100000002732/Head of Manuscripts / Archives – Urgent Position
  • Qatar Foundation
  • 19/03/2023
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We are looking to hire a resourceful 100000002732.Head of Manuscripts & Archives to join our high calibre team at Qatar Foundation in Doha.Growing your career as a Full Time 100000002732.Head of Manuscripts & Archives is an awesome opportunity to develop relevant skills.If you are strong in communication, problem-solving and have the right experience for the job, then apply for the position of 100000002732.Head of Manuscripts & Archives at Qatar Foundation today! Key Result Areas: Establish, develop, implement, evaluate and update archive policies, procedures, plans, budgets, services, standards and best practices Develop procedures for and manage review, selection, preservation and conservation recommendations, digitization recommendations of manuscripts and archival collection Recommend, plan and manage implementation of best practices for description and cataloging of manuscripts and archival items in the Distinctive Collection Directorate (if possible, using multilevel descriptions) Lead the Manuscripts and Archives section by research activities Interview, select and manage the training of new staff In this section Suggest acquisitions of manuscripts and archival document to the director Liaise with internal and external organizations on record management to ensure selection, retention and access for historical, cultural and operational records Manage collections and items for research use, for exhibitions, and to meet other outreach goals Assist the director in any administrative (budgets, statistics, objectives, business plan … ) tasks for development of the directorate Organize and supervise the record management process of the whole QNL Contribute to the reputation of the Library by publishing, presenting, and/or actively participating in relevant professional organizations Other tasks as assigned Minimum Knowledge, Skills & Experience: Master's degree in Archival Studies or a relevant discipline such as Library Science, Information Science, or history, or Middle Eastern studies 6-8 years of full-time experience working in library archives, 3 of which must have been In a supervisory or leadership role in a library, museum, or research organization in archives and manuscripts Project management experience Experience appraising and distinguish important historical records and manuscripts Excellent personnel management, interpersonal and communication skills Excellent analytical and time management skills Strong interpersonal communication and presentation skills in both oral and written English Benefits of working as a 100000002732.Head of Manuscripts & Archives in Doha:● Company offers great benefits ● Company offers career progression opportunities● Attractive package

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