Head of Open Scholarship and Content Management

Job Description

University of Worcester

Head of Open Scholarship and Content Management

Content and Discovery

The Hive

£41,931 to £52,841

Full Time, permanent

Join our award-winning service as Head of Open Scholarship and Content Management!

The post holder reports to the Director of Library Services and is a member of the Senior Leadership Team, helping to develop and monitor service direction, quality and impact. They provide strategic leadership and direction to the Open Scholarship and Content Management team to ensure effective and efficient provision of physical and digital content and collections and library discovery systems to support learning, teaching and research. This includes oversight of the institutional research repository and Research Collections.   

They proactively provide expertise and advice to the University in implementing the vision for Open Scholarship and will have a good understanding of national and international initiatives, mandates and policies. 

University of Worcester Library Services is an innovative and high-quality service achieving student satisfaction scores of above 90% and holding Customer Service Excellence accreditation. Find out more about Who we are and what we do.  

Library Services operates out of The Hive, a ground-breaking, fully integrated academic and public library, run in partnership with Worcestershire County Council, which provides services to all members of the University and community.  

This role is open to those who would like job-share, part-time or flexible working arrangements  Find out more about our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion.  

From 1 August 2023, the salary range for this role will increase to £42,978 - £54,395, with the opportunity to progress to £59,422. 

For any informal queries about this vacancy please contact Penny Kitchener, p.kitchener@worc.ac.uk


Sunday 11 June 2023


Wednesday 28 June 2023



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