Job offer in england Open Access and Research Repository Specialist at Aston University
Aston University – Library Services
to £38,833 Grade 8 p.a.
|Placed on:||3rd November 2017|
|Closes:||24th November 2017|
Closing Date: 23.59 hours GMT on Friday 24 November 2017
Interview Date: To be confirmed
This post will play a central role in supporting Open Access at Aston. You will be a member of a small well respected team in Library Services who are the institutional experts on Open Access, and Open Data and who are working to improve the profiles of Aston authors and publications.
This is one of two posts supporting Open Access publishing who work closely together. You will lead on delivering Green Open Access and on the management of Aston Publications Explorer, an EPrints repository which operates in conjunction with the Pure to enhance the profile of Aston’s publications.
Aston has a good level of engagement with Open Access and are our next challenges are further improvements to deposit workflows, repository functionality and use of ORCiDs and other author IDs. The scholarly communications landscape continues to develop rapidly and you will need to keep pace and recommend on appropriate changes in your areas.
You will need strong professional, technical and interpersonal skills, and be able to demonstrate knowledge, confidence and enthusiasm in relation to open access.
Further information on the Library Services can be found at http://www.aston.ac.uk/library/. For an informal discussion on the nature of this post, please contact Heather Whitehouse, Director for Information Resources and Research Services, on 0121 204 4493.
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