20 November 2019


Grade 4 (£19,612 - £23,754) or Grade 5 (£22,417- £29,176)


The Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) seeks to employ an Administration Officer to fill a newly created post within an expanding organization.

This is an exciting opportunity to work in a high-profile and wide-ranging administrative role.  Recruitment will be to the DPC offices at Glasgow University and is available immediately.  The post is offered on a full-time basis for twelve months in the first instance.

The Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) is an international not for profit membership organization, based in Glasgow, whose mission is to ensure a secure digital legacy.  Our member organizations are located throughout the world and include libraries, museums, universities, companies and public bodies. We enable our members to deliver resilient long-term access to digital content and services, helping them to derive enduring value from digital assets and raising awareness of the strategic, cultural and technological challenges they face. 

We achieve our aims through advocacy, community engagement, workforce development, capacity-building, good practice and good governance.

You will work to enable the smooth and efficient operation of this growing, strategically important and international membership organization.  You will provide administrative support for operational and project delivery across the organization with the goal of ensuring closer and more productive collaboration among the coalition’s 95 members, partners and allies.

Employment will be under standard conditions articulated in the DPC staff handbook.  The DPC’s staffing structure is tied to the UK Academic salary scales.  The post is offered at either Grade 4 (points 11-18 £19,612 - £23,754) or Grade 5 (points 16-25 £22,417- £29,176) depending on experience. The successful candidate will be appointed at a point on the scale consistent with previous employment and skills.  Cost of living increases will follow those agreed each year at the University of Glasgow. Increments will be available depending on performance, appraised annually.  The DPC makes contributions into a private pension scheme for employees which should be matched by personal contributions from the employee.  DPC staff are entitled to 30 days annual holiday, excluding public holidays.  The post holder will be expected to work 37.5 hours per week. There may be times when staff are required to work extra hours to deliver to tight deadlines or before a special event or project milestone.  Wherever possible, additional hours worked will be compensated by time off in lieu.

Some travel within the UK and overseas will be required.

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