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Content and Discovery Manager

Library Services

Location:  Aston University Main Campus
Salary:  £41,526 to £49,553 per annum
Grade:  Grade 09
Contract Type:  Continuing
Basis:  Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Sunday 20 June 2021
Interview Date:  Tuesday 06 July 2021
Reference:  R210187
Release Date:  Wednesday 02 June 2021

We are seeking a Content and Discovery Manager to join the team at Aston University Library.

As Content and Discovery Manager you will provide direction and leadership for the Library’s Content and Discovery team and be a proactive member of the Library Management Team working on strategic priorities and service development.

You will have knowledge and experience of library content provision and licencing, the scholarly publishing environment, and developments in the digital environment. You will be proactive and highly collaborative, with a flexible and adaptable approach to respond to operational and strategic challenges as they arise in a dynamic environment.

This is an exciting time to join the University and the Library at a time of strategic change and development where you will make a valuable contribution to our continued success.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Helen Curtis, Director of Library Services at or by telephone on 0121 204 4505.

Please note that anonymous shortlisting will be carried out for this role as part of Aston University’s commitment to equality and diversity and ensuring a fair and consistent approach to recruitment.   Personal details that are included on application forms, including the candidate’s name and address will not be disclosed to the shortlisting panel.  We kindly ask that candidates do not send CVs or cover letters as these will not be considered. Please note that only answers that fall within the application form questions will be assessed.  

Please note: Redeployees will be given priority consideration for vacancies

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Further particulars and application forms are available in alternative formats on request i.e. large print, Braille, tape or CD Rom.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact HR via

Aston University is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.



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