If you know of anyone who might be interested in applying for the post of
Records Manager at the National Gallery, could you draw their attention to
the following advertisement?
THE NATIONAL GALLERY
Starting salary up to £30,500 p.a. inc. three years fixed term
The National Gallery, a world leader in the study, care and display of
paintings, is seeking an experienced Records Manager to establish its
records management programme.
You will have the opportunity to work with Gallery staff to find effective
solutions to record retention and retrieval issues and to a make a positive
mark on the Gallery's approach to, and compliance with, e-government and
Freedom of Information directives.
Based in the Gallery's main building on Trafalgar Square, you will lead the
development of effective and efficient record-keeping systems in all media,
to ensure well-documented decisions and policies, as well as compliance with
legislation, government requirements and public expectations.
You will be part of a small team, which includes the Gallery's Archivist and
you will have the opportunity to participate in museum, DCMS and other
You must have a recognised MA/Diploma in Archive Administration/Records
Management or equivalent professional experience. It is essential you have
knowledge of records management principles, especially in relation to public
records. Increasing use of computer technology at the Gallery will require
digital records management skills and experience.
You should also be enthusiastic, adaptable and have excellent interpersonal
and communication skills. The ability to learn quickly and to work to agreed
deadlines is important. An interest in museums and galleries would be an
Closing date: 20th August 2004.
For an application pack, please visit our website at
or e-mail [log in to unmask] Alternatively, please telephone
Jennie Elphick on 020 7747 2504. Please quote job reference LIB/15/2.
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