Records Management Consultant (Connecticut State Library) 

Based out of the Connecticut State Library, Office of the Public Records Administrator, the Records Management Consultant will assist the Public Records Administrator performing detail-orientated records information management work related to the implementation of an IBM Enterprise Content Management [ECM] system in conjunction with the Bureau of Enterprise Systems and Technologies [BEST] and the Connecticut State Library [CSL].  This is a full-time, one year contracted position.   

Compensation:  The Records Management Consultant will be paid monthly upon completion and submission of an invoice. Benefits are not included.   

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  This work includes records management activities associated with the creation, maintenance, use and disposition of records in all formats; the proper documentation of the policies and transactions of Connecticut state and local government agencies; and the effective management of public agency operations, records management laws, regulations, rules, policies and procedures within the ECM system.  

Key duties include: Conducting complex records appraisal and analysis in order to develop and update records retention schedules for ECM pilot state agencies and municipalities working with individuals at all levels of federal, state and local government; developing and revising records management policies, procedures, manuals and regulations governing public records related to the ECM project; assisting ECM pilot state agency records management liaison officers and municipal officials with complex records retention and management issues, including electronic records management; and working closely with subject matter experts in records related fields including but not limited to enterprise technologies, information technology, regulatory and legal enforcement, legislative development and archives. 

Minimum Qualifications:  A master’s degree in library, information science, records management or archives or other related field such as history, political science or government from an accredited college or university and 1 year of professional experience in a relevant area of records management.  In lieu of a master’s degree and 1 year of professional experience, a bachelor’s degree and 3 years of professional experience will be considered. 

Strong knowledge of professional principles, standards and best practices of records management, including electronic records management; strong knowledge of specialized areas of records management such as development of records retention schedules, electronic records management policies/procedures, electronic records management systems, metadata, and taxonomy; demonstrated ability to analyze and solve complex problems relating to records management methods and procedures; demonstrated ability to provide records management services within a government or other organization; demonstrated ability to work both independently and collaboratively; excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills; ability to use content management software and document management software; ability to use the Microsoft Office suite including Excel and Access database creation and maintenance.   

Preferred Qualifications:  Participation in a successful ECM implementation project; working knowledge of state and municipal government organizational structures, operations and functions; a Certified Records Manager (CRM) designation.  

To Apply:  Please send/email cover letter and resume by May 31, 2017 to Public Records Administrator LeAnn Power, Office of the Public Records Administrator, Connecticut State Library, 231 Capitol Ave., Hartford, CT  06106; leann.power@ct.gov.