|Salary:||£58,832 to £66,964 per annum|
|Placed On:||28th March 2023|
|Closes:||23rd April 2023|
SOAS University of London is the leading Higher Education institution in Europe specialising in the study of Asia, Africa and the Near and Middle East. SOAS University of London is positioned to play a leading role in reimagining higher education globally, with a new strategic plan in place as the basis for the renewal and revitalisation of the School which commits SOAS to both student responsiveness and research intensity. SOAS is moving towards a new model of international partnerships which is responsive to the transnational character of our global challenges.
The SOAS library is one of five National Research Libraries in the UK. SOAS seeks a professional with technical library management systems IT skills. The candidate should be passionate about conservation, archives, digitisation, outreach and journals.
The position advertised is a support role to the Library Director and has the following more specific responsibilities:
The post has oversight of the various library systems – with oversight over the library, archive/gallery and digital collections management systems. The post will coordinate all library systems and liaise with SOAS IT and related vendors to provide state of the art support for the whole library’s IT needs. Coordinates library statistics holistically for the whole library.
The position requires oversight of the prized Brunei Gallery and its exhibitions with both inward [promoting SOAS academics and resources] and outward focus [ focussing on bringing the best from the world to SOAS].
Special Collections, Digitization and Conservation
SOAS has a prized archival collection, and this position manages the related staff for the archive, conservation, preservation, digitisation and access to the collection.
The library has vibrant outreach events – hosting some 30-35 programs. The person appointed will work with a team to design and deliver the program.
Manages the universities journals team and SOAS publishes four journals presently.
As leading research library, we undertake to support students, researchers and the global community we are tasked to serve.
You can find further information on the key criteria for the role in the Job Description and Person Specification, along with a full list of duties and responsibilities, which can be found on the SOAS website.
Closing date: 23rd April 2023.
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'Successful candidates will need to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK or have limited leave to remain in the UK and associated right to work for the duration of their employment with SOAS, in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006'. ‘Successful candidates must be based in the UK for the duration of their contract.’ based
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