This is cross-posted from The FOIA Ombudsman The Office of Government Information Services (OGIS) is pleased to announce the publication of our latest report, “Assessing Freedom of Information Act Compliance through the National Archives and Records Administration’s 2021 Records Management Self-Assessment.” The latest Records Management Self-Assessment (RMSA) shows that the COVID-19 pandemic remained a challenge … Continue reading OGIS Publishes FOIA Compliance Self-Assessment
The National Records Management Training Program recently posted a new video on our YouTube channel called What is Records Management Instructional Support (ReMIS). This short video describes the scope of our Records Management Instruction Support (ReMIS) service. This free service assists agencies by providing consulting on the design and development of records management training and … Continue reading ReMIS Update
We are pleased to announce the publication of NARA’s Federal Agency Records Management Annual Report, 2021. This consolidated report provides a summary analysis of the state of records management programs across the federal government. In January 2022, NARA required federal agencies to submit three reports: the annual Senior Agency Official for Records Management (SAORM) Report, … Continue reading Release of Annual Records Management Report
Many agency staff are returning to offices again as government buildings open without limits on days and hours of operation. As staff return, they may discover records damaged by water, mold, insects, vermin, or other problems. We would like to remind the federal records management community of the resources we have available to help you … Continue reading Reminder of NARA Resources for Damaged Records
Our office recently conducted an assessment report of the Chief Data Officer (CDO) role’s relationship to records management. This report has now been posted on our website. We conducted this assessment because we were interested in the relationship and linkages between agency CDO programs and records management as the new CDO role and responsibilities are … Continue reading CDO Coordination with RM Report Released
Our office has recently issued two NARA Bulletins to all federal agencies. The bulletins are: 2022-01: Revoked NARA Bulletins 2022-02: Resubmission of Capstone Forms Bulletin 2022-01 revokes four previously issued NARA Bulletins. During our periodic review of NARA Bulletins, we determined these Bulletins contained outdated content and should be revoked. The four Bulletins being revoked … Continue reading New NARA Bulletins Released
Our office has posted a vacancy announcement for a Supervisory IT Specialist for our Oversight and Reporting Systems Analysis Team (ACOS). This announcement will be open until Monday, April 25, 2022. The incumbent is responsible for supervising, managing, and planning a wide range of information system analysis projects including the evaluation and audit of Federal … Continue reading We are Hiring!
As we noted in AC 23.2022, the next Bimonthly Records and Information Discussion Group (BRIDG) meeting will be held on Thursday, March 31, starting at 1:30 PM Eastern time. This meeting will include a special conversation between the Archivist of the United States, David Ferriero and Chief Records Officer for the U.S. Government Laurence Brewer. … Continue reading BRIDG Updates
We have posted our draft Federal Integrated Business Framework (FIBF) Service Measures on regulations.gov for public comment. These draft service measures are a part of our Federal Electronic Records Modernization Initiative (FERMI). NARA serves as the Electronic Records Management (ERM) standards lead on the Business Standards Council (BSC). These draft service measures are the last … Continue reading Opportunity for Comment: Draft Services Measures for Electronic Records Management
Our office has posted a vacancy announcement for four positions in our appraisal program. The positions will be open until Monday, January 31, 2022. Archives Specialist Agency: National Archives and Records Administration Salary: $89,834.00 to $138,868.00 /PA Series and Grade: GS-1421-12/13 Open Period: Friday January 21, 2022 to Monday, January 31, 2022 Position Information: Permanent … Continue reading We Are Hiring!