The County Record Office looks after Warwickshire’s historic archives with documents dating back to the 12th century. Our busy public service welcomes nearly 4000 visitors per year, helping family and local historians with their research.
About The Role
This fixed term (three year) post is for 22 hours per week. We are looking for a qualified archivist to undertake a range of professional duties, including cataloguing and public service delivery. You will be required to manage the work of large team of volunteers and liaise with other colleagues in Heritage and Culture Warwickshire regarding outreach activities.
You will need to be able to work flexibly and support the other members of the archivist team. You will have a level of physical fitness to enable you to lift and carry documents from the strongrooms around the weight of 10 kg. You will also need to fulfil all the essential criteria on the Person Specification. This position would suit a newly qualified archivist.
For the full Job Description and Person Specification please click the link here.
If you are applying for a secondment position, applicants must seek approval from their current line manager before applying.
Our offer to you
For an informal discussion please contact Rob Eyre, Senior Archivist, on 01926 738954.
Closing Date: Monday, 25th July 2022
Interview Date: Monday, 8th August 2022
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