The attached vacancy for a trainee is available at Tyne & Wear Archives
Service. Apologies for the fact that this will not appear in Career
Opportunities due to an administrative mix-up. I assure the Society we
don't intend to make a habit of it!
TYNE & WEAR ARCHIVES SERVICE
Learning and Culture
Libraries, Arts and Information
Trainee Archivist (37 hours)
Scale 3 (£12,192 - £13,044)
Fixed term for 12 months
The new post of Trainee Archivist is offered to applicants for post
graduate archives courses wishing to broaden their experience of archive
You will be a graduate with a good degree in an appropriate subject and you
will also have a good all round standard of education. You must be able to
demonstrate a firm commitment to further training as an archivist, as this
post does not itself lead to any qualification. A prior offer of a place
will be an advantage.
You will work with the other employees of Tyne and Wear Archives Service to
preserve archives and records and facilitate their use by the public, and
at the same time gain experience of the full range of archive work in one
of the largest local authority archives services in the country. The work
will include gathering in archives from both official and private sources,
assisting with cataloguing them, helping members of the public and
assisting with promoting the archives service.
Application Forms and further details are available from the Strategic
Director, Human Resources, Civic Centre, Regent Street, Gateshead, NE8 1HH,
Tel 0191 4333000 Ext 2292, or e-mail:
[log in to unmask] You should return your form to the
Strategic Director, Human Resources by 29 September 2000.
The Council is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications
from candidates of any age, disability, marital status, race or sex.
This Council operates a no smoking policy.
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