Vacancy: Digital Preservation Technical Lead at the University of Sheffield

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Bryony Hooper

Mar 28, 2024, 7:56:15 AMMar 28
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Apologies for cross posting.

I would like to draw your attention to the following vacancy at the University of Sheffield:

We have an exciting opportunity in the University Library for a Digital Preservation Technical Lead to enable the active preservation of content transferred to its new Digital Preservation Service and facilitate the long-term discovery of, and access to, key information assets of the University. As part of our five-year plan, the Library has taken the leading role on digital preservation at the University, and this role will play a crucial part in the work to drive forward digital preservation at the University, and develop a service that meets the needs of the information assets, and our community. 

We are seeking candidates with experience of working with digital repository systems that manage and store content and associated metadata, or similar, as well as excellent IT skills, both in using a variety of applications, but also in configuring them. As this role involves supporting the training of stakeholders in the use of the system, effective communication skills and the ability to collaborate with a range of colleagues across the organisation is essential.

Please note that even if your past experience doesn't match perfectly with this role's criteria, your contribution is valuable, and we encourage you to apply. If you would like to informally discuss the role, please do not hesitate in contacting me at 

Job Title: Digital Preservation Technical Lead
Salary Information £37,099 - £45,585 per annum
Contract Type: Fixed-term (18 Months) – Hybrid – Flexible options considered
Closing Date: 7th April
For full details, and how to apply see: and search "Digital Preservation Technical Lead"

Many thanks

Bryony Hooper
Digital Preservation Manager
University of Sheffield Library

At the University of Sheffield we value and encourage flexibility over when, where and how we work. Please do not feel any pressure to respond outside of your own working pattern.

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