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Digital Curator

Vacancy Details


Summary
Salary: £39,000 per annum
Location: St Pancras
Job Type: Permanent
Vacancy Group: Collections
Category: Collection Care, Curation & Conservation
Date Posted: 28/12/2017
Reference: 01683

Description

Full Time, Permanent  

 

The research landscape is changing rapidly in the digital age, with scholars able to ask new types of questions and answer them in novel ways. As one of the British Library’s Digital Curators you will play a role in the exciting transformational steps that will change the way the Library provides access to its collections. You will also assist in the development of programmes to train staff in the opportunities for, and practices of, digital scholarship.


The work will involve tracking developments in digital scholarship, creating partnerships which can support the Library’s strategic objectives and encouraging, supporting and assisting others to realise their vision for integrating digital content into a seamless research experience.

 
You will have a good understanding of digital scholarship, preferably gained from working in a research library, academic or other appropriate environment. You will have excellent information technology skills, including web-based skills and experience of the tools and technologies that support digital scholarship. Excellent Project Management, oral and written communication skills are also essential for this post.



Closing Date: 29 January 2018

Interview Date: 9 February 2018

In order to apply for this vacancy, you must be able to supply the required answers to the following questions:

  • Do you currently have the right to work in the United Kingdom

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Contact Name: Employee Services
Telephone: 01937 882030
Email Address: EmployeeServicesRecruitment@bl.uk

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