CRANFIELD UNIVERSITY

Information Advisor, Open Access

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Location
Cranfield, United Kingdom
Salary
£19,757 to £22,022 per annum with additional performance related pay up to £25,327 per annum
Posted
06 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
28 Oct 2018
Ref
2836
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

As full time Information Advisor (Open Access), your key responsibilities will be to assist in a range of tasks associated with the efficient day to day administration relating to the Current Research Information System, open access publications and the management of article processing charges. 

Organisation Cranfield University
School/Department Student Experience
Based at Cranfield Campus, Cranfield, Bedfordshire
Hours of work 37 hours per week, normally worked Monday to Friday
Contract type Permanent
Salary £19,757 to £22,022 per annum with additional performance related pay up to £25,327 per annum
Apply by 28/10/2018

Role Description

The Kings Norton Library at Cranfield University is seeking an enthusiastic individual to join its friendly and professional team. 

As full time Information Advisor (Open Access), your key responsibilities will be to assist in a range of tasks associated with the efficient day to day administration relating to the Current Research Information System, open access publications and the management of article processing charges. This will include liaison with researchers and academics to obtain copies of their papers; communicating with publishers to request copyright permissions and licence changes; and assisting with the promotion and advocacy efforts to raise awareness of the institutional repository to internal as well as external research communities. You will also work in a customer facing role on the Welcome Desk in the Library as and when needed.

Good interpersonal skills and IT literacy skills are critical. The Library has high standards of customer service and you will demonstrate an understanding of, and commitment to a customer-focused library service.  Hours of work will include working one late night until 9.00 p.m., normally every other week (starting at 2.00 p.m.)     

For an informal discussion on this role, please contact Rachel Daniels, Education and Research Support Manager on (T); +44 (0)1793 785113 or (E): at r.j.daniels@cranfield.ac.uk

At Cranfield, we value Diversity and Inclusion, and aim to create and maintain a culture in which everyone can work and study together harmoniously with dignity and respect and realise their full potential. We actively consider flexible working options such as part-time, compressed or flexible hours and/or an element of homeworking, and commit to exploring the possibilities for each role.

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