Head of Electronic Resources Metadata and Content Procurement

University of Oxford
May 03, 2024
Offerd Salary:£45,585 - £54,395
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Head of Electronic Resources Metadata and Content Procurement

Osney One Building, Osney Mead, Oxford, OX2 0EW

About the role

We are thrilled to announce an exciting opportunity for a Head of Electronic Resources Metadata and Content Procurement to become part of our team at the Bodleian Libraries within the Collections and Resource Description (C&RD) department.

Within C&RD you will be responsible for metadata and procurement of e-books, e-journals and other electronic resources and overseeing the completion of financial reporting related to expenditures. You will complete the implementation of the Electronic Resources functionality of Alma and work with multiple stakeholders including subject librarians, reader services staff, BDLSS staff and other colleagues throughout Collections Management to streamline and modernize processes. The work includes leading on analysing and streamlining current practices for the entire electronic resource life cycle.

This is a full-time fixed-term post for 30 months, working 37.5 hours per week.

About you

You will have a recognized qualification in library or information studies or equivalent experience.

You will have experience of using a range of systems and technologies for supporting procurement and access including a good working knowledge of Alma modules and especially the ERM portions of the system.

You will be experienced at mapping, evaluating, auditing and revising workflows and possess the proven ability to work accurately and methodically under pressure with meticulous attention to detail.

You will have a flexible and creative approach to rapidly changing work and technology and have excellent communication skills.

What We Offer

As an employer, we genuinely care about our employees' wellbeing and this is reflected in the range of benefits that we offer including:

  • An excellent contributory pension scheme
  • 38 days of annual leave
  • A comprehensive range of childcare services
  • Family leave schemes
  • Cycle loan scheme
  • Discounted bus travel and Season Ticket travel loans
  • More information is available at https: // hr.admin.ox.ac.uk/staff-benefits


    Our staff and students come from all over the world, and we proudly promote a friendly and inclusive culture. Diversity is positively encouraged, through diverse groups and champions, as well as a number of family-friendly policies, such as the right to apply for flexible working and support for staff returning from periods of extended absence, for example, shared parental leave.

    How to apply

    You will be required to upload your CV and 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 job description, and explain how you meet each one. CVs alone will not be considered.

    The Chair of this recruitment panel will be Sharon Dyas-Correia, Head of Collections and Resource Description, who can be contacted with enquiries relating to the role ([email protected]). General queries about the recruitment and application process should be directed to the Recruitment team within our Human Resources department ([email protected]).

    Only applications received online before 12:00 midday (GMT/BST) on Friday 3 May 2024 can be considered. Interviews are expected to take place on Wednesday 22 May 2024.

    Contact Person : Recruitment Team Vacancy ID : 172168 Contact Phone : Closing Date & Time : 03-May-2024 12:00 Pay Scale : STANDARD GRADE 8 Contact Email : [email protected] Salary (£) : £45,585 - £54,395 per annum

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