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Records Management Librarian @ Rowland Medical Library, University of Mississippi Medical Center (Jackson, Mississippi)

12 Jul 2018 2:18 PM | Jennifer Nabzdyk Todd (Administrator)

Rowland Medical Library at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, located in Jackson, Mississippi, seeks a Records Management librarian at the rank of Assistant Professor to serve as a member of the Division of Archives team.  The institution seeks to restructure its record management policies in accordance with state and federal regulations and laws.  This position will be responsible for developing, maintaining, and overseeing compliance of UMMC’s records management and document retention schedules.   The individual will interact with and support the three institutional mission areas: education, research, and healthcare.  Additionally, the position (individual) will serve as the point of contact and advisor for the maintenance and/or disposition of documents.


Responsibilities include:

  • Participating in development of policies to standardize document management practices across organization
  • Identifying records, files, and realia to be preserved and stored, both on and off-site, according to the retention schedules
  • Auditing procedures to verify compliance
  • Educating  and training staff and faculty on:        
  • Policies and Procedures to assure institutional compliance with approved retention schedules
  • Filing methods/practices in order to easily retrieve documents

REQUIRED:

Master’s degree in Library or Information Science (ALA accredited MLS) or other appropriate Master’s level or higher degree.  Ability to multitask and attention to detail.  Strong oral, written and critical thinking skills.  Ability to work in a team environment and perform as a faculty member in areas of education, scholarship and service.


PREFERRED:

Certification in Archives or Records Management.  Two or more years of experience in an academic medical center or other similar institution with regulatory requirements. 

The University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson is the health sciences campus of the University of Mississippi. Rowland Medical Library serves the schools of medicine, dentistry, nursing, health related professions, graduate studies, population health, and pharmacy.  Jackson is centrally located in Mississippi, approximately three hours from Memphis and New Orleans.


The University of Mississippi Medical Center offers a competitive benefits package and retirement plan. Salary and rank are commensurate with qualifications. Applications will be accepted until August 1, 2018. Send letter of application, resume, and names and contact information of three references to: Dean James, Rowland Medical Library, University of Mississippi Medical Center, 2500 N. State Street, Jackson, MS 39216. Email:  ddjames@umc.edu  EOE M/F/D/V.

        

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