Brunel University London Library Services is looking for an Assistant Archivist and Records Manager to join its busy Records, Archives & Special Collections (RASC) team to help manage the full life cycle of Brunel’s institutional records and archives.
You will manage the institutional archives with duties including: cataloguing and indexing using CALM archive management software; researching and responding to internal and external enquiries; identifying, acquiring and processing new accessions from staff, students and alumni.
You will also be responsible for managing the University Records Centre on a day to day basis, along with reviewing and developing retention schedules, running the enquiry service, managing the transfer of records from departments across campus as well as ensuring records are confidentially destroyed in line with agreed retention periods and processes. You will also provide professional advice and training as required to Brunel staff.
This is also an exciting opportunity to play a prominent role in the development and promotion of RASC by actively contributing to special digitisation projects, exhibitions, social media accounts/campaigns, presentations and university-related events etc.
You should be educated to degree level, with a recognised postgraduate qualification in archives and records management. Experience of working with both archives and records management would be beneficial, however, training and support will be provided as necessary.
Excellent communication, time management, strong influencing and persuading skills are vital. You should be self-motivated with an ability to work on your own and as part of a small team. Project management skills and a familiarity with using CALM software for archives and records management tasks would be desirable.
Closing date for applications: Sunday 28 February 2021
Salary (Grade H2): £33,797 – £40,322 plus £2,166 per annum London Weighting
Full time, permanent
For further details and to apply, please visit https://careers.brunel.ac.uk