UW-Madison’s Archives is seeking a creative, well organized, and forward-thinking professional who is passionate about records management. The University Records Officer works with many stakeholders across campus and manages the University’s records management program. The University Records Officer also serves as chair of the University Records Management Advisory Group and liaison with the State Public Records Board.
The University Records Officer must be service-oriented and have excellent communication skills. The person in this position must have superb organizational skills, a keen attention to detail, and the ability to work independently. They will work in a highly collaborative work environment, which requires an ability to work with a range of departments and colleagues across the library system.
The Libraries at the University of Wisconsin-Madison are dedicated to the practices of social justice, diversity, equality, and respect among our staff, students, collections, and services. We strive to overcome historical and divisive biases in our society and embrace diverse points of view as assets to the fabric of our community. All positions will be called on to contribute to building this environment, and we encourage candidates to apply who share these values.
For more information and to apply for the position, please click here: PVL# 91507-AS .
All applications must be submitted through the Job at UW-Madison website. A cover letter and resume are required. References are requested only from those who move to the finalist stage. The deadline for applications is August 23, 2017.
A criminal background check is required.
Bachelor's degree required. MLS or equivalent degree strongly preferred.
Minimum of 2 years of experience in records management.
Strong oral and written communication skills.
Experience in records management in a university setting.
Experience with records management systems.
Experience with electronic records management.
Certified Records Manager or Information Governance Professional certification.
Knowledge of trends and best practices in records management, including developing records schedules and legal requirements for records.
Knowledge of project management practices.
Additional Salary Information: The minimum annual salary for this position is $48,000. Salary may be higher depending on experience and qualifications.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison is long established as a preeminent public research university. The impact and achievements from the research, teaching and service conducted by its faculty, staff and students are far-reaching and global in scope. The University today is fully engaged in educational innovation.
The UW-Madison Libraries is one of the ten largest public university library syst...ems in the United States. The libraries on the campus of UW-Madison reflect the breadth and comprehensiveness of the University's highly ranked schools, colleges, departments, centers and institutes and are a highly valued partner in teaching, research and learning at the university. Campus library collections and services are decentralized and coordinated through the leadership of the General Library System (GLS), which provides technical infrastructure, support for acquisitions, and the integration of campus library services. The GLS, with a budget of more than $24.7 million and a collection budget of approximately $10 million, administers fifteen libraries including Memorial Library, the largest library in the State of Wisconsin, and other specialized and professional libraries. The overall campus libraries' collection budget is over $12 million.