Monday, September 21, 2009

JOB: Electronic Records Archivist at the Cleveland Museum of Art

Posting making the rounds:

Electronic Records Archivist
Library and Archives

The Cleveland Museum of Art seeks an Electronic Records Archivist to
contribute to the effective administration of the museum archives and
records management process. This position is responsible for managing
the transfer of permanent and nonpermanent electronic records from
museum offices to the archives; processes and catalogs electronic
records and digital assets according to established archival standards,
records management standards and internal museum procedures; creates
finding aids, indexes or other appropriate documentation to describe
electronic records collections; encodes descriptive finding aids in
appropriate mark-up language for the museum Intranet and Internet;
collaborates in the development of policies and procedures for the
preservation of electronic records; advises departments on electronic
record keeping practices and procedures; manages archives databases;
manages the archives portion of the Ingalls Library website; assists
with surveying the records of museum offices in preparation for writing
records retention and disposition schedules focusing on electronic
records; accessions permanent and nonpermanent analog records following
established procedures and schedules for on-site and off-site storage;
arranges, preserves, and describes by means of finding aids, box lists,
or other written documents the historical records of the museum;
identifies and digitizes analog records for reference and access.

The qualified candidate will have a Master’s degree in Archival
Administration or an equivalent combination of education, experience and
training in Archives and Records Management. A minimum of two years of
education, training, and experience in the management of electronic
assets, database management, software and hardware management, and web

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At 5:16 AM, Anonymous records management said...

Thanks for the post! I am currently working on my masters and hope that such oppurtunities will be open by the time I graduate.


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