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Colleagues are asked to bring this advertisement to the attention of anyone
who may be interested

The Gloucestershire Record Office is the sole repository for archives
relating to the historic county of Gloucestershire, and has a national
reputation as a centre of excellence in local authority archival practice.  

TRAINEE ARCHIVIST 
12,720-14,352 (bar at 13,863)
Progression beyond the bar will be by performance/competency assessment
arrangements to be introduced in 2005

Fixed term contract from 1 September 2004 until 31 August 2005

The Office is now seeking to recruit to its traineeship for graduates
wishing to obtain pre-qualification experience before undertaking an
accredited course of study for a Diploma or MA in Archives Administration or
Records Management
  
You will join our Cataloguing Team, and will help to sort, catalogue, index
and package a wide variety of archives, using CALM 2000 software.  You will
also be involved daily in our busy searchroom, helping to produce documents
for researchers, so a reasonable level of physical fitness is essential.  As
part of a planned training programme, you will gain experience in aspects of
conservation, records management, education, outreach, and public services.

The successful candidate will hold a good honours degree and show a genuine
commitment to a career in archives.  Good keyboard skills, computer literacy
and team-working are all essential to the post.

For further information contact: Julie Courtenay or Kate Maisey on 01452
425294/425081

For an application form and job details please phone the Resources HR Unit
on 01452 425255 and details will be posted to you.  Alternatively email
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The closing date for applications is 2 July 2004
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