Fairfax, VA: University Records Manager, George Mason University
George Mason University
**University Records Manager (FA692z)**
George Mason University Libraries seeks a creative, dedicated, and collegial
professional for the position of University Records Manager. Reporting to the
Head, Special Collections & Archives, this position serves as the designated
State Records Officer for the university in accordance with responsibilities
as defined by the Virginia Public Records Act of the Code of Virginia
(42.1-76et.seq.) and as one of the university's Data Stewards. The University
Records Manager is responsible for planning, policy development, assessment,
and supervision of the acquisition, processing, preservation, and retention of
print and electronic official university records. She/he is the contact for
all university records creators, and serves a consultative and practical role
in all matters relating to records retention, disposition, and disposal at
GMU. The University Records Manager establishes a formal Outreach and
Education/Training Program for all constituent units of the university in
proper and best records management practices and processes. The incumbent
provides leadership in the University's and the Libraries' electronic records
initiatives, and participates as a team member within Special Collections &
Archives. The University Records Manager supervises one full time Records
Management Specialist and student assistants.
Qualifications. REQUIRED: Either an MLS/MLIS/MIS degree from an ALA-accredited
program with coursework in archives and records management; OR a Master's
Degree in relevant field with coursework in archives and records management.
Experience with information technology applications in an archives and/or
library environment, including imaging technology and electronic databases.
Experience with records management practice for appraisal, retention, and
disposition, including experience with electronic records management.
Experience with records management outreach, including developing and
maintaining relationships with community contacts, surveying office records,
and creating local retention schedules. Knowledge of state and federal laws
relating to university records, including FERPA and HIPPA. Record of
successful digital projects, innovation, creativity, and flexibility. Strong
analytical and organizational skills. Strong oral and written communication
skills. Ethics, discretion, and sound judgment. Ability to work effectively at
all levels of the university community; prefer experience in academic setting.
Ability to learn new technologies and related software tools. Ability to
supervise classified, wage, and student employees. Valid driver's license,
ability to lift record cartons weighing 40 lbs. PREFERRED: CRM (Certified
Records Manager) certification.
12-month professional faculty appointment with or without rank (dependent on
academic credentials). Health plan options and paid life insurance; several
retirement plans, including TIAA-CREF; accrual of up to 24 vacation days, 12
paid holidays; tuition waiver for self. Salary is competitive and commensurate
with qualifications and experience.
All applications for this position (FA692z) MUST be submitted online at George
Mason's employment page . Applicants must submit letter of application,
resume, and names, addresses (including e-mail) and phone numbers of three
current references. Questions should be directed to Debra Hogan, Executive
Assistant to the Dean of Libraries. Review of applications will begin June 1,
2015, and will continue until the position is filled.
The George Mason University library system, comprised of a large central
library and four other distinctive libraries, is located on three campuses in
the Northern Virginia-metropolitan Washington DC region. One of Virginia's
leading academic research libraries, the Mason Libraries continues to gain
steadily in national stature as it undergoes extensive transformation in all
areas that are key to a 21st century research library - innovative
technologies and services, expert library faculty and skilled staff members,
growing collections, publishing, modern facilities, and transformational
partnerships. Visit us at library.gmu.edu for more information.
George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Women and minority candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.
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