Job offer available in Scotland REF Digital Outputs Support Officer at University of Glasgow

Job Purpose

The purpose of this role is to provide support across the College of Arts for all digital outputs and for digital resources underpinning Impact Case Studies (ICS) which are being submitted to REF2021.

The role holder will work with PIs to ensure their existing digital outputs are complete and ready for REF submission. This will require the role holder to work closely with those PIs to identify where improvements to existing resources can be made.

Where a digital resource is critical to an Impact Case Study the role holder will verify that the digital resource is complete and delivers what is required by the ICS.

An initial priority for the role holder will be to complete the audit of the College’s outputs within the relevant REF period; this will inform the scale and the priority of the required solutions.

The role holder will be required to work with relevant College and University Services colleagues using our standard technical framework.

The role holder will advise on and implement, as part of a team and in collaboration with developers, opportunities to enhance digital outputs.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Provide expert advice and solutions to ensure completeness and quality of all digital submissions for REF2021 within the College.
  2. Provide expert knowledge of the requirements of REF in terms of digital outputs, and the steps needed to ensure compliance.
  3. Complete the audit of the College’s outputs within the relevant REF period; determining the scale and the priority of the required solutions.
  4. Provide expert advice and verification of all digital submissions for REF2021 within the College in relation to accurate and verifiable date stamps on each submission.
  5. Working with academic colleagues, determine the effective publication date of each digital submission to ensure the appropriate date stamp is achieved.
  6. Where a digital resource is critical to an Impact Case Study for submission, work with R&T and MPA colleagues to ensure the digital resource is complete and delivers what is required by the ICS.

Standard Terms & Conditions

Terms & Conditions

Salary will be on the Management, Professional and Administrative Grade, level 6, £28,660 – £32,236 per annum, pro rata.

This post is part-time (17.5 hours per week) and is offered on a fixed term basis to September 2020.

New entrants to the University will be required to serve a probationary period of 6 months.

The successful applicant will be eligible to join the Universities’ Superannuation Scheme.

Further information regarding the scheme is available from the Superannuation Officer, who is also prepared to advise on questions relating to the transfer of Superannuation benefits.

Vacancy reference: 026086; closing date 9 July 2019.

It is the University of Glasgow’s mission to foster an inclusive climate, which ensures equality in our working, learning, research and teaching environment.

We strongly endorse the principles of Athena SWAN, including a supportive and flexible working environment, with commitment from all levels of the organisation in promoting gender equity.

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