MEAP Program Manager

at University of California Los Angeles (view profile)
Location Los Angeles, CA
Date Posted December 1, 2021
Category Academic
Job Type Full-time
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Education Requirements Advanced degree in Archival Science, Information Science or a related field OR five years equivalent combination of education and experience.
Minimum Compensation in Local Currency $5,558 - $14,225 monthly
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MEAP Program Manager

University of California Los Angeles

UCLA Library


Requisition Number: 34995

Salary: $5,558 - $14,225 monthly


Position Description:

Reporting to the Director of Modern Endangered Archives Program (DMEAP), the MEAP Program Manager serves as an outward facing liaison helping grant holders create meaningful and well documented digital collections, survey reports, and inventories. The MEAP Program Manager works closely with MEAP grantees around the world and strengthens relationships across the UCLA Library as part of our overall efforts to support the documentation and digitization of at-risk cultural heritage collections. The MEAP Program Manager leads three aspects of programmatic work: (1) Support for grantees to ensure successful results based on grant deliverables; (2) Quality control for all digital files and metadata; and (3) Publication of collection items and contextual content on the MEAP website. Through these broad programmatic directions, the MEAP Program Manager helps define and refine metadata standards, ensures compliance with data standards and communicates those standards to all MEAP grantees.


The MEAP Program Manager meets (virtually) with researchers, archivists, and collection stewards to strategize and problem solve, helping project teams refine digitization workflows, identify and develop best practices for descriptive metadata, manage data, and adjust to challenges on the ground. The MEAP Program Manager takes responsibility for the publication and dissemination of grant project deliverables, including digital collections, inventories, reports, and other related materials.


The Modern Endangered Archives Program (MEAP) is a $5.5 million Arcadia-funded granting program. The program solicits proposals and awards grants annually to preserve at-risk cultural heritage content and make this content widely available through a UCLA-hosted website ( MEAP is committed to expanding access to archival materials through post-custodial archiving and centering the voices of our community partners. The MEAP Program Manager will ensure our program puts these values into action as our portfolio grows.



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