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Archivist

Part-time, 12 Month Maternity leave cover

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Archivist

  • Part-time role, we’ll discuss how to spread the hours
  • Maternity leave cover for 12 months from January 2023
  • Free parking and lunch freshly cooked daily

The diocesan office of the Anglican Diocese of Perth’s core business is to provide administration support and high-level leadership to the Anglican Church, Diocese of Perth.

As Diocesan Archivist, you shall be responsible for coordination of archiving operations of the entire organisation. You shall have to accept, store, make accessible and protect diocesan and parish collections using best practice archives management. You shall also be required to assess and implement sentencing and destruction of records. Archives management for the diocese will involve liaising with professional bodies and archiving institutions. It would also require budget management and supervision of a small team of paid staff, volunteers and students.

To be successful in this role, you shall:

  • have a professional qualification in records management and archives
  • be eligible to become a member of the Australian Society of Archivists
  • have a minimum of five years’ experience in a similar role
  • demonstrate a good understanding of current records and archives management
  • have high level communications and research skills
  • demonstrate time management and project management skills
  • have supervisory skills
  • be friendly and approachable with a strong customer service focus
  • be supportive of the Anglican Church and its values.

In addition to this, our Archivist must hold a current Working with Children Check and a valid National Police Certificate (not older than 3 months)

What we offer in return

  • Competitive salary
  • Free lunch made daily in our kitchen
  • Free parking
  • Work caring for and developing a historic, spiritual and socially significant collection
  • Opportunity for research and to contribute a monthly article to the Messenger
  • You’ll be working in a fantastic outdoor education centre situated in the middle of Swan Valley

How to apply:

If this sounds appealing to you, submit your applications which include a cover letter and a CV to recruitment@perth.anglican.org

For a confidential discussion regarding the role, of if you want to obtain a copy of a detailed position description, contact our HR team on 08 9425 7200. Applications close when a suitable candidate is found.


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