Research Data Manager

Posted to IASSIST on: 2015-01-30

Employer: The University of Sheffield Library

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Reporting to the Assistant Director for Academic Services, you will be the operational lead and will provide strategic support for the establishment of the University’s sustainable and robust research data management (RDM) support infrastructure. Working closely with University RDM stakeholders, particularly the Library, Research and Innovation Services (R&IS), Corporate Information and Computing Services (CiCS), Faculties and research centres, and in liaison with the White Rose university consortium and N8 RDM Directors, you will be responsible for planning, outreach, resource and policy development to address the data life cycle needs of researchers and for developing and implementing strategies that allow key RDM stakeholders to contribute as effectively as possible to the management and accessibility of the university’s research data outputs.

Educated to postgraduate degree level, you will be able to think strategically as well as deliver operationally. You will be a confident communicator and advocate for the benefits of RDM, who enjoys working with groups and individuals, as well as networking beyond the University. You will need to be exceptionally well-organised and proactive, experienced in planning and managing large-scale complex projects, and will possess excellent communication and diplomacy skills.

Archived on: 2015-01-30