The Seattle Archives and Records Management Program (ARM)
has an outstanding opportunity for an experienced Digital Asset Manager. This
is a dynamic program offering a rich resource of historical information on
Seattle City government to the global public. ARM is a model for local
government records programs and has a national reputation for
excellence. ARM is a program of the Office of the City
Clerk, a division of the Legislative Department.

The position's primary functions are to collaborate with the City Records
Manager on development of a City-wide electronic records management solution,
to develop strategies for the preservation of digital archival materials, and
to manage the development of information systems and provide high level
management for automated retrieval systems and specified technical

The successful candidate must demonstrate the following
abilities: plan and organize own work and that of others;
communicate effectively orally and in writing; search computerized databases
in an efficient, cost-effective manner and to learn new applications as
appropriate; operate audio/visual and imaging equipment used in the
office. This at-will appointment serves at the discretion
of the Director, Archives and Record Management Program.

_Electronic Records Management_

• In collaboration with City Records Manager, develop, implement and
administer electronic records management systems

• Conduct research and development for applicable software systems, hardware
needs and other systems; manage the development of the information systems,
including development of metadata standards, classification systems, and
information architecture for internet and internal resources.

• Lead technical training in use of electronic records management software

_Digital Asset Preservation_

• Lead digital preservation program and manage and administer the Municipal
Archives' digital repository, including design of workflow, records ingestion,
tracking, reporting, and running backups.

• Research and develop tools and systems for extraction and creation of
metadata for archival records

• Provide technical support for systems used in digitizing records, including
audio/visual materials, photographs, and maps

_Information and Automated Retrieval System Management and Support_

• Provide systems management for automated retrieval systems, including
thesaurus-based indexing and cataloging, database design, and quality control

• Maintain online search system Web site, including server administration

• Perform and manage design and implementation of processing procedures for
importing external files into database system, including Word macro
programming in VBA, and developing data transfer procedures

• Design and implement large-scale data migration projects

• Design, develop, and generate monthly reports on Web and database search

**Required Qualifications**  
_Education and Experience_

• Master's degree in Librarianship/Information Science from an American
Library Association accredited institution, History with archival education
coursework, or equivalent degree

• Three years progressively responsible professional experience or
demonstrated familiarity with professionally accepted library and/or archival
standards of classification, indexing and cataloging, and knowledge of
automated records storage and retrieval systems

• Expert knowledge of professional records management principles and practices

• Experience or training in thesaurus design and construction, and controlled-
vocabulary indexing

• Demonstrated ability to learn and master new and legacy systems

_Required Technical Skills_

• Training and/or experience in issues related to preservation and management
of electronic records

• Competency in Windows Server operating system; working knowledge of
networking in TCP/IP environment; working knowledge of Windows batch

• Two years experience with relational database administration, systems
integration, and developing and managing automated information systems

• Training and experience in database design in MS SQL and/or

• Experience with programming in Visual Basic for Applications (MS VBA) for
Word, and/or proficient/expert in one or more programming languages

• Knowledge of indexing and metadata standards related to archival records in
multiple media

_Desired Qualifications and Skills_

• Experience administering full-text database systems

• Familiarity with BRS/Search, Open Text Discovery Server, or any enterprise
information management system

• Experience with programming in Perl and intermediate knowledge of JavaScript

• Experience with or ability to work within C++, ASP, PHP

• Advanced knowledge of HTML and CSS. Intermediate knowledge of JavaScript

• Knowledge of professional standards for creating and maintaining a Trusted
Digital Repository

• Demonstrated skills at successful oral presentations, in training or in
public settings

**Application Process**  
Visit www.seattle.go/jobs by 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 18, 2013 to complete
an online application. Submit a cover letter and resume describing how your
education and experience meet the qualifications of the position. Applications
received without cover letter and resume will not be considered. For
additional questions, please contact [log in to unmask]

The Legislative Department values diverse perspectives and life experiences;
people of color, women, LGBTQ, people with disabilities and veterans are
encouraged to apply.

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