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maintain, implement and deliver systems for keeping, updating, accessing and preserving records, files, information, historical documents and artefacts.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

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

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

Specialisation:

Freedom of Information Officer