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Archdiocesan Archivist
Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King Liverpool

Salary £22,500-£25,000 per annum
Permanent, 35 hours per week
The Archdiocese of Liverpool are looking to recruit an Archivist to be based at the Metropolitan Cathedral, Liverpool.
The purpose of the role is to ensure the suitable provision, care and management of valuable and historical information relating to the Archdiocese and Catholic Church. This will be achieved by assembling and cataloguing a permanent collection for the purpose of preserving and retaining records from the past and making them available for the future.

The successful candidate will work closely with Canon Anthony O’Brien, Dean of the Cathedral, to undertake a full range of activities to include cleaning and preparing incoming documentation, supervising the work of volunteers and students on work placement, overseeing projects, organising exhibitions and talks throughout the year and to utilise the Archive Libraries and Museums (CALM) system,

The successful candidate must have;
 Post graduate qualification in Archives Administration/Management or degree qualification in related studies
 Experience in an archive or record office, museum or civic setting (paid or voluntary capacity)
 General awareness of Roman Catholic history and commitment to preserving Catholic history
 Proven ability to develop and acquire new material to enhance existing and new archive collections
 Strong administrative skills with proven computer skills
 Ability to work at heights and lift heavy boxes
 Work with sensitivity and maintain confidentiality at all times

Possession of the following would be advantageous:
 Experience of curating resources into formats suitable for exhibition
 Experience of providing public engagement activities and digital, on line resources

For further information please download an information pack -

If you wish to apply visit the main jobs page to download an application pack.

Alternatively, you can request an application pack from HR on 0151 522 1073/1101

Applicants wishing to visit the Cathedral to have a look around the Archives should contact Claire Hanlon, Executive Assistant to the Dean on 0151 709 9222 ext 201

Closing Date: Wednesday 29 March 2017
Interview Date: Tuesday 4 April 2017

This post is not subject to an Enhanced Disclosure by the Disclosure & Barring Service