Bromley Historic Collections, operated by charitable social enterprise GLL, is looking for an experienced Archivist to care for their collections and to manage their accredited archives service located in Bromley Central Library. The Archive collection includes the records of significant individuals, places, institutions and organisations within the borough and is the place of deposit for borough council records.
You will have the challenge of maintaining and developing an accredited archives service along with extensive local studies collections, as well as delivering a wide variety of activities for both adult and younger audiences. You will have a postgraduate qualification recognised by the Archives and Records Association, and experience of working in archive services and using cataloguing systems such as CALM, which will have given you a broad skills base including people management skills and the ability to inspire and motivate a team.
The post is full time - 36 hours per week with alternate Saturdays and some evenings working or meetings. Please note that Flexible working will be welcomed.
If you have the expertise and flexible approach needed to be a success in this role, apply now.
In return, we offer a range of benefits that you'd expect from the UK's largest leisure provider:
- Pension schemes
- Ride to work scheme
- Discounted membership at our leisure centres
- The opportunity to join the GLL Society and have a say in how we're run plus associated social events
- Career pathways
- Ongoing training and development to help you to be the best
All pay rates are subject to skills, experience, qualifications and location.
To be shortlisted for the role, internal applicants will need to demonstrate their commitment to GLL by becoming a Society member where eligible.
‘Better’ libraries are run by GLL, the UK’s largest leisure and cultural services provider and one of the first and largest leisure social enterprises. We manage 50 libraries in partnership with local authorities to give communities a place to meet, relax, learn and study. We provide leading ICT facilities as well as books, e-books, audio books and DVDs as well as a programme of activities appropriate to the needs and interests of the communities that we serve. We wish to increase the use of, and widen access to, libraries and heritage services and provide customer service that is second-to-none.
GLL is an equal opportunities employer.