Project Management Specialist - MHS in Helena, MO ~ The Montana Historical Society (MHS) is seeking a Project Coordinator for the National Digital Newspaper Project grant, (www.loc.gov/ndnp), funded by the National Endowment of Humanities. The Project Coordinator is responsible for the overall management of the newspaper digitization project, including assisting with the title selection, overseeing all technical and administrative activities, and managing relationships with external partners and vendors. The focus of this grant will be on newspapers that capture the concerns of and events affecting Montana’s Native American population by identifying and digitizing newspapers that were published on or directly adjacent to the eight Indian reservations in Montana. The grant period runs from 2021-2023 and will digitize Montana newspapers published between the years of 1860 and 1963. Newspapers digitized as part of the grant award will be included in the Library of Congress' Chronicling America database at https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/. Qualifications include a Master’s degree in information science or a related field, experience with digitization projects, metadata standards, and knowledge of METS and XML. Salary: $23.57 Hourly; Schedule: Full-Time. To view the full job posting, click here. To apply, submit a cover letter and resume to Carol Loomis at Carol.Loomis@mt.gov. Deadline: November 30, 2021 at 10:59 p.m. PST.
Lead Records Management Specialist - Western Washington University invites creative and collaborative applicants for the position of Lead Records Management Specialist. This position coordinates the University’s records management functions, including the university's official retention schedules; provides training and expert consultation to staff at all levels of the institution regarding records management; oversees the University Records Center; and serves as Western's designated Records Officer (RCW 40.14.040). The position is located within the University Archives and Records Management unit of Western Libraries, Division of Heritage Resources. Salary: Typical starting salary is $51,432 to $55,524 annually, depending on qualifications and experience. The salary for this position is assigned to Range 53 of the salary schedule for represented employees under the Professional and Technical Employees (PTE) bargaining unit, with a full range of $51,432 to $69,264. Application deadline: application review begins 1 October 2021; open until filled. Link to full announcement: https://hr.wwu.edu/careers?job=498868
Archives and Records Management Coordinator III - City of Portland, City Auditor’s Office, Archives and Records Management division ~ We are looking for an archivist who is capable of managing an extensive and dynamic archival collection, who is passionate about helping people find the information they seek, committed to developing and maintaining positive relationships with colleagues and the community, and who values equitable and transparent access to public records. The best candidates are grounded in the theories and practices of archives yet look for innovative solutions, and who foster an inclusive, respectful, and culturally responsive workplace through leadership and collaboration. Successful candidates will demonstrate their knowledge and experience in all facets of managing archival collections, a commitment to public service and reference, experience supervising and mentoring people with diverse skills, and their experience working with people in the community. Salary: $65,811.00 - $109,491 Application materials must be submitted through the online application system.
Archives and Records Management Coordinator II - City of Portland, City Auditor’s Office, Archives and Records Management division ~ We are looking for an archivist who has a commitment to customer/public service and developing and maintaining positive relationships, has extensive experience providing archival reference, has excellent communications skills, is detail and task oriented, and is committed to providing equitable and transparent access to records through thoughtful research and reference service. The best candidates will love working with a wide-range of people. Successful candidates will demonstrate their knowledge and experience in: providing archival reference, developing and participating in community engagement activities, leading and mentoring people, and creating and maintaining an inclusive, respectful, and culturally responsive workplace. Salary: $55,370.00 - $102,648 Application materials must be submitted through the online application system.
Archivist - Wells Fargo in Anchorage, Alaska ~ Responsible for all activities associated with the tracking and care of art assets throughout the state of Alaska. Conduct biannual site visits to locations to assess artwork and objects. Maintain and manage collection records (physical and electronic), database systems, and administration for national art program management, in partnership with team. Collaborate with internal and external partners, and vendors, to maintain exhibits and create digital content for team member engagement and brand awareness. Provide support for digital historical research and digital collections management for national Corporate Heritage team by managing digital assets on the Electronic Digital Asset Management system. 3+ years of archival experience required, 1+ years of database experience desired. This is a permanent, 24 hour a week position. The salary range for a full-time role (this role is part-time) is Min: $57,800 Mid: $80,300 Max: $102,800. View the full job posting here: https://www.wellsfargojobs.com/job/anchorage/collections-manager-rwf/1251/15444628240?utm_source=email&utm_medium=social_post&utm_campaign=Wells_Fargo_social
Business Process Specialist - Records Information Management at Lane Transit District in Eugene, OR ~ Lane Transit District is migrating business documents to a new electronic records management platform. This is a part-time, limited duration position that will work independently and under general supervision. This position will use administrative skills to review and rename documents and then transfer them to the new platform. The position requires knowledge of records management, records life cycle, and familiarity with Oregon records retention schedules. Responsibilities include primary focus on document, data, and records management; the possibility of related projects; and process improvement and general administration. Salary: $21.78 to $29.04. For a more detailed description of duties and requirements, visit https://ltdjobs.applicantpool.com/jobs/668120.html. Application can be completed through the online application system.
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