Faculty and Staff Biography
Kim Schroeder spent more than twenty years consulting on audio visual archival collections for top corporations, museums and academic institutions. She worked as an Adjunct Faculty member beginning in 1999 and has taught Indexing and Abstracting, Introduction to the Information Profession, Administration of Visual Collections, Archives and Libraries in a Digital World and Digital Imaging. Joining the full-time faculty in 2013 she added more technology and archival courses to her portfolio. Now Coordinator of the Archival Program, she has updated curriculum and created an Archival Advisory Board.
As Career Advisor since 2009, she works with students to develop their career path and train for job hunting.
In 2012, she started the first ever National Digital Stewardship Alliance student group which focuses on digital preservation and curation. The student group has been very active hosting regional colloquiums and presenting at the national conference several times.
She also created the Alternate Spring Break Program which aims to give students an opportunity to intern for the week in nationally iconic organizations like the National Archives and Records Administration, the Smithsonian, the Library of Congress, etc.
Lastly she manages several educational projects in the Digital Media Projects Lab (the DMPL) to enhance students hands-on skills with obsolescent formats in all forms of A/V and manuscript material.
Coordinator of the Archival Administration Certificate Program
Faculty Advisor of the NDSA Student Group
Coordinator of Alternate Spring Break
Practicum Coordinator for the Archival and Digital Content Management areas
Degrees and certifications
MSLS - Wayne State University
Awards and honors
NDSA Innovator Award (2013)
Conducting large studies in the archival field to assess trends on a macro level.
Areas of expertise
Digital Preservation, Project Management for Digitization, Multi-Media Archives, Detroit History