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Content Coordinator (Access and Innovation)


Location:  Guildford
Salary:  £30,487 to £34,980 per annum
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Sunday 21 July 2024
Interview Date:  Monday 29 July 2024
Reference:  031624

The University of Surrey is a global community of ideas and people, dedicated to life-changing education and research. 

We are ambitious and have a bold vision of what we want to achieve - shaping ourselves into one of the best universities in the world, which we are achieving through the talents and endeavour of every employee.  

Our culture empowers people to achieve this aim and to collectively, and individually, make a real difference.  

The role

We are seeking to appoint a Content Coordinator (Access and Innovation) to work in our Content and Open Research team. 

In this role you will be responsible for the co-ordination of our Library Resources Sharing activities including (including but not limited to purchase, digitisation, digital textbook scheme, CLA reporting etc.) and ILL ensuring seamless access for all users.

You will also play a key role in the provision of comprehensive, effective and efficient support in the area of digital innovation applied to collections (including digitisation) and the practical application of AI solutions to improve our Library Service workflows.

About you

We are looking for an confident individual with an interest in embedding digital innovation to Library Collections and Content Supply. You will have an excellent understanding of the latest challenges and opportunities around Content provision and digital innovation (including AI) in the academic library context. 

You will have experience of multi-tasking while maintaining accuracy and attention to detail in a busy service. As part of this role, you will produce reports and analyse complex data to help during decision making.

There is an expectation that the post holder will work some days on campus and that they will be able to support and train colleagues as needed.

How to apply

To apply, please upload a CV and cover letter along with your application to the University website. You will also be asked some brief questions to help us understand your suitability for the role. 

For more information or an informal conversation, please contact Eleonora Gandolfi, Associate Director (Research and Innovation), 

We appreciate that sometimes people can be put off applying if they don't match every requirement. However, if you're excited about the role and think you can do what we've described we welcome your application. If you're not sure quite who we are looking for, do contact us with any questions.

Please note interviews are scheduled to take place week commencing 29th July. 

The University of Surrey reserves the right to close this vacancy early based on Volume and Calibre of applications.

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In return we offer a generous pension, relocation assistance where appropriate , flexible working options including job share and blended home/campus working locations (dependent on work duties), access to world-class leisure facilities on campus, a range of travel schemes and supportive family friendly benefits including an excellent on-site nursery.

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The University of Surrey is committed to providing an inclusive environment that offers equal opportunities for all.  We place great value on diversity and are seeking to increase the diversity within our community.  Therefore we particularly encourage applications from under-represented groups, such as people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups and people with disabilities.






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