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REFERENCE AND DIGITAL ACCESS ARCHIVIST, Oregon State Archives, (Salem, Oregon)

This position engages with the public and government employees to provide access to the historically significant records within the collection of the Oregon State Archives (OSA). This position supports preservation and access through the digitization of records in all formats. This position contributes to the lifecycle management of electronic and born digital records. This is accomplished in part by, but not limited to:

  • Providing outstanding service and guidance to researchers by phone, email, or in person by determining the scope of inquiry and identifying resources available at the Oregon State Archives, Oregon state agencies, or other repositories.
  • Educating researchers on OSA’s policies regarding access and the availability of records, including use of finding aids, bibliographic resources, and the agency’s electronic records access system (ORMS).
  • Providing instruction on the use of equipment for purposes of access, reproduction, and migration.
  • Identifying and digitizing analog records in accordance with unit rubrics. Contributing to the development of rubrics.
  • Filing digitized and born-digital content into OSA’s content management system and maintaining metadata in accordance with archival standards.
  • Updating policies, procedures, and workflows relating to electronic records management.
  • Contributing to the success of OSA’s intern and volunteer program by collaborating with colleagues to design opportunities and oversee interns and volunteers.
  • Remaining current on best practices and trends relating to reference, preservation, digitization, metadata, and electronic records.
  • Creating an inclusive and welcoming environment for all users of the archives as well as for colleagues.
  • Serving as a representative of the OSA on national/statewide working groups, committees, and task forces.

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