Job Opening: Wyoming State Archivist

Mar 27, 2019

The Wyoming State Archives is seeking a motivated candidate to guide the agency into the next decade. The State Archives’ strengths include 15 FTE staff, a digital repository in place for over five years, a records management program using a functional approach to records scheduling, a robust scanning program, strong collections documenting state and local government, as well as a small but rich manuscript collection. If you have experience in managing digital records, working with a variety of external stakeholders, managing a small to medium staff – and great ideas for our State Archives, they want to hear from you!

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The State Archivist reports to the head of Cultural Resources, one of two divisions within the State Parks and Cultural Resources agency. The Wyoming State Archivist chairs the State Records Advisory Board and the State Records Committee. He or she oversees 15 full time staff and an annual budget of $2,885,400 for the Wyoming State Archives. The state’s digital repository, the Wyoming Digital Archives, is also managed by the State Archivist.

The State Archives collects, manages, preserves, and makes available Wyoming state public records that have long term administrative, legal, and historical value. These records document the history of our state and the activities of Wyoming’s government offices. The Archives also collects non-government records that contribute to an understanding of the state’s history. Records Management staff provide assistance to state and local government agencies for the efficient and economical management of records. State Imaging Center services feature digitization of records for preservation, access, and space saving purposes.

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