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Archive Curator

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Reference:TG2349 

Opportunity type:Temporary, Full-time 

Working hours:36 hours per week 

Salary:£31,742 per annum 

Location:London - Tate Britain, Millbank 

Closing date:23 May 2019 at midnight 

A unique opportunity has arisen to lead the Archive’s programme of cataloguing and conservation of digital and paper-based archives from British artists and institutions as part of the world’s largest repository of British fine art practice: Tate Archive housed in the Hyman Kreitman Reading Rooms at Tate Britain.

You will have a post-graduate qualification in Archive Administration, relevant subject knowledge as well as experience of cataloguing, preserving, some acquisition experience and making more widely accessible personal and/or institutional archives.

You will be joining a small, enthusiastic and friendly team of qualified Archive Curators and Cataloguers, all of whom participate in the delivery of research services to Tate staff and external researchers in the Hyman Kreitman Reading Rooms. You will, therefore, have good communication and interpersonal skills with experience of delivering excellent customer service always going that extra mile.
Tate offers excellent fringe benefits and opportunities for training and career development in one of the world’s foremost public galleries.


This position is offered on a temporary contract for up to 12 months to cover maternity leave.

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Application Information

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