Major Group: 2 - Professionals | Sub-Major Group: 22 - Business, Human Resource and Marketing Professionals | Minor Group: 224 - Information and Organisation Professionals | Unit Group: 2242 - Archivists, Curators and Records Managers
Description: Analyses and documents records, and plans and organises systems and procedures for the safekeeping of records and historically valuable documents.
Skill Level 1 : Occupations at Skill Level 1 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.
Specialisation titles are any commonly used titles which refer to a subset of jobs belonging to the occupation designated in the principal title. These jobs involve the performance of specialised tasks rather than the broader range of tasks usually performed in the occupation.
UNIT 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maintain, implement and deliver systems for keeping, updating, accessing and preserving records, files, information, historical documents and artefacts.
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).
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