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Lambeth Palace Library, founded in 1610, is the historic library and record office of the Archbishop of Canterbury. Following the merger with the Church of England Record Centre in 2020 it is now the principal repository for the archives not only of the Archbishop of Canterbury but also of the National Church Institutions in London. Further details may be found on the Library’s website: www.lambethpalacelibrary.org
We are looking for a new team member to support the vision and mission of the Library by describing, developing, interpreting and promoting the Library's collections for the benefit of readers, particularly the pre-1850 printed collections of Sion College Library (founded 1629).
Using your previous experience of cataloguing printed material and your understanding of cataloguing standards, you will create high-quality catalogue records for early printed books and other printed material, to agreed targets and standards.
Engaging with our readers and researchers, you will promote the use of the collections, answering enquiries and participating in outreach and engagement activities to support the Library’s vision to be accessible to all.
This post is offered on a fixed term contract expected to last for two years.
To arrange an informal conversation about the role, please contact email@example.com
Interviews will be held during the week beginning 4th October 2021.
In return we offer a unique environment with opportunities for continuous learning, generous annual leave for work life balance, season ticket loans and a range of benefits including discounted entry to attractions and what we feel is a market leading package when it comes to our pension scheme.
Given the nature of the collections candidates must be able to:
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