Job Opportunity — Carson City, Nevada

The State of Nevada is seeking an Assistant Administrator. Under direction of the Nevada State Library, Archives, and Records (NSLAPR) Administrator, the Assistant Administrator of Archives & Records serves as State Archivist and manages the State Archives, State Records, and Imaging and Preservation Services programs. This incumbent plans, organizes, coordinates, directs, and evaluates the section functions that include accessioning and preservation of governmental records and private manuscripts determined through appraisal to have permanent value.  This includes directing the development of archives and records management programs and associated policies and procedures to ensure the implementation of services which fulfill the needs of State agencies, local government entities and the general public; developing policy and procedure for assigned NLSAPR programs within statutory authority; arranges documents according to accepted archival principles and preparation of retrieval aids to ensure maximum accessibility to users; makes available and performs research in special collections, published library materials, and official records of continuing value; and establishes efficient and cost-effective programs for the maintenance, use, retention, and disposition of government records statewide. Additionally, the assistant administrator manages the section’s twelve program staff, budget, and public relations activities and serves as both coordinator of the State Historical Records Advisory Board (SHRAB) as per appointment by the Governor and staff to the State Records Committee. This position oversees and participates in the development of grant applications and funding proposals and oversees training programs for state and local government employees in the areas of archives and records management. As an essential part of the NSLAPR Administration team, the assistant administrator also develops, coordinates, and executes on division-wide goals and represents the agency and acts on behalf of the Administrator as requested. The NSLAPR is a division within the Department of Administration and is located in Carson City, Nevada.

For more information about the position, including desired qualifications, salary, and application procedures, please contact Rosana Woomer (, or 775-684-0132). Applications are due by July 26, 2021.

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