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Position: Archives and Records Professional
Working Title: Records Management Analyst
Vacancy Number: 60090501
Salary Grade Equivalent: 69
Competency Level: J
Salary Range: $29438 - $62707
Hiring Range: $29438 - $37000
Department: Cultural Resources
Division: CR CDS AANDH HIS RES AANDR ST AR Record Unit
Type of Appointment: Perm Full-Time
Location: Asheville
Posting Date: 02/07/2011
Closing Date: 02/23/2011
Number of Positions: 1

DESCRIPTION OF WORK
Position is at the journey level. Position reports to the Archives and Records Section, Government Records Branch, Local Records Unit and is stationed at Office of Archives and History, Western Office in Asheville. Position provides records management services to public officials in counties and municipalities. Surveys records systems; consults on creation, maintenance, and disposition of information in all formats and media, including electronic records; provides advice on public records concerns, micrographic and imaging technologies, filing and storage systems, and disaster recovery; conducts records management workshops for local officials; and drafts and amends retention and disposition schedules. Position collaborates with section staff to identify appropriate management of records, especially electronic records. Works closely with other unit staff to transfer permanently valuable county records to the State Archives for permanent preservation. Frequent travel, including occasional overnight travel required. Transportation and per diem expenses reimbursed. Occasional Saturday work is required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Considerable knowledge of records management techniques and practices, and organization of local government. Considerable knowledge of technology, equipment, and materials used in creation and maintenance of records. Knowledge of archival techniques and practices. Ability to analyze records systems and recommend changes and improvements. Ability to express oneself clearly and effectively in oral and written form. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with public officials. Ability to use personal computers and word processing and allied software and familiarity with online resources. Ability to evaluate and analyze electronic records and to apply records management principles to modern records systems. Ability to lift records storage cartons weighing as much as 40-50 pounds. Valid NC driver’s license required.

TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
Bachelors degree in history, public history, public administration or a related social science discipline and one year of archival or records management experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Management prefers graduation from a four- year college or university and two years of progressive experience in archival records or records management work; prefer additional directly related education, training and experience as specified in the description of work and knowledge, skills and abilities sections above. Degrees must be from appropriately accredited institutions.

HOW TO APPLY:
All applicants must complete and submit a state of North Carolina employment application (PD-107) to the Department of Cultural Resources (DCR), Human Resources Division (HR). A separate application is required for each position and location for which you are applying. Applicants seeking veteran preference must submit a copy of DD form 214 or discharge orders with the application. A resume in lieu of the required state application will not be accepted. Place the position number and job title for which applying in the job applied section on the application. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Applications can be mailed to:
DCR HR Division
4603 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC, 27699-4603

or if desired can be hand delivered to 109 E. Jones St, Raleigh, NC 27601.

Applications must be received in the DCR HR Division by 5:00 pm on the closing date of the position announcement.

Faxed and emailed applications will not be considered.

Telephone: 919-807-7373



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