Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures

School of Music

Libby Clark

Project Manager, Performing the Jewish Archive

0113 343 2581

2.11, School of Music

Office hours: I am in the office Wednesday - Friday, 7.30am - 5.00pm

BA (Hons), Music, Durham; MA Development Studies and Gender, Leeds;

I am the Project Manager for ‘Performing the Jewish Archive’ a £1.5m international research project funded under the Arts and Humanities Research Council’s (AHRC) ‘Care for the Future’ theme.


Responsibilities include:

  • Overall planning and oversight of the project;
  • Day-to-day management of project activities;
  • Development, coordination and implementation of delivery plans;
  • Reporting regularly to the Principal Investigator, Project Team, Faculty Monitoring Group and International Advisory Board
  • Management of liaison with external partners;
  • Development of project milestones, and strategies to ensure their implementation;
  • Co-ordination of project delivery across multiple international partners and research sites;
  • Development and implementation of a project evaluation strategy;
  • Supervising work undertaken by Post-Doctoral Research Fellow;
  • Supervising work undertaken by Performance Festival Coordinators;
  • Assisting with budgetary management and oversight;
  • Continually and proactively considering research activity being undertaken and mechanisms used, identifying ineffective systems, making suggestions for improvements and implementing changes;
  • Ensuring that data management systems are implemented;
  • Driving implementation of impact projects, including educational projects and international performance festivals;

Research Projects & Grants

‘Performing the Jewish Archive’ (Project Manager), AHRC large grant AH/M004457/1, £1.5m, Nov 2014 – March 2018

External Appointments

International Conference ‘Magnified and Santified: The Music of Jewish Prayer’, University of Leeds, Tuesday 16 – Friday 19 June 2015 (member of conference committee)

Professional Practice

PRINCE2 Project Management Registered Practitioner

Member of The Clothworkers Consort of Leeds

Member of Leeds Baroque Choir




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