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$1,812 per week
Moderate

Overview

Archivists, Curators and Records Managers develop, maintain, implement and deliver systems for keeping, updating, accessing and preserving records, files, information, historical documents and artefacts.

Day-to-day

  • evaluating and preserving records for administrative, historical, legal, evidential and other purposes
  • preparing record-keeping systems, indexes, guides and procedures for archival research and for the retention and destruction of records
  • identifying and classifying specimens and objects, and arranging restoration work
  • examining items and arranging examinations to determine condition and authenticity
  • designing and revising medical record forms
  • managing organisations' central records systems
  • analysing the record-keeping needs of organisations, and translating these needs into record management systems
  • maintaining computerised and other record management systems and record forms, and advising on their usage
  • controlling access to confidential information, and recommending codes of practice and procedures for accessing records
  • developing record cataloguing, coding and classification systems, and monitoring their use.

To become an Archivist, Curator and Records Manager

Skills employers are looking for

  • Communication Skills

  • Organisational Skills

  • Research

  • Writing

  • Planning

  • Building Relationships

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