The Johns Hopkins University Sheridan Libraries is hiring a Records Management
Archivist to work with the University Archivist to develop an innovative
approach to records management with the purpose of improving our stewardship
of a university history that exists in print, digitized, and born-digital form
and can come from within and outside the boundaries of official university

Essential skills and knowledge areas include:

strong technological literacy and curiosity;

deep understanding of born-digital archives and the emerging tools and
techniques used to manage born-digital archives;

experience with traditional archives functions and processes;

comprehension of holistic approaches to information management that account
for recorded memory that takes a variety of forms, including analog,
digitized, and born-digital;

excellent interpersonal and communication skills needed when interviewing a
diverse community of records creators for the purpose of discerning
information management behavior and its impact on the documentation of
university memory;

excellent writing and information visualization skills needed to create
records retention schedules, functional requirements and other documentation,
and information models;

the creativity, entrepreneurial spirit, and critical thinking competencies
needed to play a crucial role in redefining institutional records management
for an increasingly born-digital world in which important analog traces will

Questions about the position should be addressed to jsteele at jhu dot edu (no
phone calls, please). For a more prescribed list of duties
and additional qualifications and to apply to this unique opportunity, please

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