[Humanist] 31.275 info services officer needed (Glasgow)

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                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 31, No. 275.
            Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
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        Date: Thu, 31 Aug 2017 12:13:03 +0100
        From: Andrew Prescott <andrew.prescott at glasgow.ac.uk>
        Subject: Urban Big Data Centre Seeking Excellent Information Professional with Digital Skills
        In-Reply-To: <FDED8B328ECE6A4995DCE158041A9B4D6345F37F at CMS11-02.campus.gla.ac.uk>

The Urban Big Data Centre (UBDC) at the University of Glasgow is seeking an excellent information professional with strong digital skills to fill its current Information Services Officer vacancy.

The successful applicant will be responsible for providing information management services at UBDC, a national Data Service funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) as part of the Big Data Network Phase 2 - Business and Local Data. The UBDC is led by the University of Glasgow in partnership with the Universities of Edinburgh, Cambridge, Reading, Bristol, Sheffield and Illinois-Chicago. UBDC's Data Service focuses on the management and dissemination of complex urban data to users and involves the curation and linkage of different data sources. Under the supervision of the Centre's Senior IT and Data Services Manager and independently, the successful applicant will work to enhance the Centre's data collections, and provide specialist support to data programmes. They will update and maintain documentation and provide support to the Centre's research and scientific computing staff as well as staff from other organisations making use of the UBDC data service.

Key tasks include maintenance, enhancement and safeguarding of digital collections through collection and curation of data, production and management of metadata, end user and other stakeholder engagement, specialist support and analysis of data and system infrastructure and maintaining awareness of new technology and best practice suitable for adoption within the Centre.

Salary will be on the Management, Professional and Administrative Grade, level 6, £27,328 - £30,738 per annum and the post is funded until 29 January 2019.

The deadline for application submissions is 17 September 2017.

For full details and to apply please visit http://tinyurl.com/y9zda8wl (direct link) or visit www.gla.ac.uk/jobs and search for Job Reference 018887.

Andrew McHugh

Dr Andrew McHugh
Senior IT and Data Services Manager
Urban Big Data Centre (UBDC)
6-7 Lilybank Gardens
University of Glasgow
G12 8RZ

Email: Andrew.mchugh at glasgow.ac.uk
Tel: +44 (0) 141 330 2316
Web: http://www.ubdc.ac.uk

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