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Digitisation Assistant

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Digitisation Assistant - Warrington

Pay rate: £11.34

Hours: Full Time, 08:00 - 16:00 (Flexible)

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

" To undertake digitisation of archive material to appropriate digitisation and preservation standards, ensuring the safety of and appropriate handling of the record at all times
" To quality assure all scanned records, through searching through a range of systems, including databases and spreadsheets
" To ensure the integrity of the historic archive material relating to the Hillsborough Stadium Disaster and its aftermath is maintained by locating, retrieving and re-shelving records in a timely and accurate manner
" To ensure at all times that information contained within the collections is managed lawfully under the terms of the Data Protection and Freedom of Information Acts. To safeguard information and ensure it is not released unlawfully or restricted unnecessarily
" To assist with general clerical duties, including maintaining audit trails
" To work cooperatively, communicate and consult with appropriate colleagues in order to maintain effective working relationships
" All duties and responsibilities should be carried out in accordance with agreed policies and procedures
" Any other relevant duties appropriate to the grade as may be required

PERSON SPECIFICATION
The essential requirements are:
" Experience of handling and working with archive material, and document production
" Experience of digitisation of archival material
" Experience of quality assurance
" Understanding of archive cataloguing standards and principles, including ISAD(G)
" Ability to retrieve detailed information from sources accurately
" Experience of working with information within a Data Protection and Freedom of Information environment
" Experience of working with discretion, confidentiality and sensitivity
" Experience of working to tight deadlines and adjusting working practices accordingly
" Knowledge of relevant legislation, standards and procedures in relation to collections management
" Proven experience of working effectively in a team environment
" Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
" Experience of having worked with multiple time demands and deadlines, exercising judgement on time management


If you would like to apply for this role, please email or call 0151 242 6090

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