The following advert appears in the current ARC Recruitment.
INSTITUTE OF EDUCATION
University of London
We are looking for a Project Archivist to catalogue and conserve five
archive and library collections relating to post-war educational reforms in
England and Germany. The post is funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund, and
will make available the records of German Education Reconstruction, a
voluntary body concerned with helping German refugee educationists to
prepare for their post-War return; the papers of The Moot, a philosophical
discussion group concerned with post-War social reconstruction within a
Christian framework, and with members including T.S. Eliot, Karl Manheim,
R.H.Tawney and Sir Fred Clarke; and the personal papers of Mimi Hatton and
Arabella Kurdi, two teachers who travelled to Germany in 1946 to teach
service children. A large part of the project will be concerned with
various methods of dissemination, including websites, pamphlets, exhibition
work and presentations.
You will be a qualified archivist, enthusiastic, well-organised and self-
motivated, with excellent communication and presentation skills (oral and
written). Experience with information technology and familiarity with
cataloguing standards, such as ISAD(G) in automated systems are essential.
Salary will be £18,265 pro rata, plus £2,134 London Allowance. Appointment
for 9 months.
For an application form and further details please ring 020 7612 6159 (24
hour ansaphone) quoting reference A1/IS/2 or e-mail [log in to unmask]
Textphone calls accepted via Typetalk. Users please call 18001 020 7612
6715 during normal working hours. Please note that this number is for
Typetalk users only. Please, do not send CVs at this stage. Completed
applications to be returned to the Personnel Department, Institute of
Education, University of London, 20 Bedford Way, London WC1H 0AL by 30
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