Minnesota history and the state’s history of HIV/AIDS treatment and public health issues 

·   understand how to analyze interview content for purposes of adding depth, expanding content, and developing project context materials 

·   be experienced in developing materials that can advance interview content, provide project context

·   have the skills necessary to illustrate how to educate a community about public health issues and response to an epidemic

Specific Responsibilities – Oral Historian:

·   project and interviewee-specific research

·   developing question formats

·   arranging for and conducting the interviews

·   reviewing support materials or relevant personal collections provided by each interviewee for possible accession into the project repository

·   arranging for and providing quality control of interview transcriptions

·   making sure all pertinent information including signed donor forms is compiled and prepared for deposit in the project repository

Apply by October 31, 2014, to:   Chad Roberts, President, Ramsey County Historical Society

Please send a resume, three references, and work samples via e-mail to: chad(at)rchs.com 

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Position Description – Transcriber

HIV/AIDS Healthcare Providers Oral History Project

Ramsey County Historical Society

Updated: October 12, 2014

Title:  HIV/AIDS Provider Oral History Project Team

Classification: Contractor

Position Summary: The Transcriber will work as part of a team that completes 20 oral history interviews. The team includes a project director, oral historian, and HIV/AIDS public health/medical advisor.

Reports To: President

Compensation: $125/interview hour; 20 interviews

Project Dates: December 2014 – December 2015

The team chosen for this project will meet the following standards: 

·   be knowledgeable about oral history principles and best practices along with legal and ethical guidelines especially as they apply to this project 

·   be experienced in oral history management and in bringing all parts of a complex project to completion 

·   be practiced in transcribing interviews to Minnesota Historical Society standards 

·   be skilled in researching, organizing, and conducting oral history interviews 

·   be experienced in conducting medicine/science oral history interviews 

·   understand Minnesota history and the state’s history of HIV/AIDS treatment and public health issues 

·   understand how to analyze interview content for purposes of adding depth, expanding content, and developing project context materials 

·   be experienced in developing materials that can advance interview content, provide project context

·   have the skills necessary to illustrate how to educate a community about public health issues and response to an epidemic

Specific Responsibilities – Transcriber:

·   provide a readable, accurate transcript for each interview which, as clearly as possible, represents each interviewee’s speech patterns and cadences

·   audit-edit each transcript

·   add footnotes and other explanatory information as directed by the oral historian, working with the project director and public health/medical advisor.

Apply by October 31, 2014, to:   Chad Roberts, President, Ramsey County Historical Society

Please send a resume, three references, and work samples via e-mail to: chad(at)rchs.com

Our Mission
"The Ramsey County Historical Society inspires current and future generations to learn from
and value their history by engaging in a diverse program of presenting, publishing and preserving." 

The place for St. Paul & Ramsey County, Minnesota history.
Ramsey County Historical Society programs include a research center, St. Paul & Ramsey County MN history magazine, 
historical exhibits, historic site attraction the Gibbs Museum of Pioneer and Dakota Life.

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