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Archives Technical Services Specialist, Vermont State Archives & Records Administration, Middlesex, VT


Genuinely curious about Vermont government and its functions – past and present? Have a passion for using technology to create and enhance knowledge and understanding? Combine your interests and strengths as an Archives Technical Services Specialist at the Vermont State Archives and Records Administration (VSARA), a division of the Office of Secretary of State. We are seeking an innovative, versatile, and service-oriented information professional and self-starter to join our team.  

The primary duty of the Archives Technical Services Specialist is to support knowledge production and integration by optimizing the use of technology and technical services for learning, researching, decision making, and problem solving on a wide range of government subjects and policy matters. Multidisciplinary in nature and requiring strong technical expertise and analytical skills, responsibilities include the delivery, expansion and integration of knowledge-based systems and services to enhance the acquisition, management, discovery, access, and preservation of, and knowledge about, Vermont public records and information.

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Req ID:  44541

Department:  Secretary of State’s Office

Location:  Middlesex, VT, US

Position Type:  Permanent

Schedule Type:  Full Time

Hourly Rate:  $29.79

Preferred Qualifications

•    Considerable knowledge of common programming languages (e.g. Java, HTML/CSS, SQL, etc.) and open-source content management systems, such as Drupal and WordPress 
•    Working knowledge of Microsoft 365 applications, including Power Platform  
•    Exceptional verbal and written communication skills as well as negotiation and conflict management abilities. 
•    Experience in leading or supervising projects with small, multi-functional teams  
•    Familiarity with knowledge management and collaboration technologies 
•    Familiarity with information and data architecture, ontologies, and taxonomies. 
•    Aptitude to learn and apply digital preservation standards and best practices, e.g. ISO 14721 (Open Archival Information System), and related applications, tools, and workflows 
•    Aptitude to serve as systems administrator and/or technical services lead where needed  

This position is classified as an IT Specialist IV by the Department of Human Resources:

Who May Apply

This position, Archives Technical Services Specialist (Job Requisition #44541), is open to all State employees and external applicants.
If you would like more information about this position, please contact Tanya Marshall at [email protected].

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