Digital Archives & Collections Implementation Manager


Digital Archives & Collections Implementation Manager

We are looking for a digital archive specialist to play a key role in the implementation and development of a newly procured digital asset management and preservation system at University of the Arts London. The role sits within Library Services, focussing on digital archives and special collections, with overall project management and business analysis provided by UAL IT Services.

Why choose us?

University of the Arts London is a vibrant world centre for innovation, drawing together six Colleges with international reputations in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts.

Every position within the University plays an important part in shaping future creative professionals, and impacts on the future of so many creative industries. Library Services is a University-wide department delivering high-quality services in support of teaching, learning and research.

Your profile

You will have the drive, technical and communication skills to lead the implementation of a new system in a complex environment, with multiple stakeholders, as well as substantial knowledge and experience of trends and issues associated with digital collections and services, in an academic or heritage sector.

You will have experience and knowledge of working with digital collections, digital asset management and preservation systems and awareness of leading-edge developments in this area. Your technical skills will include knowledge and experience of web and application development technologies (Java, APIs and JSON) as well as development processes (Agile, configuration, customisation, open source development and UX design).

This is an opportunity for an individual to play a leading role in a significant project to implement Digital Archives & Collections at UAL.

In return, University of the Arts London offers an attractive pension and a commitment to your continuing personal development and training in an environment that encourages excellence, creativity and diversity. Relocation assistance is available.

If you have any queries you may contact ADS Recruitment Team via email or telephone: 020 7514 9627.

Contract: Temporary/Contract
Hours: Full Time
Region: London
Location: London
Salary: £37,265 - £44,708
Closing Date: October 17, 2017
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