Records and Information Management (RIM) Specialist IV - Brookfield - job 957784

State of Vermont

Date: 07/22/2021

City: Brookfield, Vermont

Salary: $3,262 per hour

Employment type: Full-time


The Agency of Human Services has a unique opportunity for an information management leader to be part of a program led by an executive steering committee comprised of representatives from four core functions - information technology, legal, business and records management - to establish a sustainable records and information management (RIM) program for the Vermont Agency of Human Services and its seven departments. Work is performed under the general supervision of the AHS Chief Operations Officer and the position has promotion potential within AHS under the RIM Specialist job series.

Collaborating with AHS attorneys, technologists, business managers, and functions-based personnel, as well as other RIM specialists, you lead tasks related to records appraisal and scheduling by identifying, classifying and analyzing legal, administrative and archival requirements and drafting record schedules in accordance to VSARA policies and standards. You also perform specific functional operations of the evolving AHS RIM program to assure public records remain authentic and accessible from creation to ultimate disposition (destruction or transfer to state archives) and are managed in accordance with approved record schedules and state RIM standards.

As a RIM Specialist IV, you are able to immediately apply your advanced knowledge of Generally Accepted Recordkeeping Principles (the "Principles"); records and information creation and use; records appraisal, retention, protection, and disposition; and information technology, including data management. You are able to respond to and resolve difficult and complex situations and problems and effectively impart complex ideas to others in easily understandable terms. The ability to assist with identifying, recommending and planning for current and future AHS RIM programming and service needs and lead change, as appropriate, is a core responsibility of this position.

Who May Apply

This position, Records and Information Management (RIM) Specialist IV (Job Requisition #19450) , is open to all State employees and external applicants.

If you would like more information about this position, please contact .

Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail. You must apply online to be considered.

Please note that multiple positions in the same work location may be filled from this job posting.

AHS BACKGROUND CHECKS: Candidates must pass any level of background investigation applicable to the position. In accordance with AHS Policy 4.02, Hiring Standards, Vermont and/or national criminal record checks, as well as DMV and adult and child abuse registry checks, as appropriate to the position under recruitment, will be conducted on candidates, with the exception of those who are current classified state employees seeking transfer, promotion or demotion into an AHS classified position or are persons exercising re-employment (RIF) rights.

Class Definition

This is the fourth level of five in the Records and Information Management (RIM) Specialist series. Incumbents independently manage core operations of the statewide RIM program (3 V.S.A. § 117) or an agency/department RIM program (1 V.S.A. § 317a and/or 3 V.S.A. § 218) as assigned and oversee RIM program functions and activities as they relate to the formulation of RIM policies and the development and implementation of RIM standards, systems and services to strategically fulfill mission-critical informational needs and requests for public records. Work is usually self-directed or performed under the general supervision of executive management but done in collaboration with senior leadership. Class incumbents may perform duties as an assistant RIM program or division director and supervise two or more subordinates.

Environmental Factors

Work is performed in a standard office setting, but some travel may be required for which private means of transportation should be available. Work outside of regular business hours may be expected. There is pressure from the need to meet deadlines and dealing with people who have strong opinions or may be upset.

Minimum Qualifications

Master's degree or higher in archives, library or information science or in the broader information management field OR professional designation of (or eligibility for) Certified Records Manager (CRM) or Certified Records Analyst (CRA) by the Institute of Certified Records Managers (ICRM); and two (2) years or more of professional RIM work at the RIM Specialist III level or equivalent.

Total Compensation As a State employee you are offered a great career opportunity, but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits that are worth about 30% of your total compensation, including:

80% State paid medical premium

Dental Plan at no cost for employees and their families

Flexible Spending healthcare and childcare reimbursement accounts

Two ways to save for your retirement: A State defined benefit pension plan and a deferred compensation 457(b) plan

Work/Life balance: 11 paid holidays each year and a generous leave plan; many jobs also allow for a flexible schedule

Low cost group life insurance

Tuition Reimbursement

Incentive-based Wellness Program

Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program

Want the specifics? Explore the Benefits of State Employment on our website. Equal Opportunity Employer The State of Vermont celebrates diversity, and is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect and meaningful inclusion that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The State does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, membership in an employee organization, family medical history or genetic information, or family or parental status. The State’s employment decisions are merit-based. Retaliatory adverse employment actions by the State are forbidden.

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