Vacancy for City of Culture Digital Archive Software Developer with University of Hull

  • Job title – City of Culture Digital Archive Software Developer
  • Salary – £32,959 – £38,183 a year
  • Location – University of Hull

The University of Hull is a Principal Partner in the City of Culture 2017 celebration. The City of Culture enterprise is a considerable undertaking that has been led by the City of Culture Company, working with a series of Partners from the City, the region and nationally. The University is contributing considerable value in kind as well as direct input to the City of Culture, including research on the evaluation of the impact of the year and the development of a digital archive as part of the legacy of the cultural activities taking place. The creation of a digital archive for a City of Culture is a new venture in establishing processes and software systems to curate and preserve a wide variety of materials. No such previous archive has been created and the opportunity exists to develop a blueprint for how such archives might be built in the future, as well as contributing to the growing community body of knowledge and expertise on preserving digital materials generated through cultural activity.