Jaime Shearn Coan F'20

Jaime Shearn Coan
Communications Manager
One Archives Foundation

Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows 2020
One Archives Foundation
Appointed as Communications Manager, One Archives Foundation
PhD, English, City University of New York, The Graduate Center

Founded in 1952, the ONE Archives Foundation is the oldest active LGBTQ organization in the United States, and supports access to over three million archival items at the ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives at the University of Southern California Libraries documenting LGBTQ history and culture in Southern California and across the globe, including artworks, periodicals, books, film, video and audio recordings, photographs, organizational records, and personal papers. Reporting to the Director of Content Strategy, the Communications Manager will help ONE Archives Foundation (OAF) improve the visibility and public outreach of OAF’s programming, and implement digital communications and content strategy. The Communications Manager will coordinate public humanities products related to LGBTQ history, including online collections, interactive timelines, videos, podcasts, reports, website, and infographics. The Communications Manager will create, plan the release of, and publish multimedia humanities content through the OAF’s website, social media, and email lists to reach key constituents and audiences of OAF. The Communications Manager will also plan and implement public events including panel discussions, public programs, and workshops to engage with various constituents on key issues and themes related to LGBTQ culture and community.