Community Manager Search Committee


The Steering Group have assembled a search committee for Samvera's first Community Manager:

  • Carolyn Caizzi (Chair)
  • Karen Cariani
  • Jon Dunn
  • Jeremy Friesen
  • Richard Green
  • Brian McBride
  • Rosalyn Metz

Candidates will be evaluated against a weighted matrix of the desirable Knowledge, Skills and Abilities set out in the job posting:

  • Will be self-directed and highly organized;
  • Will possess well documented, demonstrated, and effective communication skills including oral, written, and presentation capabilities;
  • Will possess the ability to work in a collegial, collaborative work environment and maintain positive professional working relationships;
  • Will possess proven administrative skills;
  • Will be comfortable working with distributed teams in on-line video-conferencing environments;
  • Will be comfortable and thrive in an open community;
  • Will have sufficient and demonstrated technical depth to gain a high-level understanding of the Samvera technology stack and its development processes; and
  • Will be adept fostering contributions and participation from a growing Partner and adopter base;
  • Will have experience of open source software processes and management;
  • Will be familiar with the Samvera Community and its outputs; and
  • Will have previous experience in libraries, archives or museums.