The British Library will hire one Music Archives Cataloguer

For the catalogation of the archives of the conductor Sir Malcolm Sargent (1895 – 1967)

Job details as given by the British Library website:

Music Archives Cataloguer

Ref S&C00344
Location: London, St Pancras
Position Type Fixed Term
Salary: £24,828 to £28,266 per annum pro rata

Hours: Full time – 36 hours per week

Location: St. Pancras, London

Fixed term until 31 March 2013

A vacancy has arisen for a Music Archives Cataloguer to catalogue the collection of correspondence, diaries, concert programmes and photographs that makes up the musical archive of the conductor Sir Malcolm Sargent. You will require specialist skills and knowledge to bring these important collections to wider public knowledge through cataloguing to agreed international archival standards.

Essential requirements:

– Honours degree in music or equivalent qualification or professional experience

– Ability to read and decipher handwriting of the early twentieth century

– Experience of using national and international standards for cataloguing archives and manuscripts

– Familiarity with cataloguing using an online cataloguing system

– Experience of standard word-processing and other PC software

For an informal discussion please contact Sandra Tuppen on 020 7412 7500.

Closing date: 24 September 2012


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