Archivist

Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists - Membership Directorate

Part-time, 21hrs per week                         

An opportunity has arisen for an Archivist to manage the College’s accredited archive collection and that of the Royal College of Midwives (RCM), including collection development, cataloguing, preservation, public access, promotion and responding to enquiries.

You will be responsible for ensuring that the highest possible standards are maintained for the storage of the existing paper-based and growing digital archival records. You will work in partnership with other members of the Research & Information Services team to ensure a joined up information and heritage service is provided to our internal and external customers. There are opportunities to make a real difference to the future of the Colleges Collections by formulating plans for the implementation of a digital repository and exploring funding avenues for digitisation projects. You will ultimately be responsible to maintaining and preserving and ensuring access to invaluable items detailing the Colleges history and that of Women’s Health.

As a successful candidate, you will be educated to degree level with a professional qualification in archives administration or equivalent. You will have proven experience of managing a modern hybrid archive, practical experience of electronic archive systems and sound experience of adhering to current professional archival standards and best-practice. You will have excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills as well as a working knowledge of legislation concerning the management of archive services.

The RCOG is a professional membership association dedicated to delivering the highest standards of training and education in the medical specialty of obstetrics and gynaecology. Located in pleasant offices overlooking Regent’s Park, the College offers a friendly working environment with an excellent benefits package that includes flexible working hours, free lunches, subsidised gym membership, season ticket loan, first class pension scheme and generous annual leave entitlement.

Please go to https://www.rcog.org.uk/jobs for further details and to apply. Please return your completed application form to jobs@rcog.org.uk. If you have further questions you can contact the HR Department on 020 7772 6453.

The closing date for applications is 5 January 2018 at 10.00am. Late applications will NOT be accepted.

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