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The Trust employs staff in all of the specialist areas covered by the Horniman: anthropology, musical instruments, natural history, the aquarium, gardens, education, conservation, documentation, collections management and library.

In addition, we have staff providing other functions including Marketing, Fundraising, IT,  HR, Finance, Facilities, Cleaning and Security, and the important service provided directly to the public by our Visitor Assistants.

The Trust has approximately 91 full time equivalent posts and the post-holders are located either in the main Museum or our Study Collections Centre, sited in Greenwich. In addition to these posts we regularly offer short term contracts where we have been successful in obtaining funding for specific projects.

Archivist - Ref CMSP1.15

We are seeking a part-time Archivist to identify and ingest suitable material for the Horniman’s institutional archive (beginning with papers relating to the anthropology collections, and audio-visual material), produce supporting authority files, and maintain and develop the Museum’s archive service.

Candidates will have a postgraduate qualification in archive administration recognised by the Society of Archivists, practical experience of on-line archival cataloguing using the relevant standards as well as experience of managing an archival collection and service.

For further information, please download the Application pack below.

The closing date for completed applications is 10am on Monday 9th March 2015.  Interviews will be held on Thursday 19th March 2015.