Digital Assets Manager

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LSE Library


Digital Assets Manager


Salary from £40,229 to £48,456 pa inclusive with potential to progress to £52,095 pa inclusive of London allowance


The Library is at the heart of LSE, one of the world’s leading social science universities and serves a vibrant community of students and staff in the centre of London. The Library is known both nationally and internationally for its extensive collections, its involvement in innovative projects and its high quality services.  An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Digital Scholarship and Innovation Group and contribute to the Digital Library team, with a particular focus on managing the Library’s digitised and born-digital collections.


In this post you will be responsible for the management and administration of the Library’s digital asset management system (currently Arkivum’s Perpetua). You will analyse the Library’s requirements for collections to be added to the system, and ensure those collections are adequately described and preserved. You will analyse and develop metadata standards and requirements for the service and contribute to developing the Library’s capacity to display its digital collections via the web. You will also contribute to the wider work of the Team, Group and Library, as a member of project teams and as a source of expertise on digital collections and digital preservation.


You will be educated to at least degree level or equivalent with knowledge of digital libraries and digital preservation. You should be an excellent communicator with a proven ability to relate to a wide range of users, colleagues and members of external networks. You will be able to work under pressure and on your own initiative as well as being an effective team member.


We offer an occupational pension scheme, generous annual leave, hybrid working, and excellent training and development opportunities.


For further information about the post, please see the how to apply document, job description and the person specification.


To apply for this post, please go to If you have any technical queries with applying on the online system, please use the “contact us” links at the bottom of the LSE Jobs page. Should you have any queries about the role, please email Henry Rowsell, Digital Library Manager at


The closing date for receipt of applications is 16 July 2023 23:59. Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.

Digital Assets Manager