Dear All,

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This post, based in the Bodleian Libraries Digital Systems & Services, may be of interest to members of the list.

Digital Scholarship Officer     
Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford                                                                                                                    
Location: Osney One Building, Osney Mead, Oxford 
Hours: Full Time
Grade 7: £29,837 – £36,661 p.a.
Contract type: Two years fixed term contract 

The Bodleian Libraries is seeking a Digital Scholarship Support Officer to establish a new research data archiving service. This is a key post working in the rapidly growing and strategically important area of research data management (RDM). You will be expected to deliver reliable, user-centric services within an environment of rapid change and external statutory requirements. You will be a central point of contact for Oxford researchers and students seeking digital scholarship services.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone who wishes to work in this new and rapidly developing area of digital academic libraries. Applications are invited from candidates with demonstrable experience in front line service support and in establishing production services.

You will have experience of delivering excellent services to a wide range of users, and a sound understanding of research data management principles. The post-holder must demonstrate co-operative and collaborative working as part of a wider team to meet departmental and institutional strategic objectives.

The post is fixed term for 2 years.

Due to the nature of this post, candidates will be required to undertake a Disclosure Scotland check as well as a financial background check. The possession of a criminal record or poor financial background will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided.

To apply for this role and for further details, including a job description and selection criteria, please click on the link below:

Only applications received online before midday on 1st May 2014 can be considered. You will be required to upload a supporting statement as part of your online application. Your supporting statement should list each of the essential and desirable selection criteria, as listed in the further particulars, and explain how you meet each one. CVs will not form part of the selection process.

It is expected that interviews will take place during w/c 12th May 2014

Please feel free to pass on these details



Sally Rumsey
Digital Research Librarian & Senior Programme Manager Open Access Oxford
Bodleian Digital Library Systems and Services (BDLSS)
The Bodleian Libraries
Osney One Building
Osney Mead

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Tel: 01865 280049