Special Collections & Archives Manager

Goldsmiths University of London
December 03, 2023
Offerd Salary:£43,036 - £47,952
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Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Full time
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Special Collections & Archives Manager



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Full Time


£43,036 - £47,952

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Interview Date

15 December 2023 (TBC)

Contact Details

Andrew Preater [email protected]

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  • About the department

    Our Library at Goldsmiths is at the heart of academic life and the student experience on campus. We have a strong culture of delivering reliable, high- quality services, resources and support to all our departments and visitors and we are committed to continually innovating, developing, and improving our offer. We are proud of our highly skilled, collaborative staff and of our unique resources, which enable us to support our community in their learning, teaching, scholarship, and research.

    Goldsmiths, University of London is passionate about advancing equality and celebrating diversity. We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic background applicants as this group is currently underrepresented in this part of the university.

    About the role

    The role leads and directs the Special Collections and Archives team, who maintain stewardship of a growing number of special collections and archives which reflect Goldsmith's research activities; including, the Goldsmiths Textile Collection and Constance Howard Gallery, the Daphne Oram Collection and the Women's Art Library.

    About the candidate

    We are looking for an outstanding candidate to lead, motivate and direct the Special Collections and Archives team across Goldsmiths Library and Constance Howard Gallery. You will maintain and develop the service according to best practice for current and future researchers, academics and students and art practitioners, ensuring its integration into academic life.

    You will play a vital role in providing access to the Library's special collections and archival holdings as well as preserving and promoting them, supporting teaching, learning and research at Goldsmiths. You will work alongside the Library team to launch a collection development policy in line with the Library framework as well as the institution's changing needs and priorities.

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