Job Reference # 615643 (Closing Date: September 29, 2014)
Location: Middlesex, Vermont

The Vermont State Archives and Records Administration (VSARA), a division within the Vermont Office of the Secretary of State, has an excellent opportunity for an experienced records and information manager to lead and administer the State of Vermont's records and information management program.

Application Procedure:

To apply, please complete the online application and attach a cover letter and resume. A full job description and application are available online at:

Job Description:

The Chief Records Officer is responsible for developing and implementing a full range of statewide records management programs and services to facilitate the systematic identification, classification, appraisal, scheduling, and management of public records, regardless of format, to determine their value and ultimate disposition (destruction or transfer to archives). He or she understands and is able to explain records and information management requirements, standards and best practices to a wide range of state and local public agencies and collaborates with VSARA's internal and external stakeholders on records management and information technology projects, especially those with complicated and complex issues for which there may be few, if any, precedents.

In collaboration with local and state agencies, the Chief Records Officer collects and analyzes state and Federal laws, regulations, policies, and related recordkeeping and business requirements and develops record schedules, policies and procedures accordingly. He or she applies advanced knowledge and expertise in records and information management; manual and electronic recordkeeping systems and applications; and national and international standards and best practices for the management of records in an enterprise or statewide setting.

This position requires considerable knowledge of records and information management principles and practices as well as current and emerging technologies and applications for managing records and data in compliance with state and Federal laws, regulations, policies, procedures, and professional standards. The Chief Records Officer also has working knowledge of business process management and enterprise content management and is able to initiate and sustain cooperative relationships with a variety of individuals, including VSARA staff, to consistently apply recordkeeping requirements, classification, metadata, taxonomies, etc. to all public records, regardless of format.

Professional records analysis, records management and technical work experience, including the application and management of electronic records, is required. Priority is given to those who have achieved the Certified Records Manager (CRM) designation and/or an advanced degree from an accredited college or university in information science or information management. This a supervisory position.

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