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Assistant Librarian (Open Access) at University of East London Professional Services

At UEL, we pride ourselves on the real-world relevance of our courses and research and the impact we are making in our east London community and the wider world. We are an open and inclusive university that is focused on transforming the lives of our students. Our corporate plan sets out an ambitious agenda for our future success which focuses on the delivery of high-quality teaching and learning and excellence in research. UEL has almost doubled its output of world-leading research in recent years and 94 per cent of the research UEL submitted to the Research Excellence Framework 2014 was deemed to be of an at least internationally-recognised level. In the last two years, we’ve risen 79 places in the National Student Survey league table, and we achieved our highest ever student satisfaction score in 2017.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to support the delivery of open access services for UEL’s research community.  You will be responsible for adding research outputs to UEL’s institutional repository, ensuring compliance with deadlines and with copyright and publisher requirements.  You will play a key role in the preparation for the next Research Excellence Framework (REF) and will support compliance with UEL’s open access policy and external policies.

Educated to A-level standard or equivalent, the successful candidate will have experience of working in an academic library or scholarly publishing environment, possess a good understanding of research publications and open access.  Experience of working with information systems in libraries or higher education is also essential. 

A successful external candidate for this position would be employed by UEL Professional Services Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of UEL. Employees of UEL Professional Services Ltd work alongside UEL colleagues in delivery of UEL’s mission. Details regarding employment benefits can be found at the employee benefits section of our recruitment pages.

To obtain further details about this vacancy please visit our website at http://jobs.uel.ac.uk/ (reference number PS047s2018).  The closing date for applications is 18 April 2018

CVs without completed applications forms will not be accepted

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