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Senior Archivist
Ref. 50051768

£43,611 per annum (Incl. LWA)

Student and Academic Services

Central London

This post is full time and permanent, working 35 hours per week 

We are seeking a knowledgeable and committed individual to support the provision of an effective professional archives and records management service, with particular emphasis on facilitating access and discovery of the University of Westminster Archive collections.

Main duties and responsibilities of the role:

- Collection management and development, including supporting records management activities and the acquisition of digital records.

- Cataloging using the University’s archival management system AtoM.

- Arranging appointments, answering enquiries, assisting and supervising researchers and visitors.

- Working collaboratively with academic colleagues in the development of learning and teaching resources associated with the University’s history and archive collections.

- Supporting and developing a range of outreach activities including presentations, tours and exhibitions (including online).

You should have meticulous organisational ability, accuracy, and attention to detail. Ability to work effectively in a small team and deliver to deadlines is also important.

More information about University Records and Archives can be found here. 

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Elaine Penn, Head of University Records and Archives: 

To apply for this vacancy please click above. Further information can be found in the job description and person specification, which can be accessed through link below. 

At the University of Westminster, diversity, inclusion and equality of opportunity are at the core of how we engage with students, colleagues, applicants, visitors and all our stakeholders. 

We are fully committed to enabling a supportive and safe learning and working environment which is equitable, diverse and inclusive, is based on mutual respect and trust, and in which harassment and discrimination are neither tolerated nor acceptable.

The University has adopted Smart Working principles to support and further our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion aims of being an inclusive, collaborative and flexible employer. Further details of Smart Working can be discussed at interview stage.

Closing date: midnight on 03 January 2023

Interviews are likely to be held on: 18 January 2023

Administrative contact (for queries only):