Digital Archivist vacancy, closing 20 August 2020

 

Position:

Digital Archivist

Department:

Heritage and Knowledge

Manager/Supervisor:

Chief Curator

Position Status:

Permanent

Grade

7

Closing Date

20 August 2020

 

 

JOB SUMMARY

 

To ensure that archival materials/collection in both digital and print format are acquired, created and managed in a comprehensive fashion at Freedom Park.

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KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS

 

1

Acquisition of archival material ( both digital, born digital and print  materials

2

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

3

Development and implementation of policies and standard for arranging and description of archival materials

4

Coordinate staff assigned to assist in the processing of archival materials

5

Digitization of archival materials

6

Participate in outreach activities

7

Evaluation of the Pan African Archives

 

PREREQUISITES

 

  • BA Degree(Honours) in Archival Studies/BA. Honours (Information Science with Archival Studies. Master degree in Information Science with Archival Studies will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum of 5years experience with digitisation projects and/or archival repository and supervisory experience.
  • Good knowledge in African and South African history and culture, current archival standards and practices plus digitization of archival resources.                   
  • Competent experience in interviewing skills and project management.
  • Computer Literacy (MS Office Suite) competency.

Applications to be forwarded to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Closing date:20 August 2020.

 

NB: If you do not get a response within 10 days of the closing date you should assume that your application was not successful. 

 

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