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Company: State of Vermont
Location: Middlesex, VT
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Government, Nonprofit, Education



Please note that this is a full-time, in-office position.

Do you think outside of the box and enjoy working with complex and varied information repositories and systems? Are you ready to apply your background and experiences in information discovery and access to make a positive impact and difference in a government setting? 

The Vermont State Archives and Records Administration (VSARA) is seeking an innovative, versatile and service-oriented information professional to supervise, plan, coordinate, and perform core operations and functions of the Statewide Records and Information Management Program as they relate to statewide repositories and systems and the creation, management, storage, retrieval, and use of written and recorded government records and information in paper, analog and digital formats. 

Multi-disciplinary in nature and requiring a strong technical background, particularly in data governance and enterprise architecture, the successful candidate will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of three statewide repositories and systems managed and operated by VSARA and for the delivery, expansion and integration of related systems and services. Duties include enhancing the management, discovery and access of public records and information and performing organizational and management analysis and audits to evaluate VSARA's compliance with Federal and state laws and industry standards and best practices to improve workflows and operations. 

Additionally, this position provides information governance and technical expertise, particularly in the areas of managed metadata and automated records lifecycle management, for government records and information in agency and department business applications as well as enterprise-wide platforms such as Microsoft Office 365. Demonstrated and direct experience in administering large information repositories and systems in a government, library and/or corporate setting and the knowledge, ability and willingness to be a hands-on practitioner as well as a strategic leader is a must. 

This position involves working closely and collaboratively with diverse groups comprised of attorneys, technologists, business managers, and functions-based personnel. Exceptional verbal and written communication skills as well as negotiation and conflict management abilities are required. Other qualifications include advanced experience in organizing, structuring and classifying information, particularly in the areas of systems and systems design and metadata management; high-level knowledge of Generally Accepted Recordkeeping Principles (the "Principles") and information governance frameworks; and proficiencies in applying state and industry standards and best practices, including archival principles and practices, in active and operational settings by developing and implementing policies, procedures and workflows.

Who May Apply

This position, Records and Information Management (RIM) Specialist IV (Job Requisition #14530), is open to all State employees and external applicants. This position is open until filled. The State of Vermont posts vacancies for a minimum of ten business days. Positions posted as open until filled can be removed at any time after the initial ten day period. After the initial posting period, departments may begin interviewing and may close the posting without notice.

If you would like more information about this position, please contact
Please note that multiple positions in the same work location may be filled from this job posting.
Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail. You must apply online to be considered.

Environmental Factors

Work is performed in a standard office setting, but some travel may be required for which private means of transportation should be available. Work outside of regular business hours may be expected. There is pressure from the need to meet deadlines and dealing with people who have strong opinions or may be upset.

Minimum Qualifications

Master's degree or higher in archives, library or information science or in the broader information management field OR professional designation of (or eligibility for) Certified Records Manager (CRM) or Certified Records Analyst (CRA) by the Institute of Certified Records Managers (ICRM); and two (2) years or more of professional RIM work at the RIM Specialist III level or equivalent.

Total Compensation As a State employee you are offered a great career opportunity, but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits that are worth about 30% of your total compensation, including:
  • 80% State paid medical premium
  • Dental Plan at no cost for employees and their families
  • Flexible Spending healthcare and childcare reimbursement accounts
  • Two ways to save for your retirement: A State defined benefit pension plan and a deferred compensation 457(b) plan
  • Work/Life balance: 11 paid holidays each year and a generous leave plan; many jobs also allow for a flexible schedule
  • Low cost group life insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Incentive-based Wellness Program
  • Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program
Want the specifics? Explore the Benefits of State Employment on our website. Equal Opportunity Employer The State of Vermont celebrates diversity, and is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect and meaningful inclusion that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The State does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, membership in an employee organization, family medical history or genetic information, or family or parental status. The State's employment decisions are merit-based. Retaliatory adverse employment actions by the State are forbidden.

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