Senate House Library
Job Reference: 01294
Closing Date: 07/02/2019
Salary: Starting from £29,813 pro rata per annum
Employment Type: Fixed Term
Department: Senate House Library
Division: Senate House Library Office
Hours Per Week: 35
The University of London
The University of London is one of the oldest and largest universities in the UK – and the most diverse. Established by Royal Charter in 1836, the University is recognised globally as a world leader in Higher Education. We are a federal institution consisting of 18 self-governing Colleges of outstanding reputation and a number of acclaimed central academic bodies. The University of London offers almost every subject covered in any University curriculum, delivering huge flexibility and choice to its students.
Senate House Library has outstanding humanities and social science research collections of national importance. As the central library for the University of London, and the home library for the School of Advanced Study, it facilitates and supports research excellence.
Special Collections – Offering primary research material of national importance, these collections include over 400,000 items: rare and valuable books, manuscripts, drawings, posters, photographs and archives (including the University of London Archive), plus the University of London Art Collection.
Project Cataloguer (Cusichaca Trust Archive)
This is a six-month, fixed term role in the first instance. The successful candidate will undertake the cataloguing of the Cusichaca Trust Archive in accordance with ISAD(G), national and international standards, and in-house guidelines to a sufficient degree of granularity as to allow digitisation partners to index and key-word-tag the collection, and produce item-level unique image identifiers.
The successful candidate must hold a post-graduate archival qualification and have demonstrable experience of archives cataloguing in an academic library, special collection, or equivalent. An interest or previous knowledge of archaeological records and/or Latin American history would be desirable.
To be considered for this opportunity, please submit your application and CV (by clicking ‘apply now’ via the link below) before the closing date at midnight on 7 February 2019.
Interviews are to be confirmed.
Please note that the University of London will be unable to sponsor candidates for a visa for this role. Therefore, successful applicants must be able to demonstrate their right to work in the UK for the duration of their employment.
For a full role profile, and to apply, please visit the University of London website.
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