SGSAH Assistant Digital Curator

University of Glassgow
February 19, 2024
Offerd Salary:£22,681 - £25,138
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SGSAH Assistant Digital Curator

Job purpose

To curate digital content from the SGSAH PhD community for an online Research Showcase and assist with the creation and promotion of digital content more broadly for SGSAH.

Main duties and responsibilities

1. Curate content for SGSAH's online Research Showcases and online exhibitions (images, audio and text).

2. Support efforts to promote new and existing digital resources to attract new audiences and better reach existing audiences.

3. Liaise with SGSAH team to support Alumni Engagement strategy.

4. Work closely with the Media and Communication administrator to develop social media content to promote SGSAH in the arts & humanities more widely.

5. Ensure all digital information is accurate and current, and compliant with copyright legislation.

6. Liaise regularly with the SGSAH team on content planning.

Knowledge, Qualifications, Skills and Experience



A1 This post is open to doctoral researchers in the Arts & Humanities, enrolled at an SGSAH member HEI.



C1 Ability to undertake assigned tasks in a timely manner and to an acceptable standard.

C2 Knowledge of digital research data and digital curation.

C3 Excellent communication skills.

C4 High standard of accuracy in presentation, attention to detail and thoroughness.

C5 Effective planning, organising and prioritising in order to respond to changing pressures or requirements.

C6 Initiative and judgement to resolve problems independently e.g. quality control, managing difficulties in diversity of content.


D1 Ability to use

D2 Experience of web editing and content development.

D3 Experience transforming new digital objects from the original.



E1Experience using initiative and judgement to resolve problems independently.

E2 Ability to communicate clearly, clarifying requirements, responding to colleagues and stakeholders.

E3 Experience of using online resources to reach different communities.

E4 Experience of working independently within a larger team.


F1 Experience of developing a research-focused public facing output.

F2 Understanding relevance of health and safety policies and procedures relative to the role, and the quality standards and outputs required.


This post is open to doctoral researchers in the Arts & Humanities, enrolled at an SGSAH member HEI.

The appointed Digital Curator will report to the Partnerships and Placements Manager of SGSAH. We expect the postholders to work largely remotely with occasional in-person meetings and assistance with in-person events if/when relevant.

Application Process

Shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview and asked to do a short task in advance.

Interviews will be undertaken in March 2024.

Terms and Conditions

Salary will be Grade 4, £22,681 - £25,138 per annum pro rata.

These posts are part time (5 hours per week) and fixed term for up to 6 months. One post will cover 1 May 2024 to 31 October 2024 and the other 1 November 2024 – 30 April 2025.

As part of Team UofG you will be a member of a world changing, inclusive community, which values ambition, excellence, integrity and curiosity.

As a valued member of our team, you can expect:

1 A warm welcoming and engaging organisational culture, where your talents are developed and nurtured, and success is celebrated and shared.

2 An excellent employment package with generous terms and conditions including 41 days of leave for full time staff, pension - pensions handbook https: // www., benefits and discount packages.

3 A flexible approach to working.

4 A commitment to support your health and wellbeing, including a free 6-month UofG Sport membership for all new staff joining the University https: // www.

We believe that we can only reach our full potential through the talents of all. Equality, diversity and inclusion are at the heart of our values. Applications are particularly welcome from across our communities and in particular people from the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) community, and other protected characteristics who are under-represented within the University. Read more on how the University promotes and embeds all aspects of equality and diversity within our community https: // www.

We endorse the principles of Athena Swan https: // www. and hold bronze, silver and gold awards across the University.

We are investing in our organisation, and we will invest in you too. Please visit our website https: // www. for more information.

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