Job: Open Research Manager | University of Sheffield
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Job Reference Number: UOS031025 Job Title: Open Research Manager Faculty: Professional Services Department: The University Library Salary: Grade 7£31,866 to £40,322 per annum, with potential to progress to £44,045 Closing Date: 15th December 2021 Summary: We have an exciting opportunity for someone to lead on a range of open research projects and develop services in line with the University’s Open Research Statement, research strategy and funder policies You will be part of the Scholarly Communications Team and report to the Head of Research Data Management, but work across the team, Library and wider University. You would be joining a vibrant community of staff and students interested in open research at The University of Sheffield, with regular discussion events and a growing range of activities supporting different aspects of open research. You will have a strong understanding of the range of open research practices which are possible and how these are evolving in different disciplines. You will use your excellent interpersonal skills, to communicate clearly with researchers and be comfortable with cross-team working and developing relationships with other stakeholders, both academic and professional services, across the University. We are seeking candidates with a postgraduate qualification in Library and Information Science or a research postgraduate degree or equivalent experience. Experience of the research lifecycle (as a researcher or in a support role) and a strong understanding of how this varies across disciplines is essential. We appreciate that applicants from different backgrounds will bring different strengths in this area. As this role requires you to directly manage and supervise staff, as well as projects, you should be highly self-motivated with the ability to drive change and motivate others. We have been working remotely as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, but have moved back to working on campus. We will continue to work in a hybrid or blended fashion, partly on campus and partly remotely. This will relate to business need and requires a degree of flexibility. You would be expected to deliver parts of your role face-to-face. We are committed to exploring flexible working opportunities which benefit the individual and University. We’re one of the best not-for-profit organisations to work for in the UK. The University’s Total Reward Package includes a competitive salary, a generous Pension Scheme and annual leave entitlement, as well as access to a range of learning and development courses to support your personal and professional development. We build teams of people from different heritages and lifestyles from across the world, whose talent and contributions complement each other to greatest effect. We believe diversity in all its forms delivers greater impact through research, teaching and student experience.