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Vacancies

Vacancy for City of Culture Digital Archive Software Developer with University of Hull - deadline extended to 30th Nov

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  • Job title - City of Culture Digital Archive Software Developer
  • Salary - £32,959 - £38,183 a year
  • Location - University of Hull
  • Deadline for applications extended to 30th November 2016

The University of Hull is a Principal Partner in the City of Culture 2017 celebration. The City of Culture enterprise is a considerable undertaking that has been led by the City of Culture Company, working with a series of Partners from the City, the region and nationally. The University is contributing considerable value in kind as well as direct input to the City of Culture, including research on the evaluation of the impact of the year and the development of a digital archive as part of the legacy of the cultural activities taking place. The creation of a digital archive for a City of Culture is a new venture in establishing processes and software systems to curate and preserve a wide variety of materials. No such previous archive has been created and the opportunity exists to develop a blueprint for how such archives might be built in the future, as well as contributing to the growing community body of knowledge and expertise on preserving digital materials generated through cultural activity. 

 

Assistant Archivist (9 month maternity cover) with Bank of England

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  • Job title - Assistant Archivist
  • Organisation - Secretary's Department, Bank of England
  • Location - London
  • Type - maternity cover

To cover a period of maternity leave starting in March 2017 the Bank of England Archive is looking to recruit a cataloguing archivist to work on a varied collection of material from one of the Bank’s core areas, Financial Stability. The Archive is currently moving from a 30 to 20 year-release period in line with The National Archives and is now processing records from the mid-1980s to the late 1990s. This period covers significant developments within the Bank and in the wider economy, including changes in the operation of monetary policy, bank failures, ‘Big Bang’, privatisation, alteration to supervisory arrangements, central bank independence, and much more. Files from the Financial Stability area reflect many of these activities, and will be consulted by internal and external users. 

Reporting to the Archive Manager, the post will make a critical contribution to the achievement of the Archive’s cataloguing objectives and through this, will aid the wider understanding of the Bank and its work.

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Technical Infrastructure Architect Vacancy at National Records of Scotland

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  • Type: Full time, Permanent 
  • Location: Edinburgh
  • Salary: £34,919 - £42,220 (ICT Pay Supplement* £4,000 per annum p.r.)
  • Hours: Around 42 per week
  • Reference: IRC36068
  • Closing Date: 25 November 2016 at midnight

About the Post

The Technical Infrastructure Architect will design and deliver a multi-petabyte digital solution that will preserve Scotland’s digital history in perpetuity. The successful candidate will have knowledge and experience of systems architecture and design including the use of open source operating systems and software and will have a successful track record in the design and implementation of ICT Infrastructure.

   

Projects Conservator Vacancy with University of Edinburgh

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  • Job Title: Projects Conservator (University Collections Facility)
  • Type: Full time, Fixed-term 12 months
  • Vacancy Reference: 037797 
  • Location: The Library Annexe, South Gyle, Edinburgh
  • Salary: £26,829 to £31,076 per annum
  • Closing Date: 15 November 2016, 5pm (GMT)


About the Role

We are seeking a full time Projects Conservator to work on a major collections rationalisation project in connection with the development of the University Collections Facility at South Gyle. Based at South Gyle and the Main Library in George Square, you will be required to address the preventive and interventive conservation needs of rare books and archive collections. We are looking for a highly motivated individual who holds a good honours degree or equivalent relevant experience with a conservation or preservation focus. Comprehensive knowledge of conservation working practices and procedures is essential, as is attention to detail, communication skills and commitment to long-term professional development. This role will form part of a team of five new project posts being created to work on this key project. The project is crucial in ensuring the ongoing stability and discover-ability of collections and presents an excellent opportunity to gain relevant work experience within a dynamic and supportive work environment.

 

Project Archivist Vacancy with University of Edinburgh

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  • Job Title: Project Archivist (Appraisal and Collections Review)
  • Type: Full time, Fixed-term 12 months
  • Vacancy Reference: 037798 
  • Location: The Library Annexe, South Gyle, Edinburgh
  • Salary: £32,004 to £38,183 per annum
  • Closing Date: 15 November 2016, 5pm (GMT)

About the Role

We are looking to appoint a fixed term project post to work on a major collections rationalisation project in connection with the development of the University Collections Facility at South Gyle. Based at South Gyle and the Main Library in George Square you will be required to facilitate the evaluation and rationalisation of collections material. We are looking for a highly motivated professional archivist with prior experience of archives, library or collections work. The ability to work using own initiative is an essential as is accuracy and attention to detail and the possession of excellent communication skills. This role will form part of a team of five new project posts being created to work on this key project. The project is crucial in ensuring the ongoing stability and discoverability of collections and presents an excellent opportunity to gain relevant work experience within a dynamic and supportive work environment.

   

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