Open Access Librarian Ref 3132
School/department: The Library
Hours: Full time or part time hours considered up to a maximum of 1FTE (37.5 hours per week) (subject to business need).
Contract: Fixed term until 28 February 2021
Salary: Grade 7, Starting at £33,797 and rising to £40,322 per annum.
Placed on: 04 Februaury 2020
Closing date: 18 February 2020. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected interview date: TBC
Expected start date: ASAP
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We are offering an opportunity for an innovative and enthusiastic individual to join the University of Sussex Library in a new role to manage the service supporting the administration and publication of research outputs and to monitor compliance with open access to support funder and Research Excellence Framework (REF) policies. This is a full time, fixed term position ending 28 February 2021.
Working closely with the colleagues in the Library, IT Services and Research & Enterprise, the post holder will ensure the systems and infrastructure are in place to support open access publishing going forward and engage academic staff and researchers with open access through advocacy and training. This will also involve working closely with the other Academic Services colleagues to optimise the use of Elements, the University’s Current Research Information System, for academic staff, researchers and PhD students.
The post holder will keep abreast of funder policy changes and establish processes and workflows in response to them, informing academics and researchers of any new requirements.
The post will involve the line management of supervisors and library assistants, under the direction of the Academic Services Manager.
For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Lisa McLaren (01273 877632; email@example.com)
How to apply
You must email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to firstname.lastname@example.org
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You can also send your application by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.