Temporary Search Room Assistant, Durham University Library Archives & Special Collections Post reference: 1967 Salary: £13,339 - £14,041 per annum (Grade 3) Closing date for applications: 6 July 2007 Interview date: 26 July 2007.
Applications are invited for the post of Temporary Search Room Assistant, Durham University Library Archives & Special Collections. This post supports access to important research collections and offers practical experience of archives work appropriate for a graduate hoping to do a postgraduate archives course. Duties include assisting with search room supervision, fetching material for readers, answering enquiries, shelving, listing and numbering of documents. A good general education (minimum 2 A levels or equivalent), an interest in history, and good IT skills are required. A degree, and some knowledge of languages, especially Latin, will be strong advantages.
This post is a fixed-term full-time appointment for 1 year from 1 September 2007 in the first instance, with the possibility of an extension for 1 more year.
Contact for informal enquiries:
Dr Sheila Hingley
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Further details can be obtained from the website at https://jobs.dur.ac.uk/default.asp
Application process: we prefer to receive applications on-line (see above website for details). Please attach your CV and a covering letter, giving details of how you match the person specification. We can post a vacancy details pack (including application form) to you, if you telephone our answering service on 0191 3346499 or e-mail [log in to unmask]