|Salary:||£37,099 to £44,263 Grade 7, per annum|
|Placed On:||21st September 2023|
|Closes:||18th October 2023|
This role will be based on the University campus, with scope for it to be undertaken in a hybrid manner. We are also open to discussing flexible working arrangements.
Are you an accomplished professional, experienced in supporting a diverse range of stakeholders? Are you a strong team player with excellent interpersonal skills, able to build and develop constructive relationships? Are you confident working with a range of systems and complex information and data?
The University of Leeds is one of the top 135 universities in the world. We have a truly global community, with more than 39,000 students from 170 different countries and over 9,000 staff of 100 different nationalities. Established in 1904, we have a strong tradition of academic excellence, reflected in first-class student education, along with world-leading research that has a real impact around the globe.
The Content and Discovery Services section is formed of two teams (Access & Acquisitions and Collections Development & Management) who manage the acquisition, description, processing and maintenance of the Library’s main and student collections. The Metadata & Discovery Team is based within Access & Acquisitions and they are responsible for the description of, and access to, physical and electronic materials: a key focus is the development of discovery and access to resources. The team work closely with other teams in the Library, University IT and suppliers.
You will provide leadership and oversight for the Metadata & Discovery Team. You will investigate and assess developments in standards and technologies and, alongside user experience feedback and statistical analysis, you will identify and create innovative approaches to enhance the discovery experience we offer to users. You will form and manage key internal and external relationships, working closely with colleagues across the Libraries, University and those based nationally and internationally. You will be a key point of contact for expertise in resource discovery and the development of services relating to inclusion and accessibility. You will be a strong team player and communicator, committed to the development of the team and the service, and you will be able to work independently and manage your own workload in line with changing priorities.
What we offer in return
And much more!
To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:
Elly Cope, Head of Access & Acquisitions
Location: Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service: Professional Services
Category: Professional & Managerial
Contract Type: Ongoing
Closing Date: Wednesday 18 October 2023
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