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Humanist Archives: Feb. 28, 2022, 6:26 a.m. Humanist 35.557 - digital asset manager (Athens)

              Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 35, No. 557.
        Department of Digital Humanities, University of Cologne
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        Date: 2022-02-27 12:58:42+00:00
        From: Jonathan Prag <jonathan.prag@MERTON.OX.AC.UK>


The British School at Athens (BSA), an institute for advanced research
in the humanities and social sciences, seeks a full-time Digital Asset
Manager to help the BSA realise the ambitious goals of standardising and
integrating its administrative, research and outreach data into a
central database using Axiell Software’s EMu system through the rigorous
development and application of standards and working effectively across
all BSA departments, encouraging best practice and the adoption of
appropriate digital workflows. The post is available on a one-year
fixed-term contract.

The post of the Digital Asset Manager is both technical and
administrative with an important focus on positive interaction with all
data creators and users.

The Digital Asset Manager will organise and manage the work of one
full-time data analyst intern, implementing across the BSA the data
model that has been designed. They will also work closely with the IT
Officer (0.8 FTE) who is responsible for maintaining the IT
infrastructure of the BSA (hardware, servers), software, and website.

You will be capable of working both independently and in creative teams,
combining academic, administrative and technical tasks in a flexible
manner, and seeking imaginative solutions to complex problems. You will
have at least an MA or MSc or equivalent industry experience either in
computer science or digital humanities, combined with experience in
Archaeology or in a field of Hellenic Studies as covered by the BSA’s
mission statement ( <>), or an MA / MSc
in Archaeology or a field of Hellenic Studies combined with strong
skills and practical experience in data management.  Proven ability to
communicate in English is essential, while high competence to do so in
Greek is desirable.

The salary will be up to €34,000, plus health insurance. The position is
available from 1 May 2022 or as soon as possible thereafter. A
probationary period will apply. Residence in Athens (Greece) is a

Further information is available at

Informal enquiries about the post may be addressed to the BSA Director,
Professor John Bennet ( <>).


Applications should be submitted through this link
<> by *Friday 25 March 2022*.

Applicants should supply the following: –

   * A covering letter (of no more than two pages), giving the
     applicant’s contact details, outlining the reasons for applying,
     giving details of supporting enclosures, and summarising the
     applicant’s principal qualifications for the job;
   * A curriculum vitae, giving details of past employment, academic and
     other qualifications, and other relevant experience;
   * The names, addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses of two
     referees, whom the candidate has contacted in advance and who have
     agreed to supply letters of reference. Referees will automatically
     receive on submission of your application an email asking them to
     send their reference letters via a link provided by the closing date.

Tania Gerousi | School Administrator| British School at Athens
Souedias 52 | 10676 Athens | Greece
T:+30 211 1022 802 | F: +30 211 1022 803

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