Archivist and Records Officer

  • Company:
    The School of St. Jude
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    15 hours ago
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About the role

Who are you

  • You have fantastic attention to detail and are passionate about organizing and preserving documents
  • You are a dynamic and strategic thinker, with the ability to work independently and provide support and advice to other staff
  • You have a positive, can-do attitude and be an all-round admin genius who is capable of juggling a variety of tasks
  • You go to sleep at night dreaming of best ways to implement archiving strategies, cataloging records and preserving historical documents
  • What you’ll do

  • Organize archival records and develop classification systems to facilitate access to archival materials.
  • Prepare archival records, such as document descriptions, to allow easy access to information.
  • Mentor and direct activities of workers who will assist in arranging, cataloging, exhibiting and maintaining collections of valuable materials.
  • Preserve records, documents, and objects, copying records to digital formats as necessary.
  • Authenticate and appraise historical documents and archival materials.
  • What we’re looking for

  • 5+ years’ experience in archiving and records management essential
  • Outstanding administration skills, including excellent data entry experience
  • High-level organisational skills and attention to detail with the ability to multi-task
  • International applicant willing to move to Tanzania for a period of 6 months (maximum)
  • Confident, independent and highly skilled problem solver who can hit the ground running and delve deep into the St Jude’s archives
  • About the organisation

    Organisation Name : The School of St. Jude

    The School of St Jude is a pioneering leader in charitable education within Africa. We are giving 1,800 students a 100% free, quality education, 100’s of graduates access to higher education and 30,000+ Tanzanians quality teaching each year. St Jude’s is funded by generous supporters from around the world who make our mission of giving bright, poor Tanzanian students a free, quality education possible. 

    Why us

  • The opportunity to use your talents and expertise to fight poverty through education and make a positive impact in Tanzania
  • A local wage that will allow you to live comfortably in Arusha – a vibrant gateway to Tanzania’s world-famous national parks
  • International Employees Benefits Package including: housing benefit allowance and access to furnished on-campus accommodation (WiFi included); plus contract completion incentives
  • A flexible and supportive community of international and local employees
  • Ample opportunities for career progression and development