Archivists


Appraise, edit, and direct safekeeping of permanent records and historically valuable documents. Participate in research activities based on archival materials.
Also called: Archivist, Records Manager, Registrar, University Archivist

Knowledge:

    Arts and Humanities
  • history and archeology
  • English language
    Business
  • customer service
  • administrative services
    Engineering and Technology
  • computers and electronics
    Education and Training
  • teaching and course design

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • reading work related information
  • writing things for co-workers or customers
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it

Abilites:

    Verbal
  • communicate by writing
  • read and understand what is written
    Ideas and Logic
  • group things in different ways
  • order or arrange things

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include data, detail, and regular routines.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Attention to Detail
  • Integrity
  • Dependability
  • Cooperation
  • Achievement/Effort
  • Analytical Thinking

Technology:

    Data base user interface and query software
  • Archivists' Toolkit
  • Microsoft Access
    Graphics or photo imaging software
  • Adobe Systems Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Systems Adobe Photoshop
    Document management software
  • Adobe Systems Adobe Acrobat
  • Omeka software

Education:

    master's degree
    bachelor's degree
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