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Vacancy at The National Archives: Conservation Manager, Digitisation Services
Monday, 23 November 2015 14:38
Conservation Manager, Digitisation Services
Position Type: Full-time//Permanent
The National Archives is recruiting a Conservation Manager in its Digitisation Services Conservation Team. The Conservation Manager in Digitisation Services will be expected to manage a digitisation preparation team to deliver the conservation elements and document preparation requirements of The National Archives’ digitisation agenda. The successful applicant will be involved in end to end project planning and management in collaboration with internal and external stakeholders, providing guidance on conservation treatments, timescales and appropriate scanning equipment and processes.
For more details and to apply for this position, please visit the website: http://bit.ly/1R0pyIq
Vacancy at National Library of Ireland: Web Archive 2016 Archivist/Librarian
Web Archive 2016: Archivist/Librarian
Salary: €30,000 per annum (€574.93 per week)
Position Type: Full-time, Fixed-term for 15 months
Closing Date: Tuesday 24th November 2015 at 17:00 hrs
The National Library of Ireland (NLI) is seeking a talented, self-motivated Archivist/Librarian to work on the National Library of Ireland's 2016 web archive.
Brief Description of Position
As part of the NLI's programme for 2016 which includes the strand Remembering 1916, Recording 2016, the NLI intends to capture and preserve the content of key websites that tell the story of 2016 online. This includes the centenary commemorations of the 1916 Rising and also commemorations of the Irish experience of the Battle of the Somme. The 2016 Web Archive Project Archivist/Librarian will be responsible for working on this with NLI staff to ensure that relevant websites are identified and captured and that all aspects of the web archiving process are completed in relation to this project.
This is an excellent opportunity to work in a stimulating, challenging environment, and contribute to the creation of an online record of the documentary and intellectual output of Ireland in relation to the commemorative events of 2016.
For more details on the position and to apply, please visit the website: http://www.nli.ie/vacancies
Vacancy at HATII, University of Glasgow: RDM Systems Developer
RDM Systems Developer
Salary: Grade 7 (£33,574- £37768)
Position Type: Open ended, funding until 31/7/2016 in the first instance
Closing Date: 6th December 2015
The Humanities Advanced Technology and Information Institute (HATII) at the University of Glasgow is looking for a new systems developer to join the team. The post-holder will develop a number of applications relating to research data management and curation within HATII's portfolio of research projects. The post-holder will work collaboratively in a team of software developers across multiple partner sites, and will liaise with the wider IT group within the College of Arts to deliver quality software for HATII's projects.
For more details on the position and to apply, please visit the website: http://www.gla.ac.uk/about/jobs/vacancies/
Vacancy at the Roper Center Archive, Cornell University: Senior Data Archivist
Monday, 19 October 2015 14:19
Senior Data Archivist: The Roper Center Archive, Cornell University
Cornell University is currently recruiting a senior data archivist to lead the Roper@Cornell archive in Ithaca, New York. The Roper Center is the world’s largest public opinion archive and will soon be moving to its new home at Cornell University.
This position assures that data accepted into the Roper Center Archive are maintained using the best practices in archival methods and are offered in current formats so as to permit both long term preservation and dissemination. The RC Archivist develops and adopts archival standards for the Roper Center’s collections; manages and coordinates various workflows within the archive collections in accordance with expanding data curation and online accessibility requirements; supports Roper Center’s member clients in the use of data files for secondary analysis. Coordinates day-to-day operations that ensure the quality, timeliness, and comprehensiveness of the iPOLL Databank. Plans, implements and directs iPOLL production workflows. Researches and proposes policies for long-term preservation and accessibility of Roper Center iPOLL polling and survey data. The incumbent will also work with data donors and providers to develop collections, and respond to user inquiries in regards to finding, accessing and using Roper Center data files for secondary analysis, and supervise student interns.
This position plays a leading role in supporting long-term management of research data throughout the data lifecycle.
The PCF are looking to appoint an Image Preservation and Management Consultant
Image Preservation and Management consultancy role: The Public Catalogue Foundation (PCF)
The Public Catalogue Foundation (PCF) would like to appoint a consultant to assess the organisation's image management and preservation needs as it develops plans for the HLF-funded ‘Your Sculpture’ project and a new website, Art UK
The consultant will be required to: assess the PCF's current image preservation and management; produce a set of specifications and initial costings for image preservation, providing advice on which systems are required for ensuring we have the best practice in this area; provide advice on how the PCF should manage the storage and daily access of the range of image files that we have now and in the future, taking into account that the Your Sculpture project will generate a large volume of new digital media, including 2D image files, 3D image files and video over the next five years.
The specifications and estimated costs will be used by the PCF as part of the second-round application to the Heritage Lottery Fund for the Your Sculpture project Delivery Phase.
To receive a full copy of the brief (with payment details, deadlines, etc.) and further details of the project, please email the Project Manager, Katey Goodwin.
More information about the ‘Your Sculpture’ project can be found here: https://yoursculpture.wordpress.com/about/
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