5 March 2024

Sheffield, UK

£46,974 to £56,021 per annum, with potential to progress to £63,029 per annum


We have an exciting opportunity in the University Library for someone with a passion for supporting open research.

As the operational lead for the University’s new Office of Open Research and Scholarship, you will work in partnership with academic stakeholders and professional services to promote and support open research across the University. Working with the Head of Open Access you will jointly lead and manage the Library’s Scholarly Communications Team, taking responsibility for developing and delivering services to support open research and research data management.

We are looking for a strategic thinker with a knowledge of current issues in open research and/or research data management in the Higher Education environment. You will have the ability to work collaboratively and diplomatically in a complex environment with a wide range of stakeholders, and have experience of leading and motivating a team of staff.

In this varied and dynamic role, you will be responsible for managing members of the team and supporting them to meet their operational objectives and develop and maintain services.

As a senior member of the Library team, you will contribute to strategic and operational planning, and use your expertise to contribute to the formulation of policy and strategy for open research within the University.


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