registry clerk resume example with 2+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Organized archivist and information and cultural heritage professional with a background in acquiring, managing and maintaining various digital and paper records and collections. Committed to making information easily accessible and following evolving industry rules and regulations. Dedicated to driving innovation and adapting new methods to ensure success. Inquisitive with proficiency in operating database software. Adept at analyzing and researching information, and providing reference and retrieval services.

IT Skills
  • Database use and development
  • Basic XML knowledge
  • Scanning and printing experience
  • Windows and MacOS
  • Google Suite
  • Adobe Suite
  • Microsoft Office
Work History
10/2021 to Current Educational Resource Developer (Volunteer) Laika, Inc. | Hillsboro, ,
  • Produces educational resources for teachers, students and individuals that emphasize the possibilities of using museum collections to encourage knowledge of art and heritage as a way to facilitate intercultural understanding.
  • Utilizes exceptional writing, editing and proofreading skills to produce engaging and error-free content that encourages teachers and others to use museum collections in the curriculum or for extracurricular activities.
  • Completes thorough research into assigned topics.
07/2019 to 12/2020 Registry Clerk Skånetrafiken | City, STATE,
  • Independently managed daily registration of public records, both digital and physical in accordance with legal frameworks and standards.
  • Ensured searchability and accessibility to digital archiving system. Provided retrieval and reference services.
  • Single-handedly initiated and completed effort to update and implement directives for registration, metadata and sensitive information.
  • Managed the entire process of public records requests, including screening for potential redaction of sensitive information.
  • Engaged in active listening with requestors to confirm or clarify information and diffuse upset requestors. Contacted and obtained additional information required to process requests.
  • Initiated and performed extensive reorganization of the physical archive. Performed cataloging, shelving and basic preservation responsibilities.
08/2018 to 06/2019 Archives Assistant Lund Municipality, Department Of Education | City, STATE,
  • Created documentation concerning IT-systems in accordance with national laws on archiving, with the purpose to ensure that the system information is not lost in the future.
  • Collaborated with IT-system administrators and stakeholders to ensure accuracy and successful completion of the written documentation.
  • Independently collected, managed, researched and summarized the information into archival documentation.
  • Ensured the project upheld legal frameworks and archival standards. Adhered to established procedures for handling sensitive and classified documents.
07/2018 to 08/2018 Archivist/Registry Clerk Sysav AB | City, STATE,
  • Completed daily digital registration of public records, both born-digital and paper. Applied metadata and scanned records into the database.
  • Performed archival organization, cataloging, shelving and basic preservation responsibilities in accordance with archival standards.
  • Evaluated records for accuracy, value and status of preservation.
  • Followed confidentiality regulations to maintain privacy.
  • Exceeded goals through effective task prioritization and great work ethic.
11/2018 to 11/2018 Archives Intern Malmö Museums, Photography Archive | City, STATE,
  • Created a guide describing previous documentations made by the museum over the past century.
  • Researched, analyzed and evaluated past documentations.
  • Summarized information, identified gaps and presented a report with suggestions for future documentations to better represent the diverse city of Malmö.
  • Digitized a photographic collection using archival standards and scanning equipment for negatives and photo processing.
  • Gained first-hand experience in care and handling of photographs in cold storage.
05/2017 to 07/2017 Archives Volunteer Unilever Archives And Records Management | City, STATE,
  • Classified, catalogued and coded photographic material according to policies and organizational standards.
  • Identified metadata needs and added metadata into cataloging database.
  • Kept up-to-date and orderly records of materials, maintained inventory and corrected cataloging errors.
  • Interpreted older handwriting to ensure correct archival information.
05/2017 to 07/2017 Archives Intern People's History Museum | City, STATE,
  • Independently collected, researched and summarized information.
  • Organized material to research and completed writing tasks in form of a finding aid.
  • Followed guidelines for care, handling and storage of sensitive material.
  • Independent time management and scheduling.
Expected in 2019 to to Master of Arts | Archival Science, Library And Information Science, Heritage Studies Lund University, Lund, GPA:

Educational content included the study of information processes in archives, libraries and museums, including selecting, arranging, describing, preserving, and communicating information and cultural heritage. Coursework in overlapping developments in archives, libraries and museums such as education, cooperation, digital preservation efforts as well as accessibility. Theoretical and practical knowledge of cultural heritage and information management with a societal perspective. Project management in the information and cultural heritage sectors.

The specialization in archival science covered all aspects of archival science, theory, methodology, and practice in relation to creation, management and provision of access to archives, records, and data.

Expected in 2017 to to Master of Arts | Public History and Heritage Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester, GPA:

Educational content included professional and academic skills related to museums and public history, integrating heritage decision-making into various areas of public administration, research and academic writing, and practical use of history. Coursework included field-recording of heritage assets and producing industry-standard reports.

Expected in 2016 to to Bachelor of Arts | Modern History and Politics University of Liverpool, Liverpool, GPA:

Educational content included the study of a wide range of historical periods, practical use of history, political science, research techniques, academic writing, and analyzing primary resources. The degree included the completion of a semester abroad at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.


    ▪ Experience chairing a local political association

    ▪ Experience as board member in local and regional political associations

    ▪ Experience as student council representative

    ▪ Experience in working voluntarily with young teenagers

    ▪ Experience in working non-profit with self-defense for women

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School Attended

  • Lund University
  • Manchester Metropolitan University
  • University of Liverpool

Job Titles Held:

  • Educational Resource Developer (Volunteer)
  • Registry Clerk
  • Archives Assistant
  • Archivist/Registry Clerk
  • Archives Intern
  • Archives Volunteer
  • Archives Intern


  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts

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