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224211 - Archivist

Description

Analyses and documents records, and plans and organises systems and procedures for the safekeeping of records and historically valuable documents.

Skill Level

1

Specialisations

    • Film Archivist
    • Legal Archivist
    • Manuscripts Archivist
    • Parliamentary Archivist

Skills Assessment Authority

VETASSESS

Caveats

No caveats apply to this occupation.

Endorsed Correlations to ASCO Occupations

    • 2299-15 Archivist

Group: 2242 Archivists, Curators and Records Managers

Description

develop, maintain, implement and deliver systems for keeping, updating, accessing and preserving records, files, information, historical documents and artefacts.

Tasks

    • evaluating and preserving records for administrative, historical, legal, evidential and other purposes
    • preparing record-keeping systems, indexes, guides and procedures for archival research and for the retention and destruction of records
    • identifying and classifying specimens and objects, and arranging restoration work
    • examining items and arranging examinations to determine condition and authenticity
    • designing and revising medical record forms
    • managing organisations' central records systems
    • analysing the record-keeping needs of organisations, and translating these needs into record management systems
    • maintaining computerised and other record management systems and record forms, and advising on their usage
    • controlling access to confidential information, and recommending codes of practice and procedures for accessing records
    • developing record cataloguing, coding and classification systems, and monitoring their use

Skill Level

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Occupations in this Group

    • 224211 Archivist
    • 224212 Gallery or Museum Curator
    • 224213 Health Information Manager
    • 224214 Records Manager

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