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Vacancy at National Library of Scotland: Digitisation Programme Co-ordinator
Digitsation Programme Co-ordinator
Salary Range:circa £31,788 (subject to change pending a pay and grading review) and Civil Service pension arrangements
Post type: Permanent Full Time
Closing Date: 5th MarchThe National Library of Scotland is seeking applicants for the role of Digitisation Programme Coordinator.
This is an exciting opportunity to help make to internationally renowned collections accessible to the world.
As Digitisation Programme Coordinator at the National Library of Scotland you will lead the Library's digitisation strategy and take responsibility for the management and delivery of our digitisation programme. You will coordinate a team dedicated to making the Library's collections open and accessible to the people of Scotland and the rest of the world, and develop innovative new approaches to digitising our collections for online access. You will have experience of managing digitisation programmes, good knowledge of technical environment for digitisation, and understand the practice and benefits of digitisation of cultural material.
This is a re-advertisement. Previous applicants need not apply.
For more details, and to apply, please visit the NLS vacancy portal at http://www.nls.engageats.co.uk/Welcome.aspx
Vacancy at the United Nations: Information Management Officer (Digital Continuity)
Information Management Officer (Digital Continuity)
Location: United Nations, New York
Salary: P4 (between 67611 and 117425 USD)
Job type: Full time, continuing
Closing Date:60 days from original announcement
This position is located in Department of Management (DM), Office of Central Support Services (OCSS), Archives and Records Management Section. The Information Management Officer will report to the Chief of Section.
Under the direct supervision of the Chief of Section, the Information Management Officer will be responsible for the following duties:
- Contributes to the formulation of policies, procedures, standards and guidelines necessary for long-term management and preservation of the Secretariat’s digital records and archives in institutional repositories;
- Develops and leads the implementation of a digital repository in the Section with associated preservation services, processes and standards.
- Represents the Section, as required, to provide expertise in digital continuity at working groups, task forces and other fora, advocating recordkeeping and/or archives perspectives and standards; manages relationship and liaison with stakeholder business and technology units.
- Conducts research on relevant information technology to implement digital continuity capability in the Section and stakeholder units.
- Evaluates and monitors work programme in the context of the results-based framework; prepares data and recommendations for decision-making and reporting.
- Carries out managerial responsibilities at the unit level relating to compliance with administrative requirements, programme planning, policy and procedure recommendations, budgeting, human resources and facilities management.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
Vacancy at University of Essex UKDA: User Support and Communications Officer, Administrative Data Service
The Administrative Data Service (ADS) is seeking a User Support and Communications Officer to provide communications for the ADS User Services function, and provide front line support for users on queries relating to data acquisition, linking, access, processing, and reporting.
The ADS is part of the Administrative Data Research Network (ADRN), a highly innovative new infrastructure to facilitate linkage and analysis of routinely collected administrative data for research purposes. The ADS will act as the coordinating body for the Network, setting standards and acting as a first point of contact for all stakeholders. The ADRN was announced by the Minister for Universities and Science, David Willetts MP and forms part of a major new government investment in ‘Big Data’.
The successful candidate will have an undergraduate degree, or equivalent, in a relevant data using discipline. You will have excellent written and spoken communication and negotiation skills, and experience with sensitive data. Experience with user engagement or communications activities is essential.
This is a full time, fixed-term position based at the University of Essex until September 2018. Salary will be in the range of £28,132 to £30,728 per annum.
Full details including a job pack are available at the University of Essex website. Closing date is 6 February 2014.
Vacancy at the London School of Economics: Digital Library Manager
Digital Library Manager
Salary Range: £41,451 to £47,992 p.a. inclusive
Full Time, Open-Ended
Closing Date: 23 January 2014
Interview Date: 6 February 2014
The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) is one of the foremost social science universities in the world. The Library of LSE provides one of the best social science collections in any university – supporting the research and teaching of LSE as well as opening its doors to the wider world.
The Digital Library Manager is responsible for the development and delivery of innovative digital library services, including building the collections through the capture of born-digital content and digitisation, digital preservation, and online user experience across the entire web presence of the Library. The post-holder is expected to engage with cutting-edge digital library practice in the wider community and lead the implementation of institutional solutions working with a range of specialists from across the Library.
You will have substantial knowledge and experience of the issues and developments associated with digital collections and services, ideally in an academic, arts or heritage setting. You will be familiar with technological issues but also have the ability to contribute towards strategy and policy and champion a user-led approach to the Library's web and digital content activities. With strong team management skills and the ability to work collaboratively with a wide range of people you will be able to set high standards for the operational delivery of services as well as providing creative leadership as we innovate.
This is a very exciting time for LSE Library Services with the development of our digital library to acquire, preserve and provide public access to digital collections, the introduction of the Women's Library @ LSE – Europe's largest collection of material relating to the lives of women – together with a building modernisation project to enable the library to grow and flourish. This is an opportunity to be an integral part of our emerging web strategy during an exciting period of change.
Digital Repository Lead Developer Vacancy at the National Archives, UK
Monday, 13 January 2014 15:27
The National Archives, UK is currently advertising for a full-time, permanent Lead Developer based in Kew, West London, to deliver our new Digital Repository Infrastructure.
For details see http://tinyurl.com/kv3hme9.
Salary is up to £55,000 with a generous benefits package.
Closing date is Monday 20th January 2014 at midnight.
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