Research Information System Manager

14 Apr 2018
14 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

This is a re-advertisement - previous applicants need not apply

An exciting new post of Research Information System Manager has been created as part of the Library's Collections and Discovery Team at Glasgow Caledonian University.

Glasgow Caledonian University is a vibrant multi-cultural modern university in the centre of Glasgow and is placed amongst the top 150 modern Universities in the world (THE, 2017). Our welcoming community of 20,000 students from more than 100 countries enjoy a wide range of award-winning support services and state of the art facilities across each of our campuses in Glasgow, London and New York. Our University mission, commitment to the Common Good and core values of integrity, creativity, responsibility and confidence is integral to everything we do and how we deliver our mission.

Based in the award winning Saltire Centre GCU's Library Services support students, researchers and staff across all of GCU's campuses.

Working with colleagues across the University, including Research Office staff, Impact Officers, Research Administrators, Associate Deans of Research, and the Research Librarian, the post holder will ensure the delivery of effective and efficient services to support and develop GCU's research strategy, research data management policy, and contribute to an improved REF submission.

The successful candidate will have a relevant degree and the ability to demonstrate substantial experience of the PURE Current Research Information System or equivalent. They will be responsible for the upgrade, support, and maintenance of the University's CRIS system, PURE, promoting and ensuring the effective use of PURE within the University. They must be skilled in project development and management and able to demonstrate a high degree of flexibility and adaptability. Further essential requirements for this role include the ability to demonstrate excellent organisational, communication and interpersonal skills as well as being able to demonstrate initiative and a strong commitment to learning new tasks and skills.

Further details on this post are available by contacting Gary Steele, Senior Librarian, Collections and Discovery at or on 0141 273 1231.

The University offers a range of benefits including opportunities for professional development, family friendly policies, cycle to work scheme, child care vouchers and onsite childcare facilities.

As the University for the Common Good, we are committed to embedding equality and diversity, as well as our values in everything that we do. As such, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates who demonstrate the GCU Values.

Applicants must have the continued right to live and work in the United Kingdom to apply for this vacancy.

Please note that the appointment will be made on the first point of the salary scale (unless by exception).

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