Oregon State Hospital Museum of Mental Health Project
The Oregon State Hospital Museum of Mental Health has a position open for a project manager for our oral history ‘Story Project’. The position is for a limited one-year duration, 10 hours-a-week at $16 an hour. This position is grant funded and builds upon the Museum’s commitment to Bear Witness and Give Voice to those who have experience with mental illness or the Oregon State Hospital in particular.
The project manager will be responsible for developing protocols to welcome participants, orient them to the interview process, handle the technical and administrative aspects of recordings, and do whatever s/he can to make the experience as positive as possible including assuming the role of interviewer when a participant arrives alone. The project manager will participate as a curator and train volunteers to facilitate story collection. The project manager will be responsible for data entry, archival processing tasks to ensure preservation of interviews and an accurate record the day’s activities, reporting, and other tasks necessary to the preservation of interviews and upkeep of recording space and equipment.
More information about the Museum, the Story Project and the requirements for this position may be found at www.oshmuseum.org.