Tuesday, 2 February 2016

Archivist

Job Title: Archivist
 
Industry: NGO
 
Location: Nairobi
 
Salary: 21000
 
Period: 1 year Contract
 
Our client is a collaborative nonprofit initiative who facilitates research by providing logistical support to researchers with a focus in prehistory and related earth and natural science studies. 

They are seeking to hire 4 dynamic ladies to fill the position of Archivists who will be responsible for collecting and preserving historic information.
 
 
Key responsibilities
  • Authenticate and appraise historical documents and archival materials.
  • Create and maintain accessible, retrievable computer archives and databases, incorporating current advances in electric information storage technology.
  • Assist in arranging, cataloguing, exhibiting and maintaining collections of valuable materials.
  • Locate new materials and direct their acquisition and display.
  • Organize archival records and develop classification systems to facilitate access to archival materials.
  • Preserve records, documents, and objects, copying records to film, videotape, audiotape, disk, or computer formats as necessary.
  • Research and record the origins and historical significance of archival materials.
  • Coordinate educational and public outreach programs, such as tours, workshops, lectures, and classes.
  • Administer policy guidelines concerning public access and use of materials.
  • Provide reference services and assistance for users needing archival materials.
Qualifications and skills Desired
  • Diploma in Library Science or a related field
  • Highly proficient with Ms office suite
  • Previous internship experience is a must
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and oral)
If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Archivist) to jobs@corporatestaffing.co.ke  before Friday 5th February, 2016

Kindly indicate current/last salary on your CV

N.B: We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV or for interviewing

Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted

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