B.M. Pudalov, Committee for Archives of the Nizhny Novgorod Region

Archivist in XXI century: problems of vocational training and retraining

Abstract: An attempt to designate key problems of vocational training and retraining of archivists in regions was made in this article. The author analyzed personnel situation in archives of the Nizhny Novgorod region and other regions of the Volga Federal District on the basis of statistics. There are detailed description of the tendencies on personnel structure of archival institutions on completeness of staff category “experts”; dynamics of employees’ share on age categories and profile education.

Keywords: historian-archivist, expert, archives, archival activity, personnel structure, number of staff, historiography, professional development, vocational training, professional education.