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Archivist- National Centre for Computer Animation (NCCA) (0.2 FTE, Fixed-Term)

Key information

Salary: Starting salary from £30,046 - £34,804 per annum (pro rata) with progression opportunities to £38,017

Date advertised: Tuesday, February 16, 2021

Closing date: Tuesday, March 16, 2021 - midnight

Please quote reference: FMC219

Bournemouth University’s vision is worldwide recognition as a leading university for inspiring learning, advancing knowledge and enriching society through the fusion of education, research and practice. Our highly skilled and creative workforce is comprised of individuals drawn from a broad cross section of the globe, who reflect a variety of backgrounds, talents, perspectives and experiences that help to build our global learning community.

The Faculty of Media and Communication at Bournemouth University is one of the largest of its kind in the world and has a global reputation for combining research and teaching practice. The National Centre for Computer Animation (NCCA) is the leading centre for teaching production and research in computer animation and digital effects. In 2011 BU was awarded a Queen's Anniversary Prize for the NCCA's 'World Class' teaching.

The NCCA is seeking to recruit an enthusiastic, experienced and self-motivated Archivist.  You will manage, preserve and to provide access to the University archives and will develop the archive as a key research resource in line with best practice and standards.  You will give professional input into the University’s records management strategy.

As a qualified and experienced archivist, you will utilise your excellent people skills to liaise between library teams, Faculty contacts and other professional services.  You will support the NCCA Archive Collection research bids that use archive material and develop strategies and practical methods for optimising the existing collections as research material.

Applications for this part-time position are welcome from experienced, professional archivists seeking to develop their experience with research support and student engagement.

This position does not meet the eligibility requirements for sponsorship under the Skilled Worker Route within the UK Visa and Immigration service’s Points Based System.  Therefore, BU will not be able to sponsor individuals who require permission to work to carry out this position.  

This post is available part-time for 0.2 FTE and on a fixed-term basis until 30 September 2023. Flexibility is required as the pattern of work will vary in line with the development of the project and in negotiation with the successful candidate.

For further information, or an informal discussion, please contact Dr Eike Anderson by email at

BU values and is committed to an inclusive working environment.  We seek a diverse community through attracting, developing and retaining staff from different backgrounds to contribute to inspirational learning, advancing knowledge and enriching society.  To support and enable our staff to achieve a balance between work and their personal lives, we will also consider proposals for flexible working or job share arrangements.