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Digital Library - Development and Systems Manager

The University of Edinburgh - Library and University Collections Services

Location: Edinburgh
Salary: £39,992 to £47,722 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 10th August 2018
Closes: 7th September 2018
Job Ref: 044780

We are seeking an experienced Development and Systems Manager to lead and develop this growing service, which significantly contributes to the delivery of Library and University Collections Services ensuring that all collections are accessible online. It also delivers a shared repository service for six Scottish Universities.

The service is undergoing a transition from two separate teams delivering library systems and digital development to one integrated team.

This role will give an experienced manager the opportunity to shape and build a team delivering a range of services including shared repository services, long term accessibility of research, and other data (digital preservation), working with internationally significant collections to make these accessible online. There is also an exciting opportunity to support digital scholarship through the development of new tools and services within the Digital Library.

You will manage 6+ staff and be expected to set targets, monitor progress, and oversee multiple projects. Your management skills will ensure that you have a motivated and effective team, your mentoring and coaching skill will provide your team with good support, and your knowledge of development and management of systems and continuous improvement will ensure that the services the team are responsible for are delivered in an efficient and cost-effective manner. The role is also likely to require occasional national and international travel.

This post is offered on a full-time, open-ended basis.

Interviews will be held in the week commencing 17th September and/or 1st October 2018.

Closing date: Friday 7th September 2018 at 5pm (GMT).

Vacancy Ref: 044780

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