binary 2910663 1920The Discovery Programme has been in existence since 1991 and during that period has amassed a large amount of archaeological and landscape data as part of its various projects. A new Work Plan 2018-21 was adopted by the organization’s Board in December 2017 and one of the plan’s priorities is to make this accumulated data accessible to researchers. To achieve this, a Digital Archivist will be offered a 6-month contract for service beginning in January 2018 to undertake and complete the following tasks:

● Produce a catalogue of the Discovery Programme’s data collection
● Work with the CEO and Technology Manager on improving accessibility to data sets
● Provide guidance material to enable potential users identify and access the Discovery Programme's data including metadata

The Digital Archivist will be based in the Discovery Programme’s offices at 6 Mount Street Lower for the duration of the contract. A fee of €15,000 will be paid on a staged basis as various tasks are completed.

A CV with a covering letter outlining experience in accomplishing similar tasks should be sent to Aoife Kane (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) by Friday 19 January 2018.


Company Reg. No.: 243328 (Dublin, Ireland) A Company Limited by Guarantee. Registered Office 6 Mount Street Lower, Dublin, D02 T670 Ireland. Reg. Charity No.: CHY 12549.