Some incorrect information had been added to the information on the LSE website relating to the post of Assistant Archivist (Digital Archives) - this has now been removed. Some evening and weekend duties form part of the job role but this will be within the Archives Division.

Sue Donnelly, Archivist
Library, London School of Economics and Political Science
10 Portugal Street, London

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Full details of the post are below with a link to the online application system:

Library, London School of Economics and Political Science

Assistant Archivist (Digital Archives)

Salary: 31,870 - 38,583 per annum inclusive, with potential to progress to 41,526 per annum inclusive.  

The Library at LSE is the UK's foremost social science library and the Archives Division is responsible for the care and promotion of a wide range of archives and rare book collections playing an important role in the history of the social sciences. Our holdings include archives relating to politicians, political parties, pressure groups, social investigation, social welfare and anthropology.

To maintain its collections into the 21st century the Library is seeking an archivist to support the development of systems and processes for the management of digital archives and to participate in the wider work of the Archives Division.

		Candidates should have a degree plus postgraduate qualification in archive administration (or equivalent qualification or experience) and an awareness of developments in the management of digital archives; excellent planning and communication skills along with the ability to apply sound research techniques and problem solving skills

In addition to a competitive basic salary the benefits that come with this job include access to an excellent final salary pension scheme, generous annual leave and extensive training and development opportunities.

To apply for this post please go to ' at LSE' and select "Visit the ONLINE RECRUITMENT SYSTEM <> | web page".

Applications must be received online by 11:59pm on 14th November 2010 (UK time).

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