Archive Cataloguer Vacancy

The University for the Creative Arts has campuses at Canterbury, Epsom, Farnham, Maidstone and Rochester and is home to 7,000 students from over 70 countries studying on courses in fashion, graphics, design, media, fine art and architecture.

Library & Student Services (LSS) wishes to recruit an Archive Cataloguer ( to support the Archivist & Special Collections Officer by cataloguing the collection of the Oscar-winning British animator Bob Godfrey (1921-2013). You will provide high quality cataloguing records using the Library’s CALM cataloguing system of control and retrieval and assist the Archivist as
necessary with enquiries and user-focus support for the Animation Archive. This is an exciting opportunity to become involved in the establishment and implementation of these collections for use by UCA’s learning, teaching and
research communities, and externally.

You will have a postgraduate qualification in archives and record management, and the necessary experience to manage archives and rare book material, including a specialist knowledge of conservation issues, archival standards and
compliance issues.

You must be self-motivated with excellent communication skills, especially regarding promotional activities.

Working hours (part time or full time) is open to negotiation

For an informal discussion about the post, please phone the LLS Central Services Manager & Head of Collections, Frances Teasdale, on 01252 891484.

Application forms, Vacancy Summary and further information relating to the University for the Creative Arts are available for download. Please see this link

If you are unable to download an application form, please contact the Human Resources Department via email or on 01252 892681 (24 hours -quoting the relevant reference). Please note any CVs submitted without a completed application form will not be considered for shortlisting.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 5 November 2013.

We value the diversity of our organisation and welcome applicants from all sections of the community.


Explore Your Archive: 1950s Graphic Design

This Explore Your Archive posting brings exhibition images of the educational feature of the IPEX (the international printing and allied trade) exhibition held at Olympia in 1955. The 3,500 ft stand was designed by R.A Richardson from the Maidstone College of Art and carried out by staff and students at Canterbury and Maidstone Colleges of Art.

Follow the whole story of UCA’s creative art history here

Search the art school archives on our online archives catalogue

School of Printing, Canterbury, 1950s

School of Printing, Canterbury, 1950s

School of Printing, Canterbury, 1950s

School of Printing, Canterbury, 1950s

School of Printing, Canterbury, 1950s