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St Andrews University is advertising two jobs for a Photographic Golf Collection Project Curator and a Photographic Golf Collection Digitisation Officer. The role requirements are: 

Photographic Golf Collection Project Curator - JC1049

Department of Special Collections, University Library, £24,370 - £29,099 per annum, Start: February 2012, Fixed term 4 years, Hours of work - 36.25 per week

We are seeking an individual to fulfil the role of Photographic Golf Collection Project Curator in support of the digitising, cataloguing and exhibition of an extensive golf photography collection over the period of four years from February 2012 to December 2015.   

Within a dynamic department during a time of exciting change, you will work under the direction of the Photographic Archivist. You will be responsible for the systematic cataloguing, intellectual arrangement, interpretation and exhibition of over 200,000 images on the subject of golf. This collection is the work of Lawrence Levy.  In direct support of the promotional and fundraising ambitions of the University, you will curate a series of high-calibre photographic exhibitions which represent the collection’s unique documentation of golf’s history from 1978 to 1994. As part of an externally funded project, you will directly contribute to the creation of access and awareness to an unsurpassed collection of great scale and cultural significance whose character is tied to St Andrews’ place in the world as the home of golf.   

For further details about the project and post please contact Marc Boulay, the Photographic Archivist for the Department of Special Collections via email at mdab@st-andrews.ac.uk or by telephone at 44 (0)1334 462326.

 

Photographic Golf Collection Digitisation Officer - SB1059

University Library, Department of Special Collections, £17,179 - £19,822 per annum, Start: January 2012 or as soon as possible thereafter, Fixed Term: 4 years

The University of St Andrews Library Department of Special Collections is seeking 1 full-time or 2 part-time (one full-time equivalent) staff to fulfill the role of Photographic Golf Collection Digitisation Officer in support of the digitising, archiving, and physical preservation of an extensive golf photography collection over the period of four years from January 2012 to December 2015. 

Within a dynamic department during a time of exciting change, the post-holder(s) will work under the direction of the Photographic Archivist. They will be responsible for the systematic preventive conservation, digitisation, physical arrangement, and electronic record creation of over 200,000 images on the subject of golf. As part of an externally-funded project, the post-holder(s) will directly contribute to the creation of access and awareness to an unsurpassed collection of great scale and cultural significance whose character is tied to St Andrews’ place in the world as the home of golf. 

For further details about the project and post please contact Marc Boulay, the Photographic Archivist for the Department of Special Collections via email at mdab@st-andrews.ac.uk or by telephone at 44 (0)1334 462326.    

Ref No: SB1059
Closing Date: 8 December 2011

Fuller details are here: https://www.vacancies.st-andrews.ac.uk/login.aspx?enc=vDVLPY6BrOnmx...

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