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Vacancy at the British Library: Web Archiving Engagement and Liaison Officer
Web Archiving Engagement and Liaison Officer
Location: London, St Pancras
Position Type: Permanent
Specialism: Information Technology
Salary: £37,561 - £43,623 per annum
Closing Date: 19 June 2012.
The British Library has been archiving UK websites of cultural and scholarly importance since 2004 (http://www.webarchive.org.uk/ukwa/). The strategic priorities in web archiving are to engage dynamically with stakeholders and respond to their evolving needs.
In this key post, you will lead on engagement, developing, managing and delivering on an engagement strategy and annual action plan, to help increase efficiency and add value to the Web Archive. Your success will be shown by your ability to raise awareness and increase usage of the web archive, identify and work with new partners, develop relationships with existing stakeholders, create opportunities for collaboration and broker agreements. You will also co-ordinate input into the BL’s public programmes.
You will need to evidence your ability to work with multiple stakeholders, and develop beneficial partnerships whilst working towards the BL’s strategic priorities. You will also need to show your knowledge of new and emerging trends in digital research and the application of new technologies.