Recruitment #180621-UNCE-160


Application Instructions

Only applications submitted in accordance with these procedures will be considered.

To apply, go to to obtain a CLO employment application
and a more detailed job description. 

Submit the CLO application along with a resume and cover letter to:

Katy Payne, Human Resources Director
Commissioners of the Land Office
204 N. Robinson, Suite 900
Oklahoma City, OK 73102
(405) 521-4012

Position closes at 4:45 pm on July 6th, 2018, or when a suitable applicant is found.


Archivist I
Land Office Job Description

The Commissioners of the Land Office (Land Office) is an Oklahoma State Agency created by the original Oklahoma Constitution.  The Land Office administers the school land trust funds to produce income for the support and maintenance of the common schools and the schools of higher education.  The Land Office is in charge funds and proceeds derived from the sale, rental, disposal and management of school lands and other public lands under the rules and regulations prescribed by the Oklahoma legislature.  The agency oversees an investment portfolio of over $2.3 billion, 750,000 surface acres, 1.2 million mineral acres, and 500,000 square feet of commercial real estate.

This position reports directly to the Archivist/Records Management Specialist and is responsible for a variety of duties within the Records Management Department including performing professional level archival services, records management, and research.  (see for a more detail job description)

Required Qualifications
The Secretary for the Commissioners of the Land Office (“CLO”) seeks applicants for the position of Imaging Specialist/Archivist I, Administration Division, Records Management. 

The position reports directly to the Head Archivist.  The successful candidate will have a master’s degree in archival administration, library science, museum studies, history, anthropology, or a related field; or registration with the Institute of Certified Records Managers as a Certified Records Manager (CRM) or the Academy of Certified Archivists as a Certified Archivist (CA).  Hands-on experience working in an archive, library, or museum collection is required.

Knowledge of the principles and techniques of archival evaluation, preservation and records management. Experience developing and executing archival or related projects.  Knowledgeable of the principles and techniques of records and information management; of computer applications and records/collection databases.  Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suites.  Ability to analyze, organize and interpret archival records or records systems; to solve practical archival or records management problems; experience working with optical imaging equipment.  Familiar with applicable statutes concerning the reproduction and retention of public documents and records. 

Must have a positive attitude, be highly organized, and have exceptional communication skills.  Ability to conduct several projects simultaneously; and to initiate and complete projects in a timely manner.  Detail oriented with a critical degree of accuracy. Ability to analyze and revise practices to improve efficiency.  Strong initiative to solve problems.  Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others and to follow oral and written instructions.  Experience working with legal descriptions a plus. 

Physical Requirements:
Employee will frequently be called upon to bend, stoop, climb, lift and carry moderate objects (up to 45 lbs.).  Employee should be able to tolerate exposure to dust and/or mold. 

Excellent benefits and salary (up to $36,800 annually commensurate with experience).


Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application.

No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted.


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