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Archivist
England, Warwickshire - £26,000 - £32,000 per annum

Posted: 12/04/18

Description:

Our client seeks an Archivist to join their organisation.

37.5 hour working week, with flexibility to work outside office hours if required.

Our client seeks a person with a first degree accompanied by a post graduate qualification which is accredited by the Archives and Records Association (ARA) e.g. M.Sc Archive Administration.

Undertake or overview conservation work/minor repairs to ensure preservation of material.

Determine where professional support/additional finance is required.

Advise on the collection - i.e. suitable additions or disposal.

Advise on appropriate archiving - the achievement of long term goals.

Digital preservation; systems management; maintenance and population.

Maintenance of internal systems and off-site storage; film collection and licensing.
Project management.

Liaison with external researchers.

Maintain record of accession - accounting for all new collections.

Ensure the maintenance of quality standards.

Be responsible for one/two direct staff and volunteers.

As part of an educational remit they should be able to organise and undertake talks for interested groups/the public and make presentations to management with the aim of obtaining necessary additional financial support.

Essential skills
ISAD(g) standard cataloguing; conservation/preservation; current statutory legislation/standards
Digital preservation
Cataloguing and care of artefacts
Database management/knowledge of SQL and Microsoft Access

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