Raleigh, NC: Digital Government Records Archivist, State Archives of North Carolina

Job Opening Title:
Digital Government Records Archivist

Name of Employer:
State Archives of North Carolina

Job Site Location (City, State) :
Raleigh, NC

Application Deadline:
3/15/2023 5:00 PM Eastern

Minimum Degree Requirement:
Master’s degree in history, public history, library and information science, or a related discipline from an appropriately accredited institution

Years of experience required:
One year of progressive experience in archives and/or records management; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Salary Range:
$35,788 – $47,450

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Job Description (if URL to posting not available). Include instructions for how to apply.:
The primary purpose of the position is for the archivist to collaborate with other description archivists to incorporate digital records processing into their workflows. This position works directly with the Digital Services Section to ensure the seamless transition of born-digital and digitized records from creating agencies to the digital repository. Occasional Saturday work in the Archives’ Public Services Unit (Search Room) will be required.

The key responsibilities of the position include serving as a specialist in arranging and describing born-digital content. This position will also provide a wide range of archival services such as:

– appraising records for archival value;
– performing preservation actions on born-digital records;
– processing records of all formats (including audio-visual);
– increasing access by producing descriptive metadata;
– providing timely and accurate reference services for processed and unprocessed collections;
– researching and applying confidentiality statutes to restricted materials

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