224211 Archivist

ANZSCO Occupation Code: 
224211
ANZSCO Occupation Name: 
Archivist
Skill Assessing Authority: 
Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List: 
No
Short-term Skilled Occupation List: 
No
Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme: 
Yes
LMT Protected Occupation: 
No
ANZSCO Occupation Description: 

224211 ARCHIVIST

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

ANZSCO Skill Level: 
1

2242 Archivists, Curators and Records Managers

ANZSCO Unit Group Code: 
2242
ANZSCO Unit Group Name: 
Archivists, Curators and Records Managers
ANZSCO Unit Group Description: 

2242 ARCHIVISTS, CURATORS AND RECORDS MANAGERS

ARCHIVISTS, CURATORS AND RECORDS MANAGERS develop, maintain, implement and deliver systems for keeping, updating, accessing and preserving records, files, information, historical documents and artefacts.
Indicative Skill Level:
In Australia and New Zealand:
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).

Tasks Include:

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

Avg. weekly earnings - males (May 2012): 
1 434.00
Avg. weekly earnings - females (May 2012): 
1 266.70
Avg. weekly earnings - persons (May 2012): 
1 313.20