Job opportunity at UNICEF

United States, March 2020

UNICEF is hiring an Archives Specialist for a consultancy in the United States.

UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. The UNICEF Archives’ goal is to take a systemic approach to preserving the organization’s institutional heritage. It aims to provide improved archival preservation of both physical and digital materials and creating platforms for access through developing viable archival descriptions as well as engaging modern access platforms that satisfy client research needs. The Archives also aims to engage technology solutions through making use of new digital preservation capabilities. These goals will be implemented in line with the organizational strategy and information management requirements of stakeholders in various business areas.

The purpose of this consultancy is to appraise and describe UNICEF archival records according to the General International Standard Archival Description [ISAD(G)] and implement archival guidelines that support teams regarding the identification, appraisal, arrangement and description, and preservation and conservation of archival records.

The Archives Specialist/Consultant will work under the supervision of the Archivist to ensure information is managed accurately and appropriately.

Deadline for this position is 11 March 2020.

To find out responsibilities for this role, skills and qualifications required and how to apply consult this page.

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