27 November 2017

London, UK

£34,736 to £42,019 pa


The Library is at the heart of the London School of Economics (LSE), one of the world’s greatest social science universities and serves a vibrant community of students and staff in the centre of London. The Library has a high reputation both nationally and internationally for its extensive collections, its involvement in innovative projects and its high quality services.  An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Digital Scholarship and Innovation Group and contribute to the development of the Library’s research support services, with a particular focus on open access and our institutional repositories – LSE Research Online (http://eprints.lse.ac.uk) and LSE Theses Online (http://etheses.lse.ac.uk/).

In this post you will be responsible for the day-to-day management of repository services. You will ensure the repositories continue to develop by implementing and improving workflows to capture, describe, store and disseminate a range of research outputs in various formats. You will also provide consultation and advice to researchers in the area of scholarly communications including routes to open access, publisher policies and research dissemination.

You will be educated to at least degree level or equivalent with awareness of emerging trends in scholarly communications and research support. You should be an excellent communicator with a proven ability to relate to a wide range of users, academic colleagues and external networks. You will be able to work under pressure and on your own initiative as well as being an effective team member. Experience of working with institutional or digital repositories is essential. The role includes line management of a library assistant.

For further information about the post, please see the how to apply documentjob description and the person specification.

The closing date for receipt of applications is Monday 27 November 2017 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.

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