Digital Records Analyst/Archivist, Vermont State Archives and Records Administration, Middlesex VT

RECORDS ANALYST III (DIGITAL RECORDS ANALYST/ARCHIVIST)

Office of the Secretary of State:

Vermont State Archives and Records Administration

 

Job Reference # 614617

Location: Middlesex, Vermont

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

 

The Vermont State Archives and Records Administration (VSARA), a division withinthe Vermont Office of the Secretary of State, has an excellent opportunity for a specialized, detail-oriented Digital Records Analyst/Archivist to provide vision, leadership, and policy for the management and preservation of digital public records in the State of Vermont.

 

Working closely with the State Archivist, the individual in this position is responsible for identifying and planning programs and services related to digital public records, including the creation and sustainability of a digital preservation program. He or she applies advanced knowledge and expertise in electronic records management and digital preservation to provide a full range of services for the systematic management of digital public records to assure their authenticity and accessibility from the point of creation to final disposition (destruction or transfer to state archives), including analyzing, developing, and implementing statewide services and standards specific to digital public records. The Digital Records Analyst/Archivist understands and is able to explain archives, records, and information management requirements, standards, and best practices to a wide range of state and local public agencies working in the area of digital public records and collaborates with VSARA's internal and external stakeholders on electronic records management and digital preservation projects, especially those with complicated and complex issues for which there may be few, if any, precedents.

 

This position requires considerable knowledge of archives, records, and information management theory, principles, methodology, professional standards, and ethics that guide electronic records management and digital preservation work, including current and emerging technologies and applications for maintaining and sustaining electronic records management and digital preservation programs. The individual in this position must also have working knowledge of state government structures and functions and be able to initiate and sustain cooperative relationships with a variety of individuals, including VSARA staff, to consistently apply recordkeeping requirements, classification, metadata, taxonomies, etc. to all public records, regardless of format.

 

Professional electronic records analysis and records management work experience is required, with priority given to those applicants with previous work in a government archives and records program. Master's degree from an accredited college or university in library or information science (with an archives/records management emphasis) is strongly preferred.

 

 Application Procedure:

 

A full job description and application is available online at:http://humanresources.vermont.gov/careers . To apply, please complete the online application and attach a cover letter and resume.

 

For additional information, contact Tanya Marshall, State Archivist, attanya.marshall@sec.state.vt.us , or (802) 828-0405.

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