The SJSU Standard on Record Retention and Disposal designates records stewards for various offices on campus. Having a records steward to ensure adherence to local, campus, and CSU-wide records management requirements is pivotal in creating sustainable records management practices. The University Archivist strongly recommends having a designated records steward in every office and organization.
The role of records steward can be incorporated into existing job duties where it makes sense to do so. For most offices and organizations, being a records steward will not be a full time job. A records steward can be responsible for any or all of the following: