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Digital Librarian and Archivist Vacancy closing 21 April 2021

Position:

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Digital Librarian and  Archivist

Department:

Heritage and Knowledge

Manager/Supervisor:

Chief Curator

Position Status:

Permanent

Grade 

7

Closing Date

21 April 2021

JOB SUMMARY 

To ensure that archival materials and collections are managed in a professional and comprehensive manner.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS

1

Acquisition of archival material

2

Processing of archival material -(manual and digital) arranging, describing, preservation classification, accessioning and deaccessioning and referencing of archival collections and materials

3

Development and implementation of  policies and standards for description of archival materials

4

Coordinate staff assigned to assist in the processing  of archival materials

5

Participate in educational and outreach activities

6

Digitazation of archival materials

7

Evaluation of the Pan African Archives

KEY ACTIVITIES 

• Identify and conduct workshop with prospective donors
• Liase with other institution as to uphold national and international archival standards and practice
• Draft forms for description of differebtarchival materials
• Describe archival materials on the relevant forms
• Manage the digital production and digitization of archival materials
• Liase with the video Editor on digitzation of oral history
• Register PAA on NAREM and NAROS , which are the registers of the National Archive of South Africa.

PREREQUISITES

• Masters degreein Library Science +a course in archival administration
• 2-6years of managing archival repository.                   
• Knowledge of heritage management
• Knowledge of interviewing skills
• Knowledge of library and archival standards.
• Project Management skills and computer literacy(MS Office Suite).  
• Computer Literacy (MS Office Suite) competency.
• Knowledge of digitization of archival materials

Applications to be forwarded to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Please direct all enquiries to Human Resource Department.
Closing date: 21 April 2021 at 4.30 pm. 

Internal applicants are required to complete the internal application form as well.

Applicants who applied on the last advertisement are required to apply again.

NB: If you do not get a response within 12 days of the closing date you should assume that your application was not succesful.