Frankfort, KY: Public Records Branch Manager, KY Dept for Libraries & Archives

Public Records Branch Manager
Ky Dept for Libraries & Archives
Position Description
Type of Position:
Possible Desk Coverage:

$42,646.56 – $56,495.52 yearly at 37.5 hour work week

State Benefits
Job Duties:

Provide overall management for the Archival Services Branch within the Department for Libraries and Archives • Plan develop, coordinate, and administer programs and services of the Archival Services Branch. • Ensure access to public records and monitor space requirements of the State Archives. Monitor branch budget. • Supervise professional/paraprofessional staff. Evaluate staff performance and recommend personnel actions as needed. • Write professional analyses/reports. Analyze branch operations and recommend policy and procedural changes as needed. Provide monthly archival statistics and narrative report to division director, provide professional archival assistance to public agencies. • Serve as liaison with constituencies of researchers who use state archival holdings/services to ensure archival services are responsive to their needs and ensure appropriate customer groups are aware of available services. Serve as liaison to Friends of Kentucky Public Archives Inc. and other groups to support records responsibilities of the division. • Monitor/evaluate existing and proposed statutes, administrative regulations, and agency procedures affecting public records and make recommendations as needed. Analyze branch and division operations and recommend policy and/or procedural changes as needed.

Qualifications / Experience:

EDUCATION: Graduate of a college or university with a bachelor’s degree. EXPERIENCE: Must have four years of professional experience in records management, micrographics, document preservation and/or archival experience in one or more of the following areas: appraisal, accessioning, description and/or the arrangement of documents. SUBSTITUTIONS: Graduate study in archival studies, records management, history, library science, public administration, business administration or related field will substitute for the experience on a year-for-year basis not to exceed two years. Additional professional experience in one or more of the above areas will substitute for the education on a year-for-year basis.

Additional Comments:

Upon appointment, employees in this class may be required to maintain a valid driver’s license and required to drive a licensed vehicle. This status may be necessary for the length of time in this class. If this is necessary it will be listed in the specific position description for that position. Applicants and employees in this job title may be required to submit to a drug screening test and background check. Applicants and employees in positions which perform job duties that may require contact with offenders in the custody or supervision of the Department of Corrections or with youth in the care, custody, or supervision of the Department of Juvenile Justice must meet qualifications pursuant to the federal Prison Rape Elimination Act, 28 C.F.R.115.17 and 115.317. THE COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, NATIONAL ORIGIN, SEX, AGE, DISABILITY, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER IDENTITY, GENETIC INFORMATION OR VETERAN STATUS. REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS ARE PROVIDED UPON REQUEST.
How to Apply
Application Procedure:

Complete an application and apply on-line at
Application Deadline:
Nov 17 2016
Contact Information
Contact Person:
Terry Manuel
Ky Dept for Libraries & Archives
300 Coffee Tree Rd
Zip Code:
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About Meredith Lowe

Outreach Specialist in Continuing Education Services at UW-Madison SLIS. Erstwhile archivist.
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