21 February 2019


£33,199 to £39,609


The University of Salford Library is seeking an exceptional candidate with the expertise, skills and behaviours needed to effectively manage, develop and enhance the reach of its archival collections and to deliver an excellent service to users. Working with a range of internal partners and external cultural organisations, the Archivist will also contribute actively to educational and engagement projects, events and programmes that support the University’s strategic focus on collaboration with cultural, creative and digital industries. 

This is an exciting time to be part of a university whose expertise is transforming individuals and communities through excellent teaching, research, enterprise and engagement. As Archivist, you will apply your specialist knowledge and skills in archival management and digital preservation to the maintenance and development of the University's collections, and will take responsibility for ensuring they are discoverable, visible and make a positive impact on research, teaching and external partnerships. You will be passionate about your work and will thrive in a dynamic academic environment where you will continuously seek out opportunities to improve the service and increase engagement and impact. 

You will take a collaborative approach to projects and events, building productive relationships with colleagues and students across and beyond the University, including the School of Arts and Media, University Art Collection and local cultural partners in Salford including the Working Class Movement Library and Salford Community Leisure. As such, you will help drive forward the development of digital humanities at Salford and make a valuable contribution to the University’s cultural offer. 

If you have any queries about the role, please contact Dr Emma Smith, Head of Learning & Research Support by email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or telephone: 0161 2952445. 


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