The University of Warwick is hiring an Archives Manager

The University of Warwick is looking for an Archives Manager to lead the Modern Records Centre (MRC), part of the University of Warwick Library, as it takes on the management of the archives of the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM). The MRC holds collections specifically related to trade union and business history and (more widely) British society.

The archive is consulted by scholars the world over and Warwick’s research, teaching and undergraduate communities, as well as members of the local community interested in their heritage, and local schools as part of Warwick’s widening participation programmes.
The MRC received Archive Service Accreditation of The National Archives in 2019.

They are looking for a qualified archivist with a Postgraduate Diploma or MA in Archive Administration and extensive experience as an archivist in a managerial or senior role, ideally in a Higher Education setting. The successful candidate will have substantial knowledge of the use and role of archives in an educational setting, knowledge of archive cataloguing and metadata schema, a good understanding of preservation processes, disaster planning and relevant health and safety standards, as well as in-depth knowledge of developments in digital archives and allied systems, software and applications.

It is a full time, permanent position.

Deadline for applications: 12 May.

For more details please see the job description and person specification for the role here:

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