Information Services Officer

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Company: University of Glasgow

Department: School of Social and Political Sciences

Salary: £28,098 to £31,604 per annum

Hours: Full Time

Contract type: Fixed-Term/Contract

Type / Role: Professional or Managerial

Phone: +44-1368 5921600

Fax: +44-1294 7038635

E-mail: N\A


Detail information about job Information Services Officer. Terms and conditions vacancy

Job Purpose

You will be responsible for providing information management services in the Urban Big Data Centre (UBDC), a national Data Service funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) as part of the Big Data Network Phase 2 – Business and Local Data. The UBDC is led by the University of Glasgow in partnership with the Universities of Edinburgh, Cambridge, Reading, Bristol, Sheffield and Illinois-Chicago.

The Centre’s Data Service focuses on the management and dissemination of complex urban data to users and involves the curation and linkage of different data sources. Under the supervision of the Centre's Senior IT and Data Services Manager and independently, you will work to enhance the Centre’s data collections, and provide specialist support to data programmes. You will update and maintain documentation and provide support to the Centre’s research and scientific computing staff as well as staff from other organisations making use the UBDC data service.

Standard Terms & Conditions

Salary will be on the Management, Professional and Administrative Grade, level 6, £28,098 - £31,604 per annum.

This post is funded until 29 January 2019.

New entrants to the University will be required to serve a probationary period of 6 months.

Vacancy reference: 018887; Closing date: 17 September 2017.

The successful applicant will be eligible to join the Universities’ Superannuation Scheme. Further information regarding the scheme is available from the Superannuation Officer, who is also prepared to advise on questions relating to the transfer of Superannuation benefits.

It is the University of Glasgow’s mission to foster an inclusive climate, which ensures equality in our working, learning, research and teaching environment.

We strongly endorse the principles of Athena SWAN, including a supportive and flexible working environment, with commitment from all levels of the organisation in promoting gender equity.

The University of Glasgow, charity number SC004401.

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