Records and Information Analyst (Lead Worker). This position acts as the lead worker of the State Records and Information Group and is responsible for efforts to oversee the acquisition, preservation, and management of Wisconsin state government records in all formats. The position is focused both on efforts to improve state records and information capabilities within the Library-Archives collections and also to develop and improve archival and records management capabilities throughout the enterprise of all state government agencies. This position will have day-to-day responsibility for overseeing the work of the other members of the group. In cooperation with other staff, this position is tasked with creating and implementing plans for comprehensive public records and information documentation strategies for the state archives and also for the management of electronic records. The position actively participates in, and may lead, inter-agency committees, work teams, and projects related to records and information management and archival administration. The work of this position involves frequent contacts with outside agencies, institutions, and individuals.
Electronic Records Archivist. This position serves as a member of the State Records and Information Group and has overall responsibility for the appraisal, acquisition and technical aspects of accessioning of electronic public records. This position supports the work of the group by guiding efforts to acquire, preserve, and make accessible electronic records and other information systems from Wisconsin state government and by providing direct assistance to state agency personnel in the area of managing electronic records and electronic access systems.
Public Records Accessioner. This position serves as a member of the State Records and Information Group and has overall responsibility for the acquisition and accessioning of Wisconsin state government agency records series with historical value, with primary focus on the appraisal, accessioning, arrangement, and description of records in all formats.
A criminal background check will be conducted prior to offer of employment to determine if the circumstances of any conviction may be related to the job.
The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 requires employers to hire only individuals who are eligible to work in the United States. Upon reporting for work, an individual will be expected to present proper evidence establishing employability.
Salary: Records and Information Analyst (Lead Worker): $17.268 to $25.470 per hour ($36,055 to $53,181 per year) depending on qualifications. Electronic Records Archivist: $17.268 to $25.383 per hour ($36,055 to $53,000 per year) depending on qualifications. Public Records Accessioner: $17.268 to $23.311 per hour ($36,055 to $48,673 per year) depending on qualifications
How To Apply
Please submit the following:
- an Application for State Employment form OSER-DMRS-38 (please note that Madison, Wisconsin is located in Dane county, which is county code 13)
- a current resume
- and a paper (not to exceed one page for each question) that describes your experience for the appropriate questions below. Please label each response 1, 2, 3, 4, or 5 or 6 or 7.
Write clearly and concisely and use examples to support your statements when necessary. If you omit information requested on this announcement, your application may be rated ineligible. Since the answers to each question will be scored separately, be sure to provide a separate and complete answer for each question. Do not reference your response to one question as the answer for part of any other question - each answer should stand alone. Your responses are considered to be an Examination for this position and will be used to determine your eligibility for this vacancy. For each response, when appropriate, be sure to include your employer, the length of your employment, role, responsibilities, and complexity and length of experience in each area.
If you are applying for the position of Records and Information Analyst (Lead Worker), please answer questions 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5.
If you are applying for the position of Electronic Records Archivist, please answer questions 1, 2, 3, 4 and 6.
If you are applying for the position of Public Records Accessioner, please answer questions 1, 2, 3, 4 and 7.
If you are applying for all positions, answer all questions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7.
- Describe your archival education including coursework and degrees attained or equivalent work experience. Experience as an archivist may be in any aspect of archival work.
- Describe your work experience, including years and level of responsibility, with the management of archival public records (state, federal, or local) in any format and medium.
- Describe your work experience, including years and level of responsibility, with the management of electronic records.
- Describe your work history and/or professional coursework with records management practices and standards.
- Supplementary Question for candidates applying for the Records and Information Analyst (Lead Worker) position: Describe your work experience with developing and delivering archives or records management related training and workshops or with providing technical assistance and records consultation to records creating offices (including years, complexity and types of training and assistance, levels of responsibility, and supervisory work).
- Supplementary Question for candidates applying for the Electronic Records Archivist position: Describe your work experience with specific operating systems, markup languages, programming tools, metadata schemas, and the Open Archival Information System (OAIS) reference model.
- Supplementary Question for candidates applying for the Public Records Accessioner position: Describe in detail your work experience (including years, level of responsibility, and number of collections completed) with the tasks associated with acquiring, accessioning, and preserving governmental or organizational records collections.
Do not send materials as zip files.
Send completed application materials (via mail, Fax or E-mail) to:
Brian Schroeder, Human Resources Specialist
Wisconsin Historical Society
816 State StreetMadison, WI 53706-1482
Phone: 608/264-6409Fax: 608/264-6415
Completed materials must be received by 4:00 p.m. on Monday March 31, 2008.
Materials will be evaluated and the most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Questions may be directed to Brian Schroeder at 608/264-6409.