Senior Content Specialist (Analyst)

  • Job Reference: 50051776
  • Date Posted: 12 April 2019
  • Recruiter: University of Westminster
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £40,977
  • Sector: Higher Education
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

TITLE: Senior Content Specialist (Analyst)

REF: 50051776


Salary: £40,977 per annum (Inc. LWA)

Hours: Full time

Contract Type: Permanent

School / Department: Library and Archives Service

Location: Central London

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This post is full time and permanent, working 35 hours per week

Reporting directly to the Head of Content and Digital Services the Senior Content Specialist (Analyst) will lead the Digital Services Team. The team is responsible for procuring and managing all subscription services within the library; e-journals, print journals, e-book packages, databases and streaming services. The team also manages digitisations and provides accessible resources to students.

The successful candidate will have substantial experience of journal and database acquisition, renewal and cancellation processes and have practical experience of access and authentication. 

A key part of the role is using strong analytical skills to assess usage and demonstrate value for money across the whole of Content and Digital Services.

The Library and Archives Service is currently finalising the service strategy for the next five years. As part of which the service will be assessing and revising all workflows. There will be opportunities to develop project management skills by leading projects across the service.

The library uses the technologies Alma, Primo, Talis Aspire and Talis Digitised Content. The post holder will be expected to liaise with IT services and the wider Library and Archives service.

As well as a generous salary and pension package, the University is also pleased to offer 35 days annual leave in addition to Christmas closure and public holidays.

For further information and to apply for this post, please click apply and you will be redirected to our website.

Closing date: midnight on 29 April 2019

Interviews are likely to be held on: 14 May 2019

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Please note:  We are unable to accept applications by email. All applications must be made online. CVs in isolation or incomplete application forms will not be accepted.

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