Explorers and scientists hiking a glacier in Southeast Alaska, 1926. William O. Field Papers, AAF-21001 (still image from film), Alaska Film Archives, University of Alaska Fairbanks. http://library.uaf.edu/film-archives

AMIA Seeks Project Manager for Online Education

AMIA is seeking an experienced professional to serve as Project Manager for an online education series in 2021

AMIA is seeking an experienced professional to serve as Project Manager for an online education series in 2021. This is an independent contract position. Work will be completed remotely through email and phone communications, as well as through virtual meetings. The project manager will be paid on a project basis.

Drawing from the Continuing Education Task Force Report, the Annual Salary Survey, and discussions with AMIA committee chairs and board members, the project manager will identify curriculum needs. The project manager will work closely with AMIA’s Continuing Education Task Force to develop a series of webinars for 2021 as well as a recommended slate of webinars for a 2022 series.

Webinars will be both individual and short series, with a focus on skills. The project manager will work with the Task Force to identify a diverse group of subject specialists as potential presenters. The webinars will be strategically developed in a variety of formats to broaden outreach, provide different learning experiences for a variety of stakeholders (minimally early and mid career professionals), and explore a framework that ensures sustainability moving forward beyond 2021.

The project is funded under a contract with the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR), with funds provided by the National Film Preservation Board (NFPB).


The successful candidate will have:

  • Experience in developing online learning modules
  • Knowledge of av specific curriculum
  • Knowledge of current educational offerings in the field
    Demonstrated ability in working across field or organizational specialties in project development
  • Creativity in expanding outreach beyond the AMIA membership
    Track record of successfully completing projects, on-time and within the allocated budget.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Self-motivated and highly organized
  • Able to work well independently and collaboratively

Reporting to the Managing Director and working closely with the AMIA Board and AMIA’s Continuing Education Task Force, the project manager may engage with AMIA committee chairs, potential organizational partners, and other groups as needed.


Project manager will be an independent contractor and paid a total sum of $6,000 at a rate of $40 per hour for an estimated total of 150 total hours. Project duration: January 20, 2021 – September 1, 2021. Expectations are that 70% of project will be completed between January – April 2021, with final report due September 1, 2021

To Apply

Submit cover letter, resume and statement of interest to lrooney@amianet.org. The deadline for applications is January 13.