Institutional Repository Support Assistant (293258)
 

Salary range:  £23,067-£25,941 per annum
FTE:  1.0 (35 hours per week)
Term:  Open
Closing date:  24 March 2020

The University of Strathclyde has a commitment to boldness and innovation as part of its core institutional values, and we believe that our engagement with Open Access and repository development is a significant example of this commitment. In furtherance of these values the Information Services Directorate of the University is seeking to appoint an Institutional Repository Support Assistant to join our Scholarly Publications & Research Data team. The job role will encompass work within the areas of Green Open Access, including the management of scholarly grey literature, and aspects of Gold Open Access.

The role will include the use of the University’s current research information system (CRIS) and Strathclyde’s institutional Open Access repository, as well as other systems relevant to the operation of open scholarly communications and open research within an HEI. The job role will involve the description of a wide variety of scholarly content according to established metadata schema, the correction and approval of system metadata and the preparation of digital file content for deposit, exposure and digital preservation. Interpretation of research funder Open Access policies and compliance requirements will be necessary and the applicant should have some knowledge of copyright matters, experience of liaison with academic staff, and advanced skills in the manipulation of digital files.

The successful applicant will demonstrate attention to detail and an ability to work with colleagues across University departments. Some experience of working with research metadata or publications, including online record creation and amendment to a high level of accuracy using CRIS systems and/or repositories, would also be an advantage. Knowledge of web technologies and experience of working within an academic environment would be similarly advantageous.

The applicant will have demonstrably excellent communication skills and an ability to describe services to users clearly both in written communication and verbally. The candidate will have good general IT skills and be educated HNC level. A recognised qualification in information management would be an advantage.
Some aspects of the role may require a criminal record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to facilitate access to sensitive personal data.

Interviews are scheduled to take place on 3 April 2020.

For informal enquiries please contact George Macgregor, Repository Manager at george.macgregor@strath.ac.uk

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Faculty
Professional Services (Information Services, Compliance, Commercial, etc.)
Department/School
Information Services (including IT)
Staff Category
Administrative and Professional Services
Type of Employment
Open-ended
Working Hours
Full-time
 
Salary range:  £23,067-£25,941 per annum
FTE:  1.0 (35 hours per week)
Term:  Open
Closing date:  24 March 2020

The University of Strathclyde has a commitment to boldness and innovation as part of its core institutional values, and we believe that our engagement with Open Access and repository development is a significant example of this commitment. In furtherance of these values the Information Services Directorate of the University is seeking to appoint an Institutional Repository Support Assistant to join our Scholarly Publications & Research Data team. The job role will encompass work within the areas of Green Open Access, including the management of scholarly grey literature, and aspects of Gold Open Access.

The role will include the use of the University’s current research information system (CRIS) and Strathclyde’s institutional Open Access repository, as well as other systems relevant to the operation of open scholarly communications and open research within an HEI. The job role will involve the description of a wide variety of scholarly content according to established metadata schema, the correction and approval of system metadata and the preparation of digital file content for deposit, exposure and digital preservation. Interpretation of research funder Open Access policies and compliance requirements will be necessary and the applicant should have some knowledge of copyright matters, experience of liaison with academic staff, and advanced skills in the manipulation of digital files.

The successful applicant will demonstrate attention to detail and an ability to work with colleagues across University departments. Some experience of working with research metadata or publications, including online record creation and amendment to a high level of accuracy using CRIS systems and/or repositories, would also be an advantage. Knowledge of web technologies and experience of working within an academic environment would be similarly advantageous.

The applicant will have demonstrably excellent communication skills and an ability to describe services to users clearly both in written communication and verbally. The candidate will have good general IT skills and be educated HNC level. A recognised qualification in information management would be an advantage.
Some aspects of the role may require a criminal record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to facilitate access to sensitive personal data.

Interviews are scheduled to take place on 3 April 2020.

For informal enquiries please contact George Macgregor, Repository Manager at george.macgregor@strath.ac.uk

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