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Processing Archivist/Records Analyst, Diocese of St. Augustine, Florida

FLSA: Exempt

Reports to: Director of Archives & Records Management                

Grade: 204                           

Effective date: 8/4/2023                      

Starting Salary:  $42,000 – $47,000

This is not a remote position.

Work location: St. Augustine, FL

General Summary:  

Under the supervision of the Director of Archives and Records Management, the Processing Archivist/Records Analyst splits his/her time between records management and archives responsibilities. This position supports the director to implement Archives/Records Management Policies & Procedures. Daily responsibilities include basic archival administration duties and providing a reference for DOSA staff and the public. Project work includes education on policies and Records and Information Management Standards.

“All documents which regard the diocese or parishes must be protected with the greatest care. In every curia there is to be erected in a safe place a diocesan archive, or record storage area, in which instruments and written documents which pertain to the spiritual and temporal affairs of the diocese are to be safeguarded after being properly filed and diligently secured.”  – Canon 486, Code of Canon Law

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Assists the Archivist in basic duties such as processing, research requests, and genealogy.
  2. Utilizes access tools such as finding aids, records management software, published materials, and the collection to answer reference requests, applying professional standards and state/federal law in providing access to information and maintaining statistics.
  3. Creates/maintains digital objects and records according to professional standards.
  4. Supports director in conducting office record surveys to recommend changes to DOSA Standard File Plan and Records Retention Schedule.
  5. Acts as an information source for Diocesan agencies, schools, parishes, and institutions on records management and basic archival issues.
  6. Provides education and training to Diocesan and entity staff on approved records management policies and procedures.
  7. Retrieves records from closed institutions.
  8. Assists the Director of Archives & Records Management on major Archives or Records Management initiatives and projects.
  9. Represents the Archives at professional events, interdepartmental meetings, and social functions.
  10. Monitors environmental conditions in storage spaces.
  11. Remains up to date in current professional standards and works towards professional certifications.
  12. Assists the Director in other Archives and Records Management duties. 
  13. Performs other duties as assigned by the Director.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • A master’s degree preferred in Library Science or Information Technology/Science with some experience or certifications in Archives and/or Records Management.
  • Proficient knowledge of basic Archives and Records Management principles.
  • The ability to respect, promote, accommodate, and not be in conflict with the mission, moral and social teachings, doctrines, and laws of the Roman Catholic faith.
  • Proficiency in MS Office tools including Access.
  • Experience researching new digital resources and testing new products or software.
  • Some knowledge and experience with digital to analog conversion projects.
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team. Ability to work well with a variety of people from various backgrounds and cultures. Mature, friendly, and good-humored.
  • Must be able to maintain confidential information, exercise good judgment, and work independently as well as in a team environment.    
  • Effective and exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent customer service skills. 
  • Working/conversational knowledge of Spanish.
  • Creativity and orientation towards problem-solving.
  • Must successfully pass the required criminal background check prior to employment and maintain this clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • At least one (1) year experience in an Archives and Records Management environment.
  • Certified Archivist (CA) coursework or certificate; or Certified Records Analyst (CRA) coursework or certificate; or Digital Archives Specialist (DAS) coursework or certificate.
  • Some knowledge and experience with building, customizing, and managing Electronic Document and Records Management Systems (EDRMS) and/or Content Management (CM) applications.
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish (i.e, speak, read, write).
  • A knowledge of post-contact Spanish history as it relates to St. Augustine and Florida.

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