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.
Arrange, organize, and describe gubernatorial records from the nineteenth century to the present. Creates and maintains finding aids and guides, both manual and digital, to provide accessibility to the these records.
Accessions, arranges and describes other government records following in-house guidelines and procedures.
Advises and provides assistance regarding historical or genealogical research to on-site researchers.
Assists the Record Management Division to evaluate and schedule potential archival records, including on-site 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.
Bachelor's degree in history or a related field.
Knowledge of United States history 1860 to 1960.
Knowledge of South Carolina history and government organization.
Knowledge of the principles and techniques of archival theory, practice and research.
General knowledge of digital records issues.
Ability to communicate in a clear and effective 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.
Master's degree in history, library and information science, or public history. Coursework in archival administration and principles. Familiarity with Re:discovery, Proficio and Preservica software.