Historic Environment Scotland
Longmore House, Edinburgh

Metadata Coordinator

Job summary

Salary Band £27149 - £30221
Location Edinburgh and the Lothians
Hours 35 per week
Closing Date 26 June 2024 at midday
Reference HES/24/135

Thank you for your interest in the post of Metadata Coordinator with Historic Environment Scotland, based in Edinburgh in the National Collection of Aerial Photography (NCAP) team. This is a fixed term (maternity cover) and pensionable appointment to 15 August 2025.

As a Metadata Coordinator you will undertake the cataloguing of aerial imagery, finding aids and associated records daily. A specialist in cataloguing, you will oversee the accessioning of digital records into NCAP’s digital archive, ensuring that all data is safely ingested, and associated metadata is created and stored safely.


We offer a number of excellent benefits, such as special leave, reimbursement for relevant professional subscriptions, study leave for work related courses, an occupational sick pay scheme, access to a free Headspace subscription and access to a civil service pension scheme with minimum employer contributions of 26.6% (pro rata’d).


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