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Date:         Wed, 15 Oct 2008 06:34:49 +0100
From: Humanist Discussion Group <willard.mccarty-AT-MCCARTY.ORG.UK>
Subject: 22.270 job at UCC, Cork, Ireland
To: humanist-AT-Princeton.EDU

               Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 22, No. 270.
       Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
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         Date: Wed, 15 Oct 2008 06:18:13 +0100
         From: Humanist Discussion Group <>
         Subject: job opening, Library Project Officer, UCC

Library Digital Project Officer

Dept. of Special Collection, Archives & Repository Services

UCC Library

(2-year wholetime contract post)

Applications are invited for the contract post of Digital Project
Officer in the Boole Library.  Reporting to the Head of Special
Collections, Archives and Repository Services, the purpose of the post
is to undertake project related duties for a two year period.  Specific
projects will include The George Boole Digitisation Project, the
Villiers Stuart Listing and Digitisation Project, and the maintenance
and development of the authorised Frank O’Connor Website.  The Project
Officer will aid these and future projects through a variety of core
digital humanities tasks, including designing and implementing text
encoding workflows, maintaining relational databases, and web publishing
and/or other appropriate encoding methodologies.
It will be the role of a Digital Project Officer to undertake the task
of digitising material from source collections. The material exists in a
wide variety of formats and types, all of which require specialised care
and handling during the process. The agreed deliverables of the project
shall include a body of digitised content incorporating all relevant
media types; a prototype, web enabled database with additional
functionality and a comprehensive report noting regulatory, costing and
other issues.
Applicants must have excellent IT skills in the context of digitization,
appropriate skills and experience in digitisation, and a third level
qualification. The successful candidate will have the ability to work
with library and academic staff, and students to develop and apply
technological tools for research needs.  The successful candidate will
also be self-motivated, resourceful and enthusiastic with excellent
communication and interpersonal skills and will be expected to operate
in a goal orientated environment.

Salary: within the ranges Euro 41,243 -  Euro 51,254 (new entrants) 
depending on qualifications and experience.

Please see for more details
Completed application forms should be returned to:
Department of Human Resources, University College Cork, College Road, Cork
Tel: 021 4903073/Fax 021 4276995 / Email:
   Closing Date: Friday 24th October 2008

Crónán Ó Doibhlin,
Head of Special Collections, Archives and Repository Services,
Boole Library,
University College Cork,
Tel: (021) 4903185


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