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Re: [ARSCLIST] CHARM post at King's College London
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From: "Daniel Leech-wilkinson" <daniel.leech-wilkinson@xxxxxxxxx>
> PROJECT COORDINATOR
> AHRC CENTRE FOR THE HISTORY AND ANALYSIS OF RECORDED MUSIC
> Applications are invited for the post of Web Project Coordinator in the
> AHRC-funded Centre for the History and Analysis of Recorded Music (CHARM),
> based in the Department of Music, King's College London. This is a
> appointment for three years from 1 April 2006.
> The successful candidate will continue the development and management of a
> website consisting of a database of pre-War recordings of classical music,
> supplemented by links to existing web-based resources relevant to research
> recorded music, and material generated by CHARM. Day-to-day tasks include
> editing data received from contributors in word processing, spreadsheet
> database files, preparing it to be transferred to the online database, and
> inputting data from printed, typewritten and manuscript sources, as well
> dealing with email and written correspondence from contributors and users.
> coordinator will be responsible for developing contacts with archivists,
> collectors, discographers and other experts on recorded music, seeking
> to add to the website, and will liaise with staff at the Centre for
> the Humanities at King's College who design and maintain the website.
> He or she will be capable of meticulous accuracy in repetitive tasks, and
> be able to work independently and as part of a team as well as show
> and the ability to prioritise. Experience with a range of office and
> software is essential; experience with web-based database programs is
> desirable. You must have good written and oral English and organisational
> skills. And you must have wide-ranging knowledge of musical repertoires in
> order to be able to recognize titles of musical compositions, names of
> composers and performers, voice and instrument types, and other
> found in discographies, in a variety of spellings and languages.
> The salary will be on of the CRA4 scale, currently £18,876 to £21,416 per
> including £2,323 London Allowance. Please quote reference H4/AAM/17/06.
The sad fact is that I would be uniquely qualified...EXCEPT that I'm
on the wrong side of "the pond," too old (I have 78's younger than I am!)
and only have a B.A. (and that not in library science!)...
Steven C. Barr