Job Opening Title:
Information Technician I (Archives and Records Management)
Name of Employer:
Fairfax County Government Archives and Records Management Branch
Job Site Location :
Minimum Degree Requirement:
Years of experience required:
$23-$28/hour (not benefits eligible)
Job Description (if URL to posting not available). Include instructions for how to apply.:
The Archives and Records Management Branch, part of the Department of Information Technology of Fairfax County government, works to advise, assist, and enable Fairfax County government to manage its information assets across their lifecycle, with the aim of improving compliance and providing preservation and access for assets with enduring value. It has an immediate opportunity for an Information Technician (Archives and Records Management)
based out of Springfield, VA, and under the direction of the County Records Officer and Archivist.
Working with other Technicians and Analysts, this position supports and enables multiple services, operations, and projects of the Branch. Its duties and tasks include:
-responding to/coordinating response to information and research requests,
-providing storage, circulation, disposal, or access for information assets,
-advising and supporting county personnel and researchers with understanding and implementing appropriate policies, procedures, and regulations affecting information assets,
-assisting with Branch IT projects, general communications, ad-hoc records and archives service or outreach events,
-organizing, cataloging, handling, and using physical and digital information assets,
-tracking and submitting notifications and forms,
-updating or developing system data, collection descriptions, and research or training aides,
-interacting and communicating with county personnel and researchers in person, virtually, and in writing,
-performing application and website administration and maintenance.
Tasks for these duties are performed in a Records Center and Archives research facility and in an office setting. They involve the use of standard warehouse and office equipment as well as collaboration software, word-processing applications, email, and content management systems.
This position is a term limited position, not to exceed 900 hours. It may be performed on a part-time basis of 20-30 hours per week but does not exceed 36 hours per week. This position may be performed on a hybrid onsite/telework schedule.
MINIMUM SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:
Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to high school graduation or a G.E.D. issued by a state’s department of education, plus one (1) year of specialized experience of using computers as part of the cataloging and/or maintaining of records or information.
PREFERRED SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:
College-level coursework, an Associate’s Degree or a Bachelor’s Degree, from an accredited academic institution in the management or science of information, libraries, archives, records, information/data, or an allied field (e.g. American History, Museum Studies, Digital Humanities, Health Informatics, Historic Preservation, etc.); OR a related/allied certification such as Certified Records Analyst (CRA), Digital Archives Specialist (DAS), Certificate in Research Administration, Registered Health Information Technician, etc.
Experience working in an archives and records management function or Records Center setting.
An organized, detail-oriented, team player that is comfortable with and professional in interactions conducted in-person, virtually, and in writing.
Ability to work with privacy protected or security classified information in accordance with policies and procedures.
Ability to move and handle items weighing up to 35 pounds and work at heights up to eighteen feet; ability to operate equipment such pallets, personal lifts, ladders, hand carts/trucks, telephones, and multi-function devices.
One or more vacancies may be filled with this announcement. The position will remain open until filled.
How to Apply:
For consideration, please send resume and cover letter to: RIM@fairfaxcounty.gov