Records Analyst (City of Richmond)

Records Analyst
Temporary Full-Time
Job ID: 2017177
$36.92 – $43.65 per hour (2015 rates)

The Records Analyst performs complex analytical work in the City’s integrated records and archives management program, a program which is governed by the City’s Corporate Records Management Program Bylaw 7400. This position involves diverse responsibilities in a dynamic professional environment requiring a well-balanced suite of skills involving both theory and practical application. Working collaboratively within the City Clerk’s Office as a member of the Records and Archives Section team, examples of key activities include, but are not limited to:

 Assisting City staff and members of the public in accessing records;
 Providing input into development and maintenance of taxonomies and indexing authorities;
 Participating in the development of systems to handle and care for confidential City records, including the management of both open and closed Council and Committee records;
 Playing a key role in the management and further development of the City’s records management systems and standards compliance initiatives;
 Assisting with the development and delivery of records management or Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA) training programs for staff;
 Assisting with processing access requests under FIPPA;
 Assisting with coordinating Privacy Impact Assessments with IT, various City departments and possibly with outside consultants;
 Playing a key role in the preservation and making accessible the evidence of Richmond’s past, including working with the non-profit society Friends of the Richmond Archives;
 Assisting with any upgrades to InMagic DB/TextWorks including the implementation of any specialized projects;
 Conducting appraisals and making recommendations of both community and City records for retention at the City Archives;
 Conducting functional and provenance-based analysis of current City records;
 Arranging and describing records according to the Rules for Archival Description utilizing the Archives database system;
 Assessing conservation needs for records; and
 Performing research and provide analytical input into development of strategies for digital records transfers and preservation in the Archives.

Completion of a Master’s Degree in Archival Studies or Library and Information Studies, plus a minimum of 1-2 years of experience with government records, ideally at the municipal level. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

The City of Richmond offers a competitive pay and benefits program, attractive incentives and a compressed work day schedule. If you are looking to make a difference, and to share our vision “to be the most appealing, livable, and well-managed community in Canada,” please submit your application by following the instructions below:

For further information regarding position details and to apply, please visit our website at
We are accepting applications until June 25, 2017 at 11:59pm.


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