The Futureworks
£26000 - £32000/annum
13 Apr 2018
21 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
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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