|Salary:||£32,331 to £37,548|
|Placed On:||31st March 2023|
|Closes:||20th April 2023|
UCL Special Collections collects, preserves and provides access to archives, records and rare books to support the research and teaching of UCL. We are recruiting two Project Cataloguers to sort and catalogue the correspondence of the Jewish scholar Moses Gaster (1856-1939), which forms a substantial part of the Gaster archive. The cataloguers will list and describe letters to and from Moses Gaster in a range of languages, predominantly English, Hebrew, Romanian and Yiddish. They will work with other members of the project team and Special Collections colleagues to promote the project, including social media, blog posts and supporting events.
Both posts are funded for 8 months full time.
This is an on-campus role; not suitable for regular remote working.
About you We are looking for applicants with the ability to read and interpret at least one of the following languages (in addition to English) essential to the role: Hebrew, Yiddish (in Roman characters) or Romanian. Familiarity with working with historic materials, particularly handwritten letters; experience of summarising complex information for non-specialist audiences; and an interest in 19th and 20th century Jewish history are also essential.
A recognized professional qualification in archives, records management, librarianship, information science or equivalent experience of working in an archives, library or a heritage environment are desirable.
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What we offer
Salary The post is graded as UCL Grade 6 with salary in the range £32,331 - £37,548 per annum including London Allowance.
Probation Appointments are subject to a probationary period of 6 months.
Hours of work Full time, 36.5 hours per week; times of work are as determined by the line manager.
Requests for flexible working arrangements are welcomed.
Annual leave Annual leave is 27 working days for a full-time member of staff and 6 UCL closure days in addition to 8 Bank Holidays.
For further staff benefits information, please visit https://www.ucl.ac.uk/human-resources/pay-benefits/staff-benefits
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