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Massachusetts Institute of Technology Institute Records Manager in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Institute Records Manager

  • Job Number: 23204

  • Functional Area: Libraries

  • Department: Libraries

  • School Area: Libraries, MIT Press, Tech Review

  • Employment Type: Full-Time

  • Employment Category: Exempt

  • Visa Sponsorship Available: No

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    Job Description

INSTITUTE RECORDS MANAGER, MIT Libraries-Department of Distinctive Collections (DDC) ( , to play a pivotal role in establishing and overseeing a sustainable records program. The primary objective is to proactively cultivate a culture of high-quality records management practice throughout MIT and ensuring compliance with Institute, local, and federal records management standards. This involves developing, implementing, and supporting systems, processes, and practices that facilitate adherence to these standards. Will play a key role as a member of the Institute's Records Management Committee, collaborating closely with department heads, labs, centers, administrative/academic office leaders to ensure the appropriate disposition of Institute records; be instrumental in shaping an effective records management ecosystem that aligns with MIT's policies and best practices; and contribute significantly to the preservation and accessibility of the Institute's historical and administrative records. A full description is available here ( .

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: master’s degree in related field, e.g., MLS/MA in archival administration or archival management, MSI in archival management; at least three years’ professional experience in records management; experience drafting records retention schedules and creating print and online training materials; ability to work with diverse groups of people and handle relationships and conflicts; support for the values of equity, diversity, inclusion, and social justice in working with people, collections, and systems; and ability to both work independently and promote teamwork among colleagues and collaborate as a team member. PREFERRED: formal training in records management (e.g., certified records manager); coursework or training in digital archives, including knowledge of accessioning and processing methodologies related to born-digital materials and understanding of digital preservation; and ability to provide reference service related to records or archival materials. Job #24204-89/18/23