Senior Archivists, Carl Albert Research and Studies Center, OU,       2018 to Present

  • Manage archival team, full-time archivist, student employees, internships, and graduate assistants

  • Maintain all of the Congressional and Political collections within the Center and the off-site location

  • Create campus-wide opportunities to engage students and faculty and help facilitate archival standards

  • Continue to practice digital standards with imaging, metadata collection, long-term preservation and access

  • Create new opportunities for the CAC collection team to succeed both internally and externally by engaging students and staff through learning and knowledge enhancement practices

Adjunct Professor, University of  Oklahoma      2018-present

  • Digital Curation, Spring 2019

  • Archival Representation, Summer 2019

Director of Digital Archives, Oklahoma History Research Center      2016 to 2018

  • Develop and oversee preservation and conservation processes and workflow

  • Acquire and maintain consultation accounts for state agencies preservation development programs

  • Supervise and maintain the Digital Archive Team​

  • Continue to practice digital standards with imaging, digital audio, film and video services

Adjunct Professor, University of Central Oklahoma      2015-present

  • Museums and Digital Content Management, Summer 2015

  • United States History to 1877, Fall 2015, Spring 2016

  • United States History from 1877, Fall 2016

 

Academic Appointment Research Fellowship Smithsonian Institution      2014

  • Research Fellow in Electronic Records Management and Digital Archives 

 

Digital Projects Archivist, Oklahoma History Research Center      2012 to Present

  • Develop and oversee requirements, policy and long-term preservation plans for applications in the reformatting of digital images, audio, oral history, and microfilm.

  • Determine requirements for Optical Character Recognition (OCR) technologies.

  • Determine selection criteria for digitization by working with collection managers to determine preservation requirements for items to be digitized.

  • Supervise interns, volunteers, and work-study students.

  • Develop proposals for related research, grant funding and opportunity to expand the working capabilities of the Society.

  • Develop digitization procedures for sound recordings and maintain industry preservation standards.

  • Expand the Digital Audio Collection of the Society.

  • Digitize, edit and process sound recordings from: wire recordings, lacquered glass discs, vinyl discs, reel-to-reel tapes, cassette tapes and compact discs.

  • Digitize, edit and process video recordings from: VHS and born digital files.

  • Assist the museum staff with exhibits; develop exhibits and research for exhibits.

Program Archivist, Oklahoma History Research Center      2011 to 2012
• Process collections - Photographic, audio,video, microfilm, manuscripts.
• Responsible for digitizing, indexing and quality analysis of images, audio and oral history according to descriptive standards.
• Responsible for arranging, describing, processing, imaging, and cataloging the Kerr-McGee Corporation Collection which contains 590,000 images, 200,00 manuscripts, 200 video, film and audio items.
• Participating in the development of the Oil and Gas Exhibit which will open in the Fall 2013.
• Assist in library organization, reference research and customer care/circulation desk.
 

Business Owner, Pryse and Associates      2003 to 2010
• Research investigations for local legal firms, professional corporations and private individuals.
• Maintain detailed records, evidence files, and physical evidence for local, state and federal court proceedings.
• Surveillance techniques, audio, video, monitoring systems.

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