|Salary:||£30,502 to £36,386 per annum, pro-rata - Grade 6|
|Placed On:||29th March 2023|
|Closes:||21st April 2023|
Bodleian Digital Library Systems and Services (BDLSS) are seeking a Metadata Analyst specialising in Hebrew collections to work on a major project to improve the discovery of Bodleian manuscript and archival holdings. The Bodleian Libraries hold one of the foremost collections of Hebrew manuscripts in the world and the Metadata Analyst will work on improvements to Hebrew authorities data in order to surface information about people and places to end users of the Bodleian’s catalogues and finding aids.
You will analyse, structure and encode existing authorities data, including clustering, reconciliation and normalization. You will collaborate with colleagues in Asian and Middle Eastern Collections and BDLSS to ensure consistency and compatibility of data with the Hebrew TEI catalogue (https://hebrew.bodleian.ox.ac.uk) and will contribute to further creation and development of collections content where required.
You will have proven skills or experience in Hebrew and Judaica studies and will have a strong reading knowledge of Hebrew. You will have very strong IT skills and be comfortable working with digital data, as well as being able to acquire new technical skills quickly. You will be highly organised with excellent analytical and problem-solving skills and be able to work both independently and cooperatively with colleagues
This is a fixed-term, part-time post, working 18.75 hours per week. Flexible working arrangements, e.g. some remote working, may be possible.
You will be required to upload your CV and a supporting statement as part of your online application. Your supporting statement should list each of the essential and desirable selection criteria, as listed in the job description, and explain how you meet each one.
Our staff and students come from all over the world, and we proudly promote a friendly and inclusive culture. Diversity is positively encouraged, through diverse groups and champions, as well as a number of family-friendly policies, such as the right to apply for flexible working and support for staff returning from periods of extended absence, for example shared parental leave.
Only applications received online before 12:00 midday (GMT/BST) on Friday 21 April 2023 can be considered. Interviews are expected to take place during the week commencing 8 May 2023.
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