A maternity cover post for one of our archivists is due to be advertised on the
Museum website today (http://www.mosi.org.uk/about-us/vacancies). Details
of the post are given below, and a full job description will be available to
download from the MOSI website.
Interviews will be held on Wednesday 20 January 2010.
Job title: Assistant Archivist (Maternity Cover)
Reports to: Senior Archivist
Working hours: Full time, 36.25 hours per week
Job ref: 38/09
Contract type: Maternity cover
Selection process: Interview
Return completed applications to: HR Department, MOSI, Liverpool Road,
Manchester M3 4FP
Closing date and time: Thursday 7 January 2010, 4:00pm
We are seeking an Assistant Archivist (Maternity Cover) to work within our
Reporting to the Senior Archivist, you will be responsible for assisting the
Archives team in documenting the museum's collections and making them
accessible to a large and diverse audience. You will input collection level
descriptions and edit imported catalogue descriptions onto the collections
To succeed in this role you will hold a first degree or equivalent in history or
another relevant subject and a post graduate qualification in archives
management or equivalent experience recognised by a professional body.
Ideally you will have experience of working with archive collections including
handling, storing and documenting archives. You must be able to plan
effectively and deliver to deadlines.
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