Under general supervision, assists in creating and maintaining intellectual control of permanent records of state agencies and local government subdivisions that have been transferred to the state archives and provides reference assistance to researchers and government officials.
Accessions, arranges and describes government records following in-house guidelines and procedures with a focus on digital records.
Assists Digitization Archivist in processing digitized records for online access.
Advises and provides assistance regarding historical or genealogical research to on-site researchers.
Assists the Record Management Division to evaluate and schedule potential archival records, including on-site visits to state agencies and local governments.
Assists the Electronic Records Archivist with the development of an electronic records program.
Collaborates with other staff to develop strategies and procedures for the proper arrangement and description of archival records.
Bachelor's degree in history, political science, public administration or a related field.
Knowledge of the principles and techniques of archival theory, practice and research.
Knowledge of South Carolina history and government organization.
General knowledge of digital records issues.
Ability to communicate in a clear and effective manner, both orally and in writing.
Ability to work cooperatively and effectively with the public, staff, and other professionals.
Ability to use Microsoft Word, Outlook and Access software.
Ability to lift 40 lbs. to shoulder height required.
Master's degree in history, political science, public administration, library and information science, or public history. Coursework in archival administration and principles. Familiarity with Re:discovery, Proficio and Preservica software and some knowledge with open source software.