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Job: Archive and Library Manager / NS+MM, Bradford

At the National Science and Media Museum, Insight is our unique collections facility, a 'treasure-trove' of over 26,000 library, archive and image collections. As a large, informal, learning centrethat is truly open to all, our information ignites curiosity, enhancing the visitor experience for our diverse audiences, researchers and the wider public.

To support our ongoing management and development of these collections, we are looking for an Archive and Library Manager to join us at the National Science and Media Musuem in Bradford, on a permanent basis.

In this role, you will be our senior archivist at the musuem, championing the care of and promoting access to our historic collections in Insight. Aside from managing the daily operation of our centre andany colleagues who support its running, you will assist with digitisation projects, cataloguing and working collaboratively to promote best practice across Science Museum Group.

Joining us, you will bring experience of managing library, archive or special collections services and have detailed knowledge of collection management best practice. With experience of and a passion for cataloguing projects, you will be a positive advocate of our collections, being able to work collaboratively and support the development of multi-functional teams.

You will be offered excellent benefits, including 25 days annual in addition to 8 bank holidays, a contributory company pension scheme, BUPA medical and dental care, an interest free loan scheme and numerous staff discounts whilst developing your career in a world class museum group.

Applications close 28 July. See more here

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Comment by sara stevenson on July 16, 2018 at 9:24
Perhaps the Science Museum could post a note saying what these collections contain in clearer detail? And how they now relate to the collections in London, SM and V and A?
S Stevenson

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