Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity in the University Library for someone to join us as an Archivist in our Special Collections, Heritage and Archives Team (SCHA) for someone looking to use their skills to support all aspects of archive collections management within an active department.

You will support acquisitions, catalogue, and preserve archives in all formats according to SCHA procedures, international standards, best practice and legislation.

You will use your practical experience of digitisation projects to focus on managing the digitisation of collections, including creating metadata and developing procedures.

We are seeking candidates with a recognised professional qualification in archives and records management accredited by the Archives & Records Association, UK & Ireland or have equivalent experience and have an understanding of the application of intellectual property and data protection legislation to archive collections and users.

If you are passionate about Archives then we would love to hear from you.

If you would like to know more about the SCHA please see our website

What We Offer

● 38 days annual leave (including closure days and Bank Holidays), with the possibility to purchase up to ten additional days.
● Up to 5 days of paid time off to cover emergency caring responsibilities.
● A commitment to work life balance including, flexible working opportunities and hybrid working where possible.
● A highly competitive pension scheme.
● Discounts at participating shops and cinemas, and a cycle to work scheme.
● A commitment to your development, with programmes, learning modules and mentoring schemes.
● An inclusive and diverse workplace.
● A commitment to your wellbeing, with confidential emotional support, support for those going through the menopause, experiencing fertility treatment and having a baby, paid leave for IVF treatment and more.

Further information can be found at

We build teams of people from different heritages and lifestyles from across the world, whose talent and contributions complement each other to greatest effect. We believe diversity in all its forms delivers greater impact through research, teaching and student experience.

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