Assistant University Records Officer

at University of Wisconsin-Madison (view profile)
Location 550 Babcock Drive, Madison, WI
Date Posted March 2, 2021
Category Academic
Job Type Full-time
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Education Requirements A bachelors in IT, History, Pre-Law, or a related field is required
Minimum Compensation in Local Currency Minimum $52,318 ANNUAL (12 months) Depending on Qualifications
Hourly or Salary? Salary
Twitter Handle @uwmadarchives


UW-Madison’s Archives and Records Management division is seeking a creative, well organized, and forward-thinking professional who is passionate about records management. The University’s records management program provides the appropriate policies, structure, and directives to comply with applicable federal and state laws, ensures public accountability, and preserves the history of the UW System.

As part of the University Archives, the Assistant University Records Officer must be service-oriented, have excellent communication skills, a keen attention to detail, and the ability to work independently. They will be part of a highly collaborative environment, which requires an ability to work with a range of departments, colleagues, and groups throughout the state.

Under the supervision of the University Records Officer, the Assistant University Records Officer will be responsible for records management duties for UW-Extension units which includes the statewide Cooperative Extension offices, 4-H and Wisconsin Public Media programs, the School for Workers, UW conference centers and the Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey.

The Assistant University Records Officer will work with UW-Extension Units to manage, collect, and preserve UW-Extension public records and participate in activities that will help foster and build relationships with UW-Extension offices and programs. The Assistant University Records Officer will assist in the development and execution of public records management programs and schedules, communicate with stakeholders and provide education and training to ensure compliance with records retention and disposition laws and help preserve the history of UW-Extension offices, programs and services. This position will require periodic travel throughout the state.

The Libraries at the University of Wisconsin-Madison are dedicated to the practices of social justice, diversity, equality, and respect among our staff, students, collections, and services. We strive to overcome historical and divisive biases in our society and embrace diverse points of view as assets to the fabric of our community. All positions will be called on to contribute to building this environment.