|Salary:||£56,048 to £63,059|
|Placed On:||23rd March 2023|
|Closes:||18th April 2023|
The University of Glasgow has been changing the world for more than 560 years, and today we are one of the world's top 100 universities. We are delighted to have recently been ranked as 81st in the world in the 2023 QS World University rankings, in the leading 6% of the universities which make up the ranking.
The University employs over 10,000 staff and is in the midst of an ambitious investment programme. Our people have always been at the forefront of innovation, and our past achievements inspire our current world changers.
A new and exciting opportunity has arisen for an Assistant Director - Digital Library to join our Information Services team. In this senior role, you will lead the strategic development and operational management of the University’s Digital Library (DL) services/ platforms and activities, with a particular emphasis in the areas of open access/research, institutional repositories, digital preservation, and research data management.
The postholder will research and implement innovative new digital library services. This will include leading on the ongoing development and performance of the University’s institutional repository service, Enlighten, and the activities supported within Enlighten, ensuring the service provides a suite of tools to support the University’s research management activities, such as the Research Excellence Framework (REF).
You will also lead the research, strategic development, and operational management of the Library management system and associated Discovery Services and will provide leadership and management to the Enlighten Team, College Librarians, the Library Management System Manager, and the Digital Curation Centre team.
The successful candidate will have significant professional experience managing a team of experienced Digital Library professionals, coupled with experience with the long term strategic development and management of an institutional repository service.
The postholder will represent the University of Glasgow in national and international digital library institutional repository development and interoperability work, therefore strong influencing, facilitation, and relationship building skills are essential.
You will have the ability to lead and motivate teams and provide direction and coaching to staff, as well as an ability to produce and implement strategic policies, and secure funding for digital library projects or studies.
This post is full time (35 hours per week, Monday- Friday) and open-ended (permanent)
Informal enquiries should be directed to via email to Martina McChrystal via email firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date: Tuesday 18th April 2023
As part of Team UofG you will be a member of a world changing, inclusive community.
As a valued member of our team, we offer:
We believe that we can only reach our full potential through the talents of all. Equality, diversity and inclusion are at the heart of our values. Applications are particularly welcome from across our communities and in particular people from the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) community, and other protected characteristics who are under-represented within the University.
We endorse the principles of Athena Swan and hold bronze, silver and gold awards across the University.
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