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Part Time (21 hours 36mins per week) Fixed Term until 4 th August 2019.

As a Senior Imaging Technician you will be responsible for the production of high quality digital images for the Publishing department. A keen eye for Quality and an excellent understanding of the importance of productivity andservice delivery is key to the role.

As a successful candidates will be able to evidence the essential requirements for the role. You will have a good knowledge and expertise of imaging software such as the Adobe Creative Cloud suite of products and digitisation capture software such as Phase One etc. You will be familiar with Apple Mac systems in a creative environment and have colour management knowledge and experience - The application of ICC profiles, their purpose in an image capture workflow and the standards involved in their use.

You will have a 'can do' approach, and be flexible and adaptable attitude to change; willing to take on a range of duties which may change over time in response to the position needs. You will have good oral and written skills, as well as strong interpersonal skills and be able to deal with colleagues at all grades effectively.

A professional photographic qualification or similar [e.g. City and Guilds or BTEC] would be an advantage or a willingness to obtain such qualification as part of the role or have previous experience in a photographic role.

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As one of the world's great libraries, our duty is to preserve the nation's intellectual memory for the future. At presentwe have well over 150 million items, in most known languages, with three million new items added every year. We have manuscripts, maps, newspapers, magazines, prints and drawings, music scores, and patents. We operate the world's largest document delivery service providing millions of items a year to customers all over the world. What matters to us is that we preserve the national memory and enable knowledge to be created both now and in the future.

In return we offer a competitive salary and a number of excellent benefits. Our pension scheme is one of the most valuable benefits we offer, as our staff can become members of the Alpha Pension Scheme where the Library contributes 20.9%. Another significant benefit the Library provides is the provision of a flexible working hours scheme which could allow you to work your hours flexibly over the week and to take up to 5 days flexi leave in a 3 month period. This is on top of 25 days holiday from entry and public and privilege holidays.

Closing date: 17 th February 2019

Interview date: TBC

Disability Confident

We are a Disability Confident employer, and make a commitment to recruit and support disabled people. We guarantee an interview for disabled candidates who meet the minimum (essential) requirements for a vacancy.

In order to apply for this vacancy, you must be able to supply the required answers to the following questions:
  • Do you currently have the right to work in the United Kingdom
  • Are you currently a British Library employee or agency member of staff?

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