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ASSISTANT ARCHIVIST

Job Description:

Assists with the planning, organizing, and maintenance of a specified hardcopy and soft copy archival collection of drawings and other documents.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s in Architecture/Archival Studies/Conservation Studies/Heritage Studies or any other related field. An interest in architectural archives is imperative.

Experience:

0 -2 years hands on experience in arrangement and description of architectural archives

Job Profile:

  • Participate in the arrangement and description of archives, including supervision of assistants involved in the process
  • Review and approve the arrangement and description of all archives before making them available for reference.
  • Assist in overseeing maintenance of drawings and documents archived
  • Coordinate creation and enhancement of online catalog of the collection
  • Supervise conversion of data into low resolution watermarked files
  • Maintain the huge repository of material and documents in an organized manner.
  • Assist research students and historians in locating and collecting the required data from the archives.
  • Maintain and manage log books and records of visitors and the archival documents they accessed.
  • Develop safety procedures and initiatives to manage archival data, documentation and records.
  • Assist the archivist in any other miscellaneous duties.

JOB SPECIFICATION:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • The ability to execute all responsibilities of the position.
  • The ability to work independently as well as in a professional setting whilst coordinating with the required staff.
  • The ability to supervise the assigned team.
  • Strong computer skills and the willingness to enhance computer skills relevant to the position.

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