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Digital Archives & Collections Implementation Manager


Academic Development and Services
London College of Communication - Elephant and Castle
Full time
Library Services
Fixed Term
1 year

17 October 2017 23:55

£37, 265 - £44, 708
We are looking for someone 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. 

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


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 pro cesses (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, we offer a competitive employment package including a salary that reflects working in London; an attractive pension scheme; and a commitment to your continuing personal and career development in an environment that encourages creativity, diversity and excellence. Relocation assistance is available.

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

At UAL, everyone's identity matters. We are committed to creating a supportive and inclusive environment for all our diverse students, staff, and the creative and cultural sector partners with whom we engage. We aim to take every opportunity to progress equality and diversity, and celebrate the enrichment this brings to our community.

Candidates are advised to submit applications early to avoid disappointment as we reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the advertised closing date.

This opportunity is closed to applications.