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Digital Archives & Records Officer
Ref. 50064169

£22,987.20 per annum (Incl. LWA)

Student and Academic Services

Central London

This post is part-time and permanent, working 28 hours per week, £28,734 per annum (Pro-rata)

We are currently seeking an enthusiastic and committed individual to join our team. This permanent, part-time role will support the day-to-day running of the university archive and records management services with a particular focus on activities around digital records.  

Main duties and responsibilities:
  • Arranging, appraising and cataloguing archival holdings using the University’s archival management system AtoM.
  • Ingesting digital records into Archivematica, the University’s digital records preservation system.
  • Answering enquiries, assisting and supervising researchers.
  • Supporting records management activities, including processing of box recall and return requests relating to the University’s off-site institutional records.
We encourage applications from individuals with transferable skills interested in working in the information management sector and those working towards a qualification in archives and records management. Practical experience of the appraisal and ingest of digital records is desirable. 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.

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Closing date: midnight on 09 October 2022

Interviews are likely to be held on: 19 October 2022

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