State and Local Government Records Analyst


The Alabama Department of Archives and History (ADAH) seeks a motivated, self‚Äźdirected State and Local Government Records Analyst for the department's Records Management program. Reporting to the head of the Records Management Section, the analyst will provide support to state and local government agencies. S/he will be responsible for assisting agencies with managing both paper and electronic records throughout their respective lifecycles; contributing to the development of records retention requirements in accordance with best practices; and promoting ADAH and its programs through presentations, tours, site visits, and other outreach activities.

For more information, see the job announcement.



Reference Archivist


The Alabama Department of Archives and History (ADAH) is seeking applications for a reference archivist position. The reference archivist will provide reference assistance to a diverse audience consisting of historians, academic researchers, state and local officials, attorneys, genealogists, members of the media, students from the secondary to the college level, and the general public. This assistance is given by providing personal consultation in the ADAH reference room; answering research questions through telephone, online, and mail; making presentations concerning resources; and conducting tours for researchers and students.

For more information, see the job announcement.





ADAH hires part-time student workers through contracts with the following local universities:
Alabama State University, Auburn University, AUM, Troy Montgomery, Huntingdon College, and Faulkner University.

Students help with a variety of projects, including greeting visitors, providing school tours, cataloging artifacts, assisting researchers, scanning historical materials, and general administrative tasks. 


Current openings:

To apply, submit a Student Worker Application.


(For information about internship opportunities, see www.archives.alabama.gov/employ/internships.html.)



ADAH is an equal opportunity employer and employs individuals who have met the minimum qualifications for employment as established by Alabama's State Personnel Department. To find out more about Alabama's Personnel Policies, go to www.personnel.alabama.gov. To view a state job application, go to http://www.personnel.alabama.gov/Downloads/StateApp.pdf. Individuals interested in working with the state must apply through the state personnel system. Please do not send job applications to the ADAH.




ADAH hires from the following state employment registers when positions are available. (For the latest information about pay ranges for the positions below, see http://www.personnel.alabama.gov/ComPayPlan.aspx.)



The following registers are continuous (applications are accepted at any time):


Class Code 30430

Curator (General Option)

Class Code 30451 (Option 003)

Senior Archivist

Class Code 30435

Senior Museum Curator

Class Code 30452

Curator (Education/Interpretation Option)

Class Code 30451 (Option 358)

Cultural Resources Assistant

Class Code 30405


The following registers are opened only when positions are available:

Archivist Coordinator (currently closed)

Class Code 30436

Museum Curator Coordinator (currently closed)

Class Code 30453