Cataloguer, War Office Archives
Salary range £25,076 - £28,549 per annum (pro rata if part time)
Fixed term for 8 months (Full time) or equivalent part time period
London, St Pancras
The British Library has a vacancy for a cataloguer of cartographic materials from the War Office Archive covering Africa.
The War Office Archive consists of topographic survey, cartographic compilation materials and related documents from 1895 to 1939. This material was used for making and revising maps and to provide topographic intelligence. The role of this position is to catalogue the material from this archive that relates to East Africa, in particular Kenya and Uganda.
The ideal candidate will have experience of cataloguing cartographic and related material to a high standard. You will also have knowledge of the history of colonial East Africa, to help understand the context of the material to be catalogued. Additionally, you will be able to work with limited supervision and produce accurate metadata for the material.
For further information, a job profile, and to apply, please visit www.bl.uk/careers quoting vacancy ref: COL00045
Posted: 16th March 2014
Closing date: Thursday 23rd March 2014
Interview Date: 3rd or 4th April 2014