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Vacancy at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD): Library & Archives Information Manager

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Created on Thursday, 02 July 2015 16:38

Library & Archives Information Manager

Location: France, various locations: La Muette, Boulogne and Sèvres
Salary: 3 229 EUR per month (depending on experience)
Position Type: Two year fixed term (with possibility of renewal)
Closing Date: 19th August 2015
Interviews: Paris, between 31 Aug - 1 Sept
Job Reference Number: 09986

The OECD’s mission – Better Policies for Better Lives – is to promote policies that will improve the economic and social well-being of people around the world. The Organisation provides a unique forum in which governments work together to share experiences on what drives economic, social and environmental change, seeking solutions to common problems.

The Digital, Knowledge and Information Service in the Executive Directorate (EXD/DKI) provides digital solutions to support and enhance the OECD’s global role in building knowledge, communicating with the world and interacting with governments to inform and influence policy making. EXD/DKI is recruiting an Information Manager who will report to a team leader in the Knowledge and Information Management Unit.

Please visit the website for more information and to apply for this position

For more information about the OECD, visit the website


Vacancy at The British Library: Digital Preservation Intern

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Created on Tuesday, 30 June 2015 16:45

Digital Preservation Internship at the British Library

Location: Boston Spa, Yorkshire
Salary: £7.85 per hour (UK Living Wage)
Position Type: Full time (36 hours per week)
Duration: 6 month Internship (to be completed on or before 31 March 2016)
Closing Date: 8th July 2015
Interview Date: 16th July 2015

The British Library is pleased to be able to offer an internship opportunity in the Library’s Digital Preservation Team. The intern will contribute to activities associated with the Library’s 2013 – 2016 Digital Preservation Strategy and the post-holder will work closely with colleagues on a project to preserve legacy content acquired on hand held media as part of a hybrid acquisition (i.e. part digital, part physical). The placement will involve desk research and content analysis around digital preservation and sustainability issues, as well as practical work to identify, locate and retrieve content. Other opportunities will exist to learn about different aspects of the digital preservation team’s work, as well as our engagement with external expert digital preservation organisations and partners.

The internship is particularly well suited to candidates or recent graduates of a library/archives/information science degree course.

Please visit the website for further information on this position and to download a job description.

To apply, please visit www.bl.uk/careers www.bl.uk/careers quoting vacancy ref: COL00209.


Invitation for submission of expression of interest (EOI) from United Nations Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals (UN-MICT)

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Created on Thursday, 25 June 2015 22:41

Vendor to supply preservation and management of digital archives system required by UN-MICT

Location: Arusha, Tanzania and The Hague, Netherlands
Date Published: 24th June 2015
Closing date: 16 July 2015
EOI Number: EOIUNMICT11199

United Nations Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals (UN-MICT) request expressions of interest from vendors who can supply, implement and maintain a system for the long-term preservation and management of digital archives in compliance with the Open Archival Information System (OAIS) framework.

Companies can only participate in solicitations of the UN Secretariat after completing their registration (free of charge) at the United Nations Global Marketplace


Vacancy at EDINA: Software Engineer

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Created on Tuesday, 23 June 2015 16:21

Software Engineer

Location: Central Edinburgh
Salary: £31,342 - £37,394 per annum
Position Type: Full Time (Open ended)
Closing Date: Monday 13 July 2015 at 5pm

EDINA, the Jisc centre for digital expertise & online service delivery at the University of Edinburgh, are recruiting a Software Engineer/Java Web Developer to work on a state-of-the-art service delivering maps, geospatial data and geographic information to researchers and students across the UK.

EDINA's Digimap Service provides online access to a wide range of topographic and subject-specific mapping and map data, including geology, hydrographic, historical and contemporary Ordnance Survey maps. It has around 50,000 users and delivers over 21 million maps and 20TB of data per year. The successful candidate will be tasked with keeping this complex service running, as well as contributing to the evolution and development of this and other online services in a rapidly changing environment.

For more information and to apply, follow the link 


The National Archives has issued an invitation to tender for a two-part study

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Created on Tuesday, 23 June 2015 14:41

Scoping Study for The National Archives 

Location: Kew, Surrey
Date Published: 10th June 2015
Deadline: Midday, 9th July 2015
Submit proposals to: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

The National Archives (TNA) is inviting bids to produce a two-part study concentrating on the changing needs of academic users across sectors and to scope the current and future research landscape. This study is required to identify these changing needs, to clarify TNA’s current offer to those sectors and to assess how well equipped TNA is in terms of current resources and skills to address those needs and wants. The successful supplier will work in conjunction with those running relevant TNA initiatives in order to ensure that their viewpoints and needs are taken into consideration, and that duplication and overlap are avoided.

The study will comprise of two parts:

1) Responding to the changing needs of the academic and research sectors

2) Scoping the Research Landscape

The project should be completed by the end of October 2015. Tender submissions will be evaluated on a combination of Price (40%) and Quality of Response (60%).

Please submit any clarification questions to:  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Follow the link for more information on this opportunity.


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