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Kirsteen Connor

Archivist

Glasgow, Scotland

Skills

IT Skills

Digitisation

Organisation

Cataloguing

About

I am a friendly and personable postgraduate looking to develop new skills in archive and heritage management

Education

University of Glasgow

MSc Information Management , MSc Information Management

December 2011 - December 2011

University of Strathclyde

BA (Hons) English Literature , BA (Hons) English Literature

July 2006 - July 2006

Experience

Volunteer Archive Assistant

National Trust for Scotland , Isle of Canna

October 2011 - December 2011

Assisting the archivist of Canna House

Cataloguing
Assisting the Archivist
Volunteer Cataloguer

University of Glasgow Archive Services , Glasgow

June 2011 - July 2011

Encoding catalogue entries in EAD format for submission to the Archives Hub website

Converting catalogues to EAD
Cataloguing
Volunteer Cataloguer

Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama , Glasgow

November 2010 - December 2010

Working unsupervised to arrange and catalogue a collection

Cataloguing and arranging a collection
Encoding catalogues into EAD format
Archives Assistant

Mount Stuart House , Isle of Bute

October 2009 - September 2010

Assisting the archivist to catalogue, appraise and digitise collections and to create digital finding aids

Appraisal
Digitisation
Creating finding aids
Secretary

University of Glasgow , Glasgow

July 2009 - October 2011

Providing secretarial and administrative support to the Learning and Teaching Centre at the University of Glasgow

Organising workshops
Administrating Graduation DVD Sales
Photocopying, audio typing and other administrative tasks
Administrative Assistant/Project Support Assistant

Office Angels , Glasgow

July 2007 - July 2009

Working on two long term temporary assignments to provide administrative cover at a private company and project support for a public sector organisation

Data Entry
Responding to queries
Liaising with internal and external suppliers
Assistant Manager

Belong , Glasgow

July 2006 - July 2007

Assisting the manager in the day to day running of a small independent jewellery store

Management
Supervising staff
Customer service
Conservation and Preservation Volunteer

University of Glasgow Archive Services , Glasgow

January -

Assisting the Conservation Manager in cleaning, repairing, storing and packing materials

Repacking items
Cleaning collections
Repairing damaged items

Workplace personality

100+

Company Size

12

Day Length

25+

Team Size

Loud

Noise Level

Formal

Dress Code

Benefits

N/A

Commute

Relocate

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