Assistant Professor, Records Manager

Manhattan, KS
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Salary: $55,000-$65,000
Created: January 30, 2023


The Richard L. D. and Marjorie J. Morse Department of Special Collections at Kansas State University Libraries invites applications and nominations for the position of University Records Manager. The University Records Manager serves as the university’s records officer and as an advisor to Libraries and university administration, departments, and offices in the development of K-State’s records and information management (RIM) program. Reporting to the University Archivist, the University Records Manager establishes RIM policies and procedures, including retention and disposition processes, communicates knowledge of RIM and archival theory and practice, and conveys complex records issues to diverse constituencies. The Records Manager will maintain a robust/effective and adaptive training program for university personnel and work closely with administrative and academic offices to ensure proper scheduling of records, perform surveys of records, and monitor compliance. Provides expertise in accepted standards and best practices of records administration, creation and maintenance of current university records in all formats, record lifecycle-based processes and workflows, and compliance with university policies and federal and state law regarding retention and disposition of active and inactive records. They will also Support the University Archivist to meet reference, outreach, and processing needs of university archives.

This is a full-time, tenure-track academic appointment carrying full faculty status and responsibilities. The candidate must have a commitment to scholarly/creative activities and professional service necessary for pursuing tenure at Kansas State University Libraries. To be successful in this position, the incumbent must demonstrate excellent interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills to establish and maintain productive working relationships with colleagues in an environment where flexibility and collaboration are essential.  The ideal candidate will possess a strong commitment to providing excellent customer service.


Published: Wednesday, February 1, 2023 21:32 UTC

Last updated: Wednesday, February 1, 2023 21:32 UTC