Archivist, Henry Moore Institute, Leeds, UK

Housed at the Henry Moore Institute, Leeds’ important and extensive designated sculpture collections are supported by a major archive of sculptors’ papers covering the 18th century to the present day which form an important research facility. The Henry Moore Institute is a partnership between Leeds Museums & Galleries and The Henry Moore Foundation.

You will be responsible for the care of the sculpture archive, developing its accessibility by means of facilitating research, publications and exhibitions. You will respond to visitor enquiries, searchroom needs and provide archival advice.

The post would suit a qualified archivist with experience of cataloguing with CALM, international archival standards and preservation knowledge. You will contribute to the joint collections care and development of Leeds Museums & Galleries support the programme of the Institute. You will have a clear understanding of both physical and intellectual audience access issues, an interest in sculpture or late 19th/early 20th century history and the have the ability to prioritise and manage your own workload.

We promote diversity and want a workforce that reflects the population of Leeds

Job information can be downloaded at http://www.leeds.gov.uk/jobs or alternatively, please contact the council’s recruitment service on 0113 224 3357

Closing date 5:00pm, 8th May 2008

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