Archives & Records Management Specialist 2

Albany, NY
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Salary: $63108 to $80248
Created: February 16, 2024


The New York State Archives is seeking candidates for an Archives and Records Management Specialist 2 in its newly established Digital Records Services unit.

The successful candidate will work as part of a team to increase NYSA’s capacity to appraise, transfer, preserve, and provide access to archival records in electronic form.  Responsibilities include:

  • Researching, analyzing, and recommending strategies for developing and improving NYSA’s electronic records services.
  • Participating in the development of internal procedures and training programs specific to managing archival electronic records.

  • Participating in the appraisal, accessioning, and description of hybrid and born-digital archival records.

  • Participating in the evaluation, selection, and installation of commercial and open-source products specific to managing archival electronic records.

  • Managing scripts and software utilities used in the appraisal, accessioning and processing of electronic records.

  • Assisting with the conversion of analog records to digitalformats for preservation, especially audio-visual materials.
  • Assisting in the configuration of internal information systems to better support archival electronic records. Current systems include ArchivesSpace, Preservica, Archive-It, and CollectiveAccess.

  • Researching and recommending solutions for managing specific electronic records challenges such as email, social media, and records maintained in complex information systems.

  • Monitoring and keeping up to date with the latest technologies and best practices related to electronic records management and advising NYSA staff on their implementation.

For a full description, including instructions for applying, see:

How to apply


Michelle Arpey
Head, Digital Records Services
New York State Archives


Published: Tuesday, February 20, 2024 22:10 UTC

Last updated: Tuesday, February 20, 2024 22:10 UTC