The University Public Records Office, located in the Office of University Compliance and Integrity, manages requests to the University under the Ohio Public Records Act by identifying, tracking and properly directing public records requests made to the university, performing legal review and redaction of responsive materials, overseeing the release of records, and ensuring all requests are appropriately and timely answered. The Public Records Office facilitates the university’s compliance with federal and state regulatory requirements, including those governing public access, confidentiality and privacy.The Public Records Program Coordinator provides support to the Director of Public Records in fulfilling the Office’s responsibilities for managing public records requests university-wide in a manner that both complies with regulatory requirements and fosters transparency and public access. Under the general supervision of the Director, this position develops, maintains and oversees electronic tracking of and response to records requests by the Public Records Office and by designated public records coordinators across the university; drafts correspondence; assists in the development of university staff training; responds to inquiries from and assists in providing advice to campus clients regarding public records; interacts professionally with clients and the public, including media, to fulfill duties of the Public Records Office. The position monitors media developments relevant to functions of the Public Records Office and the Office of University Compliance and Integrity.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience. Proven ability to provide a high level of professional interaction with all levels of customers inside and outside the university; proficiency in use of Microsoft Office products and on-line research tools; excellent and effective written and oral communication skills.
Considerable knowledge of the complexities and intricacies of public records law; two or more years of experience in a public/government legal setting or private law office; government and/or public contract experience; experience interacting with a broad range of public and private constituencies. Paralegal certificate from an accredited paralegal program [or] equivalent paralegal experience.
Target Salary: $50,000.00 - $65,000.00 Annually
Job Category: Administrative and Professional
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