University of St Andrews Visual Resources Curator

University of St Andrews
Visual Resources Curator
School of Art History

Salary: £24,152 – £28,839 per annum

We are seeking to appoint a Curator to run the Visual Resources Collection in the School of Art History, which is vital for the School’s teaching.

You should have a sound knowledge of the history of Western art (a degree in the subject is desirable), be proficient in using computers and familiar with image databases and their maintenance.

You will be expected to supervise the production and storage of digital images for the use of academic staff in teaching and to record cataloguing data in the University database. In addition the existing collection of c.150,000 photographic slides is still in use and will need to be maintained in good order for the foreseeable future. The job will also entail the recruitment, training and supervision of student assistants and advising users on the use of the collection.

The Curator also looks after a small book and video/DVD/CD collection and oversees the ordering of books by academic staff for the University Library.

Informal enquiries to Ms Annette Carruthers, Head of School Tel: 01334 462405 or email:

Please quote ref: SK269/09

Closing date: 13 July 2009

Application forms and further particulars are available from Human Resources, University of St Andrews, The Old Burgh School, Abbey Walk, North Street, St Andrews, Fife KY16 9LB, (tel: 01334 462571, by fax 01334 462570 or by e-mail The advertisement, further particulars and a downloadable application form can be found at

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