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Visual Resources Digitisation Officer – Job Vacancy

Visual Resources Digitisation Officer (FIXED TERM CONTRACT)
5 months (1.0 FTE) or 10 months (0.5 FTE)


Salary: £27,318to £30,748 pa based on 1.0 FTE
Location: Farnham
Ref: 10-LIBR143-02
The University for the Creative Arts has campuses at Canterbury, Epsom, Farnham, Maidstone and Rochester and is home to 6,500 students from over 70 countries studying on courses in fashion, graphics, design, media, fine art and architecture.

The Imagio project is a Library and Learning Services project funded by the University to support teaching and learning.

Phase one of the project produced a policy and technical framework for the capture and storage of digital images. The Visual Resources Digitisation Officer will be responsible for the implementation and dissemination of phase two: the creation of a digital still image resource for use by academic staff.

This newly created post provides an exciting opportunity for someone wishing to gain experience in the development of digital image databases within an HE library setting.

It would suit a candidate with initiative who enjoys interacting and liaising with a wide-range of people.

Candidates should have a professional qualification in librarianship or information science with library experience, preferably in the HE sector. Experience of visual resources in a creative HE environment, and digitisation skills would be an advantage, as would a knowledge of copyright and IPR.

Application forms, Vacancy Summary and further information relating to the University for the Creative Arts are available for download or alternatively contact the Human Resources Department via email or on 01252 892681 (24 hours -quoting the relevant reference).

The closing date for receipt of applications is 25 February 2010

Interviews will be held on week commencing 08 March 2010

We value the diversity of our organisation and welcome applicants from all sections of the community.

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