Senior Electronic Resource Assistant

University of Oxford
February 26, 2024
Offerd Salary:£28,759- £33,966
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Senior Electronic Resource Assistant

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

About the role

The Bodleian Libraries is seeking to recruit a Senior Electronic Resource Assistant to work on the busy Electronic Resources Team and assist with Finance. The postholder will work within the Electronic resource acquisitions team collaborating closely with the ebook cataloguing team.

You will contribute to the overall management of electronic resources by ensuring the smooth running of the Electronic Resources Management system (ERM) and Databases A-Z and the management of the e-books, e-journals and databases behind these systems, through direct liaison with publishers, suppliers and system providers.

You will also participate in the management of the electronic resources' helpdesk and be responsible in conjunction with other colleagues, for assisting the Electronic Resources Acquisitions Team Leader in overseeing the costs involved in major e-journal deals, and the acquisition of electronic resources.

This is a full-time, fixed-term post for 6 months, based in the Osney One Building, Osney Mead, Oxford, OX2 0EW.

About you

You will have excellent communication skills, written and verbal; in particular, the ability to liaise effectively with other staff, academics, students within the University of Oxford and publishers/suppliers worldwide.

You will have knowledge of electronic resource provision in academic libraries

You must have good knowledge of all Microsoft Office products including Teams, Word and Outlook

Ability to work accurately and methodically under pressure is also key

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

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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 evidence form using the attached template (or 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.

The Chair of this recruitment panel will be Angela Arnold, Asian and Middle Eastern Technical Services Manager, 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 by 12.00 midday (GMT) on Monday 26 February 2024 can be considered. Interviews are expected to take place on Tuesday 12 March 2024.

Contact Person : Recruitment Team Vacancy ID : 170796 Contact Phone : Closing Date & Time : 26-Feb-2024 12:00 Pay Scale : STANDARD GRADE 5 Contact Email : [email protected] Salary (£) : £28,759- £33,966 per annum

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