Digital Collections Officer

| £23,715 - £27,131

Employer: University of Wales Trinity Saint David
Sector/Specialism: IT

Digital Collections Officer

Swansea/ Carmarthen or Lampeter Campus but should be able and prepared to work at other locations as necessary

£23,715 - £27,131 per annum


The University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD) is an employment-focused university, dedicated to ensuring students from diverse backgrounds develop the academic knowledge and practical skills to thrive.

We offer innovative teaching, state-of-the-art equipment and superb support across a wide range of learning locations and courses.

What’s more, we were listed as 13th for teaching quality in the Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022 and 8th in the UK for ‘Social Inclusion’ in this league table this year.

We are now looking for a Digital Collections Officer to join our Swansea/ Carmarthen or Lampeter campus on a full time, permanent basis.


The focus of this role will be on day-to-day support and maintenance of the external supplier platforms hosting the University’s digital collections, assisting with the library’s web page content and the routine administration of self-service and security technologies supporting the library collections. The post holder will be expected to work effectively and pro-actively without constant supervision.


To be considered as a Digital Collections Officer, you will need to be:
- Educated to a very good standard of general education, e.g. at least GCSE level or equivalent
- Qualification in information technology, computing or related discipline
- Evidence of IT Literacy and recent working experience of using core IT systems, e.g. Web-based applications, Microsoft Office
- Evidence of taking initiative and responsibility for tasks to meet targets and deadlines
- Evidence of ability to produce detailed and accurate work
- Ability to demonstrate self-motivation and the ability to work unsupervised
- Evidence of effective team working / working with others
- Evidence of using questioning skills to identify good solutions
- Ability to demonstrate a positive approach to personal learning and development
- Be able and prepared to work flexibly, including travel between campuses and locations when required

It would also be beneficial if you had:

- A degree or equivalent higher level qualification in information technology, computing or related discipline
- Experience of administering web-based subscription platforms
- Recent experience of web page editing, and a basic knowledge of web programming languages
- Experience of user experience (UX) design and testing methodologies
- Knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and laws
- Experience with data analysis and data visualisation technologies
- Previous experience of working in Higher Education
- Experience of working with library systems or technologies
- Ability to communicate through the medium of Welsh (oral and written).

So, if you feel you could thrive and make an impact as our Digital Collections Officer, please apply via the button shown.

Please note, this application process does not include the option to submit a CV. Therefore, your application will be assessed based on your answers to the application questions only and, in particular, your Supporting Statement.

Closing date: 28th February 2023, 11:59pm