Senior Digital Archivist

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Created: September 10, 2013


Senior Digital Archivist Location: London Position Type: Permanent, Full time Salary: £34,104 - £42,686 per annum Telecommute: No Closing Date: 27 September 2013

Would you like to manage digital preservation at the UK Parliament? A rare and exciting opportunity has arisen to play a leading role in managing and developing the digital collections of a major national archive, using cutting-edge facilities. The Parliamentary Archives is seeking a Senior Digital Archivist, who will deliver a comprehensive, exemplary digital preservation function, in order to enable the long-term survival and continued accessibility of its digital collections. You will have operational responsibility for Parliament's state-of-the-art digital repository, and for developing and enacting preservation plans for its content. You will manage the Archives' digital preservation function as a business-as-usual activity, as well as leading the final phase of the Digital Preservation project to its conclusion in March 2015. You will also advise both Houses on all aspects of digital preservation.

You will have an excellent understanding of digital preservation principles and practice, underpinned by substantial practical experience. Enthusiastic, well organized and flexible, you will also have excellent communications, influencing and analytical skills, and be able to work effectively in a collaborative, team-based environment.

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