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Archives Assistant (2 posts)

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The Archives and Modern Manuscripts section is part of the department of Special Collections within the Bodleian Libraries at the University of Oxford. We are currently looking for two Archives Assistants to join the team. The main purpose of this role is to provide support for the administration, arrangement and description of the Libraries’ Archives and Modern Manuscripts as part of a team of collections support staff. A considerable part of your work will take place in collection storage areas. Some reader services support work is involved, including providing cover for evening and weekend rotas. You will have a good general level of education and will be able to demonstrate a genuine interest in contributing to the work of the Bodleian Libraries as this relates to the management of its holdings of modern archives and manuscripts. The ability to work with care, accuracy and attention to detail is important, as is being able to organise work effectively, manage priorities and meet deadlines. You will possess good all-round IT skills, including experience of working with spreadsheets or databases and other Microsoft, or equivalent, applications. The ability to work independently and as part of a team is essential. You will be able to lift, carry and move collection material and library records. These are both permanent, full-time positions. These roles require lifting and moving collection material and library records, by hand and using trolleys, kickstools and lifts and working with allergens, for example reporting outbreaks of mould spores. Driving on University business may be required on occasion. You will be required to upload a supporting statement as part of your online application. Your supporting statement should list each of the essential and desirable selection criteria, as listed in the further particulars, and explain how you meet each one. CVs will not form part of the selection process. Please note, we are also advertising two fixed-term Archives Assistants posts. For more information and to apply, please search for vacancy reference 142137. Only applications received online before 12.00 midday on 23 September 2019 can be considered. Interviews are expected to take place between 14 and 17 October 2019.
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