Research Content Support Officer (HEW6)
Library Technology Services, Griffith University
This is a continuing, full time position based at the Nathan campus.
Do you have good communication and problem solving skills and experience working with technologies for managing research content? Our small hard-working team is seeking an enthusiastic and flexible person to support the development and improvement of repositories, publishing platforms, and other services.Library Technology Services provides technical platforms for the effective management of and access to scholarly content including library resources, subject guides, course readings and research outputs. The team has an expanding role in supporting repositories and publishing platforms that expose Griffith-generated research content to global audiences to increase the impact and influence of the University’s scholarship and research.
The Research Content Support Officer supports the development of solutions and services for storing, managing and disseminating a wide range of research content, including scholarly journals, research outputs and theses. These services include the Griffith Research Online institutional repository, Griffith University Research Theses collection, Griffith ePress, and providing Digital Object Identifiers (DOIs).The role may include the analysis of requirements, implementation of upgrades and enhancements, and / or application development across a range of technologies. Under broad direction and guidance, this position will consult with stakeholders and analyse, develop and implement enhancements to solutions and services that support researchers across all campuses.
You should have a relevant degree as well as experience supporting multiple research content technologies in a higher education environment. You will be comfortable working both as part of a team and independently and should have experience handling complex tasks and contributing to projects in a changing environment. You must be able to communicate effectively with a wide range of stakeholders including academics, IT professionals, librarians and information managers, and software vendors. Your high-level written communication skills enable you to produce high quality technical documentation and to contribute to reports for non-technical audiences.In addition to being technically proficient, the ideal candidate would have some understanding of relevant metadata standards, Australian copyright legislation and government policies relating to research assessment and open access.
HEW Level 6: $72,288 - $77,282 per annum. Salary package including 17% superannuation contribution: $84,578 - $90,421 per annum.
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For position queries, contact Ms Sam Searle, Manager, Library Technology Services on +61 (0) 7 3735 6786 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
For application queries, contact Ms Akansha Srivastav, HR Officer on +61 (0) 7 3735 4381.
General staff positions (non-academic) are open to Australian permanent residents and citizen only
All applications must be submitted online.
Closing date: Friday, 12 August 2016 at 5pm AEST.