Junior Project Manager (Project Archivist) Ref 10762

School/department: Library 
Hours: full time considered up to a maximum of 1 FTE / 36.5 hours. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Location: Brighton, United Kingdom
Contract: Fixed term for 8 months.
Reference: 10762
Salary: starting at £32,411 to £36,333 per annum, pro rata if part time current salary scales can be found here
Placed on: 02 May 2023
Closing date: 22 May 2023. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected Interview date: To be confirmed
Expected start date: To be confirmed

Job description

The archive of Jeremy Hutchinson, Baron Hutchinson of Lullington QC (1915 – 2017) has been acquired for the nation through the Acceptance in Lieu Scheme and allocated to the University of Sussex. Not only was Hutchinson considered one of the finest barristers of his generation, he was also an influential figure in British history. His archive reveals much about his legal work, interests, and, through extensive correspondence, the social connections he maintained.

The University of Sussex seeks a highly motivated individual for an 8-month project to complete the catalogue of the archive and develop and deliver engagement activities to promote the archive. To succeed in the post, you will have experience of cataloguing archive collections, experience of promoting archive collections through a variety of engagement activities, excellent communication, and time management skills. You will be able to work collaboratively as part of the Library’s Collections team whilst acting independently and under your own initiative to complete the project.

Please contact Karen Watson, Special Collections Archivist k.l.watson@sussex.ac.uk for informal enquiries.

The University of Sussex values the diversity of its staff and students and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

You can find out more about our values and our EDI Strategy,  Inclusive Sussex, on our webpages.

Download job description and person specification Ref 107623 [PDF 99.55KB]

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How to apply

Download our professional services application form - Dec 2020 [DOC 203.00KB] and Personal Details and Equal Opportunities Form [DOCX 65.11KB] and fill in all sections.

You must email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to jobapps@sussex.ac.uk

You should attach your application form and all documents to the email in PDF format (we are unable to accept applications as google.docs or .pages) and use the format job reference number / job title / your name in the subject line.

You can also send your application by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.

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