Metadata Digitisation Officer

Richmond, London
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Created: August 16, 2015


 Metadata Digitisation Officer
Royal Botanic Gardens,Kew - Library Art and Archives (LAA)
Location: Richmond
Salary: £17,729 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Contract / Temporary
Placed on: 14th August 2015
Closes: 2nd September 2015
Full-time, fixed-term contract, 51 weeks from start date
Kew Gardens, Richmond

Kew is the world-leader in plant diversity science, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and a major visitor attraction, that shows the importance of plants in all our lives. Kew’s mission is to inspire and deliver science-based plant conservation worldwide, enhancing the quality of life.

The Library Art and Archives (LAA) at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, are responsible for organising and managing one of the world’s most comprehensive collections of botanical literature, art, illustrations and archives, which form an unparalleled resource for a large and increasingly diverse global user community.

We are seeking to recruit a Metadata Digitisation Officer who will be responsible for inputting metadata onto Kew’s Digital Asset Management System (Digifolia), increasing access to collections, and contributing to the dissemination of botanical knowledge worldwide.

You will have solid communication skills, a broad knowledge of managing data and images, and an ability to work meticulously, with close attention to detail. This is a great opportunity to develop your skills in a unique and inspiring organisation.

Benefits include 30 days holiday per year, a choice of pensions, a flexible benefits scheme as well as a great working environment.

For further information, please visit our website

Closing date: 2 September 2015.

We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from all sections of the community. We guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for the post.

No agencies please.

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