SUMMARY OF POSITION and FEATURES OF THE WYOMING STATE ARCHIVES
The State Archivist reports to the head of Cultural Resources, one of two divisions within the State Parks and Cultural Resources agency.
The Wyoming State Archivist chairs the State Records Advisory Board and the State Records Committee.
He or she oversees 15 full time staff and an annual budget of $2,885,400 for the Wyoming State Archives. The state's digital repository, the Wyoming Digital Archives, is also managed by the State Archivist.
These three units of the State Archives report to the Deputy State Archivist:
4.5 full time staff
Accession/acquisition, processing, and access for archives and manuscript collections
42,000 cf - 90% state agency and selected local government records, 10% manuscript collections and books
86,000 rolls of microfilm, including all local newspapers
Manages Wyoming Digital Archives (see below)
5 full time staff
Records Center: 45,000 cf of non-current records, managed using Infolinx software
Adopted functional schedule approach in 2013
Advises state and local government staff on records management issues
State Imaging Center
4.5 full time staff
Scan predominantly state agency records (paper and microfilm), many of which are added to the Wyoming Digital Archives
Process local Wyoming newspapers (microfilming outsourced)
In 2013, partnered with Wyoming Enterprise Technology Services (ETS) and Chaves Consulting/Aarikan to establish the state enterprise-wide Digital Archives using HP Trim software (now HPE Content Manager). Currently contains approximately 710,000 documents for 15 state agencies.
Developed a remote server system for secure access by non-state agencies; expanding to local government, including 25% of County Clerks.
Archive-It - Since 2014 the websites and social media for the five elected state offices and some state agencies have been preserved.
To expand access, the State Archives has added more than 1000 digitized oral history collections to the Internet Archive.
Finding aids entered into Rocky Mountain Online Archive and ArchiveGrid
Ca. 10% of photographs and other digital resources in LUNA database
The State of Wyoming is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively supports the ADA and reasonably accommodates qualified applicants with disabilities.
Additional Salary Information: There are many benefits to living and working in Wyoming. Beautiful country with wide open spaces and clean air, great recreational opportunities, and no State income tax to mention a few! In addition, the State of Wyoming offers State employees a very generous benefit package. For more information on the State of Wyoming employee benefits: https://ai.wyo.gov/divisions/human-resources/benefits
Internal Number: CRCR12-10033-State Archiv
About Wyoming State Archives
The State Archives collects, manages, preserves, and makes available Wyoming state public records that have long term administrative, legal, and historical value. These records document the history of our state and the activities of Wyoming’s government offices. The Archives also collects non-government records that contribute to an understanding of the state’s history. Records Management staff provide assistance to state and local government agencies for the efficient and economical management of records. State Imaging Center services feature digitization of records for preservation, access, and space saving purposes.
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