10 December 2023

Oxfordshire OR Warrington, UK



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About Us

The post will be part of an Open Science theme of work within the Scientific Computing Department. We deliver services to researchers across STFC and have staff based at both the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (RAL) in Oxfordshire and the Daresbury Laboratory (DL) near Warrington. The Group is responsible for the development and operation of library services, open access and open data services including two institutional repositories (ePubs and eData). It also undertakes research and development in open science practices and supporting technologies such as Persistent Identifiers, FAIR data and works with UKRI on Open Science Policy. Additionally members of the Group are active in national and international networks including the Research Data Alliance.

About the role

We are looking for a repository manager to join the team to implement and lead a programme of work to review, update, host and maintain the current institutional repositories ePubs and eData.

The role involves:

  • Leading and manage the review, migration and implementation of a new repository platform to support STFC open science practices, research archive for publications, research data and other research outputs. 

  • Liaise with stakeholders to understand, define and prioritise requirements.

  • Specifying the configuration of the repository, including the submission workflows, metadata requirements, user interface and any other customisations. 

  • Liaising with stakeholders to ensure the technical aspects of the project are coordinated and delivered successfully.

  • Leading a project team working across teams and functions to ensure the project goals are met and delivered.

  • Overseeing ongoing management of the repositories including content curation activities and development of a team of content curators.


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