Assistant Archivist

Assistant Archivist

Assistant Archivist, St George’s Chapel Archives and Chapter Library, Windsor Castle

St George’s Chapel was founded in 1348. Its archives, which date from the 12th century, relate not only to the history of the Chapel and associated buildings in the Lower Ward of Windsor Castle, but also to the properties it once possessed in 30 counties in England and Wales. Illuminated manuscripts include the early registers of the Order of the Garter. The Chapter Library contains almost 6,000 rare books, dating mainly from the 16th and 17th centuries.

The Dean and Canons of Windsor invite applications from graduates with a qualification in archives and records management for the temporary post of Assistant Archivist.

The successful applicant will be required to carry out the full range of professional duties and to assist the Archivist and Chapter Librarian in the management, promotion and overall development of the department.

This is a temporary post expected to last 12 months. The projected start date is March 2024.

Salary: £30,233 -£35,832

For an informal discussion of the post, please contact Kate McQuillian, Archivist and Chapter Librarian, on archives@stgeorges-windsor or 01753 848724

The closing date for applications is Thursday 29 February 2024 at midnight. 

Interviews will take place on Wednesday 6 March 2024.

The completed application form and a personal statement describing your suitability for this post should be returned by email to [email protected]  or by post to The Chapter Office, The Cloisters, Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire SL4 1NJ.


2024 Assistant Archivist Job Description and Person Specification

The King's Free Chapel. The Chapel of the Most Honourable and Noble Order of the Garter. The Chapel of the College of St George.