Salary range: £29,241 - 30,711 pro rata p.a. (Pro-Rata)
Contract: Permanent, part time
Hours of work: 21.6 hours per week
Location: The Library at Willesden Green and other locations when required
Embracing innovation through museum and archives engagement
Brent is a vibrant London borough where the iconic arch of Wembley Stadium dominates the skyline. Spanning both inner and outer London, it is a borough of huge contrasts in terms of its economic, environmental, ethnic and social make up. Brent’s diversity is evident to all who visit our borough and our long history of ethnic and cultural diversity has created a place that is truly unique and valued by those who live and work here.
The council is pursuing a far-reaching transformation agenda that better meets the needs of our community so it is an exciting time to join us.
The Brent Museum and Archives team are an ambitious team with a reputation for delivering high profile partnership projects within Brent.
We want to continue to build and develop our collections, increasing access and collaborate with diverse communities in the borough. If you are passionate about heritage and have an archives background and want work in a team that delivers, then we would like to speak to you.
You will assist the Heritage Collections Manager to ensure the smooth running of the archives service while feeding into and complimenting the diverse cultural offer at the Library at Willesden Green.
You will have a relevant archives qualification (recognised by the Archives and Records Association) and have previous knowledge of museums and archives and their collections.
Have a strong commitment to promoting Brent’s history and widening access to and knowledge of its important collections.
Ability to manage volunteers and freelancers.
Experience of supporting events and activities.
You will be willing to work evenings and weekends to cover the search room when necessary.
Closing Date: 31 May 2020 (23:00)
Brent Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this and therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community. We positively encourage all applicants to self-identify their characteristics in the diversity survey section in the application.
We are committed to safer recruitment and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants should be aware that posts working with children, young people and vulnerable adults are subject to an Enhanced DBS check as well as other employment clearances.
Brent has a positive approach to flexible working.
As a disability confident employer Brent welcomes applications from people with all disabilities, including hidden disabilities and mental health conditions. We will interview any disabled applicant who meets the essential criteria. If you require reasonable adjustments to be made to any part of the recruitment process due to your disability, please contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note the information you provide will be treated fairly and confidentially.
Please note CVs will not be considered as part of your application for this position.