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2242 Archivists, Curators and Records Managers

ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations
Reference period
2021

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maintain, implement and deliver systems for keeping, updating, accessing and preserving records, files, information, historical documents and artefacts.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, technical change management, legal, evidential and other purposes
  • maintaining 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 data collection forms
  • analysing the record-keeping, policy and procedural, needs of organisations, and translating these into record management systems
  • maintaining 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

Occupations:

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

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

224212 Gallery or Museum Curator

Plans and organises a gallery or museum collection by drafting collection policies and arranging acquisitions of pieces.

Skill Level: 1

224213 Health Information Manager

Plans, develops, implements and manages health information services, such as patient information systems, and clinical and administrative data, to meet the medical, legal, ethical and administrative requirements of health care delivery.

Skill Level: 1

Specialisations:

  • Clinical Trial Data Manager
  • Health Data Administrator

224214 Records Manager

Designs, implements and administers record systems and related information services, to support efficient access, movement, updating, storage, retention and disposal of files and other organisational records.

Skill Level: 1

Specialisations:

  • Configuration Management Technician
  • Freedom of Information Officer