Raleigh, NC: Records Description Unit Supervisor, State Archives of North Carolina

Job Opening Title: Records Description Unit Supervisor

Employer Name: State Archives of North Carolina

Job Location: Raleigh, N.C.

Application Deadline: 5/13/2022 5:00 PM Eastern

Salary Range: $48,051 – $53,499

Link to job posting: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/northcarolina/jobs/3516434/records-description-unit-supervisor

Years of experience required: Master’s degree in history, public history, library and information science, or a related discipline from an appropriately accredited institution and four years of progressive experience in archives and/or records management; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Job Description (if URL to posting not available). Please include instructions for how to apply.: The primary purpose of this position is to direct the work of archivists in the records description unit including the supervision of unit employees and volunteers. Will also establish unit work expectations, unit goals, and procedures.

Duties include but are not limited to:

– Oversees the appraisal, the transfer, and the arrangement and description of state and local government records with permanent legal and evidentiary value. Plans and coordinates records pickups from state and local agencies.
– Supervises staff in providing consultative and reference services to local and state officials, researchers, and the public in the research of original records; and addresses issues concerning state and federal public records law with regards to access and confidentiality of records.
– Works closely with division personnel on issues such as records management, electronic records preservation, digitization projects, and outreach. Works collaboratively with division personnel to plan and implement projects by establishing the scope of the project, benchmarks, and timelines for completion.
– Serves as representative or liaison for the Division of Archives and Records, including acting as liaison with Administrative Office of the Court with regards to the management of the permanently valuable records in the county clerks of superior court offices.
– Communicate effectively orally and in writing, as well as establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, government officials, and the public.
– Work will involve some travel, as well as occasional nights, weekends, and Saturday work in the Search Room on a rotating basis.

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