Job Opportunity — Park City, Utah

April 26, 2022

The Sundance Institute is seeking a seasonal Coordinator of Archives & Digital Assets. This position is charged with tracking and processing a wide variety of archival content, including ingesting digital assets into the Institute’s digital asset management system, updating archive records, and inventory of assets. Additionally, the Coordinator is the primary point of contact for fielding incoming archives requests. 

Working closely under the Archivist, the Coordinator will also provide key organizational support to the department. This full-time position is based out of our Park City, Utah office from Monday, May 16, 2022 through Friday, August 26, 2022 with opportunities to work remotely. Extended hours, including evenings and weekends will be required on occasion. 

For more information about the position, and to apply, please visit the Institute’s posting at http://sundance.hrmdirect.com/employment/job-opening.php?req=2020569&&#job


Last Week for CIMA Elections

April 26, 2022

Elections for CIMA Council closes on May 3rd! If you have not already voted, you have one week left to cast your votes! Candidates’ bios are available for review; voting opened April 4, 2022 for thirty days to all current CIMA members via CIMA’s website. New Council members will be announced at the Annual Business Meeting on May 13, 2022.
 
Don’t forget to vote!
 
CIMA Nominating Committee
Ellen M. Ryan, Chair
Julia Stringfellow
Cindy Brightenburg 


JWA Information Panel

April 26, 2022

The Journal of Western Archives (JWA) recently recorded an information session about the journal. The information session talks about the publishing process, the philosophy of the journal, the kinds of articles that JWA publishes, and features a panel discussion with several authors who have published with JWA. It is available at:
https://youtu.be/_bwYnG6kVBo
I would encourage all CIMA members consider publishing with JWA—particularly those who are presenting at our Annual Conference. It is great place to publish, especially for first-time authors.


Ryan Lee,
CIMA President


SAA Launches Dataverse

April 26, 2022

The Society of American Archivists is pleased to announce the launch of the SAA Dataverse: a repository for sharing and reusing archives-related datasets. Check out this article to learn more about the Dataverse and how to submit your own qualitative or quantitative data. If you don’t currently have materials to deposit, keep the SAA Dataverse in mind for your future research and data management plans. You do not need to be an SAA member to submit to or use the SAA Dataverse. Contact corda@archivists.org if you have any questions or would like assistance with submitting your data.


Job Opportunity–Carson City, Nevada

April 13, 2022

The Nevada State Library, Archives, and Public Records is seeking a Senior Records Analyst position located in Carson City, Nevada. Incumbents perform administrative work in planning, coordinating and directing activities in a records management program that is responsible for the maintenance, use, retention and disposition of government records statewide. Incumbents possess expert knowledge and understanding of records management, theory and practice. The Incumbent must demonstrate experience consulting with government personnel, appraising records, researching applicable laws and regulations, and drafting records retention schedules. Incumbents must be well versed in information technology and the requirements for promoting authentic, reliable, and accessible records in an electronic environment. The incumbent will need to be able to develop plans for electronic records management, including standards and guidelines, based on NRS, NAC, and NSLAPR’s goals. The Incumbent will implement and provide training and awareness programs in order to train employees on managing records retention policy and electronic records policy in accordance with NSLAPR’s policies and guidelines. The incumbent must demonstrate leadership and skills in project management and problem solving.

For more information about the position, its qualifications, and to apply, please visit the Nevada government jobs listing at https://careers.nv.gov/job/CARSON-CITY-RECORDS-ANALYST-2-NEVA-89701/857863700/.

Applications close on April 22, 2022.