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Collections Assistant (ACIU Project)

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Historic Environment Scotland Expired
Edinburgh / Lothians, UK

We are currently recruiting for 2 positions for Collections Assistant (ACIU Project) with Historic Environment Scotland, based at HES Seven Hills. This is a fixed term and pensionable appointment until 31st March 2024.

As a Collections Assistant (ACIU), you will prepare records for digitisation to prescribed standards, and will ensure that sufficient record is available for digitisation using robotically-operated digitisation workstations. You will load, unload and program workstations and prepare records for return to remote storage upon satisfactory completion of digitisation and undertake metadata creation tasks.

Key responsibilities, duties and objectives

  • Create digital images by scanning original aerial imagery, and associated records, for the DOS Project
  • Ensure the quality of digital images produced meet NCAP standards for the creation of digital surrogates.
  • Undertake post-processing work including the creation of metadata to NCAP standards.
  • Work to and meet production targets and deadlines.
  • Maintain and update administrative records associated with the digitisation workflow, notably process tracking systems.
  • Process original archival records to NCAP record-handling standards so as to minimise risk of damage to the unique historical records.
You will be assessed against these competencies during our selection process.

Core Competencies:

  • Delivering excellent Service – Demonstrating a commitment to quality services
  • Teamwork - Contributing to and supporting working together
  • Planning and Organising - Putting plans and resources in place to achieve results
  • Communication - Communicating appropriately and clearly
  • Knowledge & Expertise - Applying and developing knowledge and expertise to achieve results

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Employer: Historic Environment Scotland (@HistEnvScot)
Location: Edinburgh / Lothians, UK
Posted Date: 13/04/2023
Expiry Date: 05/06/2023
Type: Contract
Categories: Librarian / Information Professional / Archivist, Metadata / Taxonomy Designer
Ref: DN-JB-1255
Added by: DAM News Administrator
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