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Archivist

Learning Services

Location:  Ormskirk
Salary:  £27,025 to £29,515 per annum pro rata
Post Type:  Part Time
Hours Per Week:  14.5
Closing Date:  Sunday 22 September 2019
Interview Date:  Monday 07 October 2019
Reference:  EHA1839-0819

Make a difference, every day, to the lives of our students.

About You

We are looking for an experienced Archivist to join the Learning Services team at Edge Hill University and play a pivotal role in the future development of the Edge Hill University archive. The archive is the repository for the print and visual history of the institution from its foundation. You will be educated to degree level with a professional qualification in archives or record management. Considerable experience of managing and developing archival collections and services is essential. You will be motivated and forward-thinking in addition to taking a creative, problem-solving approach to the improvement and development of processes and procedures. You will also be comfortable using your own initiative, prioritising your workload and supervising staff.

About the Role

Based in the Collections & Archives Team, you will have responsibility for ensuring that the University library archive is maintained, developed and promoted to facilitate excellence in learning, teaching and research. You will be proactive in the development of appropriate policies and procedures and ensure best practice in the discoverability, curation, preservation and engagement of the collections in the University archive.

Rewards/Benefits

We want you to feel happy when you come to work and proud when you go home.

From the moment you join us you have the opportunity to enhance your skills. We offer a range of specialist development sessions or courses and an award-winning staff health & wellbeing programme (HR Excellence Awards 2017). This means as well as opportunities to attend interactive sessions like ‘Presenting with Impact’ or ‘Preparing for Your Future’ you are able to have a lunchtime stroll across our beautiful campus, benefit from discounted membership to our state of the art sport and leisure facilities and so much more. 

This is just a taste of what we are able to offer you at Edge Hill University.

About Us

Edge Hill University is “A great success story… an institution that improves and impresses year after year” – Times Higher Education. 

The University has been ranked Best University Workplace (Times Higher Education 2015), judged Best UK Employer (European Business Awards 2016) and highly commended in Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards 2017 for Workplace of the Year.

The Times Higher ‘University of the Year’ award celebrated our distinct role in “transforming lives” – reflecting a distinctive philosophy of creating opportunity from excellence.

Based on an award-winning campus in West Lancashire, Edge Hill University offers a stimulating and empowering environment for ambitious and high performing professionals.

For informal enquiries about this vacancy you may wish to contact: Anna Franca, Collections Manager at Francaa@edgehill.ac.uk

At Edge Hill University we value the benefits a rich and diverse workforce brings to our community and therefore welcome applications from all sections of society.

Further details:    Job Description & Person Specification    
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