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Archivist

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
28/04/2021
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 16/05/2021 23:59
Salary:
£23,541 to £27,014 p.a. (Grade 7)
Allowances:
n/a
Hours per week:
37
Job Category:
Other
Vacancy ID:
206673
Employment Location:
County Hall, Durham
Post Number:
RES/21/225
Number of posts:
1
Closing date:
16 May
Further Information

Durham County Record Office is seeking a self-motivated archivist, with drive and enthusiasm to join a small team in a very busy office, including 4 full time archivists. This is a very exciting time to join our team as the Council prepares to move to a new HQ, and the archives service to a purpose built history centre due to open in 2023 (for further details see https://www.durham.gov.uk/historycentre )

You should possess a relevant degree and a post-graduate qualification in archive administration, together with experience of cataloguing large and complex collections.

The key focus of this post is detailed cataloguing of a range of archives, and associated collections management duties such as appraisal, accessioning, and cataloguing priorities.

You will be very well organised, flexible, and able to use your initiative. You will demonstrate that you are familiar with using a variety of IT applications, particularly cataloguing and integrated collections management databases.

You will be able to show tact and sensitivity when negotiating with potential depositors and dealing with confidential enquiries, and be able to maintain confidentiality and security.

You will work closely with colleagues as part of a team, and contribute to all aspects of delivering a quality public service, including some Search Room duties, enquiries, presentations, and exhibitions. This may necessitate some evening and weekend work.

You will have experience of working with volunteers to assist you in widening access to collections.

For further information regarding this vacancy, please contact Liz Bregazzi via email at liz.bregazzi@durham.gov.uk

Interviews will be held remotely via Microsoft Teams. If you are successful at shortlisting you will be notified via North East Jobs of the date and time of your interview. A separate invite will be sent via Microsoft Teams.

As a disability confident employer, we are committed to employing disabled people and people with health conditions making reasonable adjustments to support disabled applicants when required.

In line with the County Council's Recruitment and Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CVs. Any information provided on CVs will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

Apply on-line or for further assistance contact Payroll and Employee Services on 03000 267247 or email pesresources@durham.gov.uk.

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Please note
This job is closed for applications.