Under general supervision, assists in creating and maintaining intellectual control of permanent records of state agencies and local government subdivisions that have been transferred to the state archives and provides reference assistance to researchers and government officials.
Accessions, arranges and describes government records following in-house guidelines and procedures with a focus on gubernatorial records.
Creates and maintains finding aids and guides, both manual and digital, to provide accessibility to specific archival series or group of series.
Advises and provides assistance regarding historical or genealogical research to patrons in Reference Room.
Assists the Record Management Division to evaluate and schedule potential archival records, including onsite visits to state agencies and local governments.
Collaborates with other staff to develop strategies and procedures for the proper arrangement and description of archival records.
Please complete the online state application to include all current and previous work history and education. Please attach a cover letter and resume. A resume will not be accepted in lieu of the online application.
Minimum and Additional Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in history, political science, public administration or a related field.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of the principals and techniques of archival theory, practice and research.
Knowledge of South Carolina history and government organization, particularly South Carolina political and social history, 1865-1950.
General knowledge of digital records issues.
Ability to communicate in a clear and efficient manner, both orally and in writing.
Ability to work cooperatively and effectively with the public, staff, and other professionals.
Ability to use Microsoft Word, Outlook and Access software.
Ability to lift 50 lbs. to shoulder height required.
Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree in history, political science, public administration, library and information science, or public history. Coursework in archival administration and principles. Familiarity with Re:discovery and Proficio software. Familiarity with open source software
Internal Number: 61054816
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