13.0309 job at King's College London

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Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 13, No. 309.
Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London

Date: Fri, 03 Dec 1999 16:54:46 +0000
From: Astrid Wissenburg <astrid.wissenburg@kcl.ac.uk>
Subject: Job at King's College London

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Advert: Senior Project Manager MALIBU, King's College London

MALIBU Senior Project Manager (0.8 fte, 12 months)
Directorate: Information Services and Systems (ISS)
Institution: King's College London
Location: London


MALIBU (MAnaging the hybrid LIbrary for the Benefit of Users) is a
national three-year research and development project on hybrid
libraries, funded under Phase 3 of the national Electronic Libraries
Programme (eLib). By 'hybrid' is meant the integration of electronic
and traditional information services within the higher education
environment. The project's scope is the humanities disciplines, and it
focuses in particular on services and service delivery, on
organisational and management issues, and on the involvement of end
users. The project is a collaboration between King's College London, the
University of Oxford and the University of Southampton, with King's as
the lead partner.

Following the appointment of the current Senior Project Manager to a
senior information services post in King's College London, we are now
looking for an enthusiastic, self-motivated and experienced project
manager to co-ordinate the project in its final year and bring it to a
successful conclusion. The post offers the opportunity to take a lead
role in a project of national and international significance.

The Senior Project Manager will be responsible for:
* co-ordinating the project work across the partner institutions and
project teams, including project planning;
* maintaining relations with a range of external organisations,
including the eLib Programme Office, testbed institutions, and
information and system suppliers;
* financial monitoring and reporting;
* developing strategic directions for the project in collaboration with
the Steering Committee.

The successful candidate will have:
* excellent organisation and project management skills and experience;
* excellent interpersonal and team working skills;
* at least 3 years relevant experience in an information management
* a post-graduate degree and/or relevant professional qualification.
Experience within Higher Education would be an advantage, in particular
in the areas of service development or digital resources and the range
of technical issues relevant to resource discovery and information
retrieval and delivery.

An appointment will be made on Grade 4 of the Administrative, Library
and Computing Staff scale (29,585-34,705 per annum inclusive of 2,134
London allowance, pro rata 0.8 f.t.e).
**Secondments will be welcomed, and variations in the fte level may also
be considered.**


Informal enquiries may be directed to Harold Short,
harold.short@kcl.ac.uk, tel: +44 171 848 2739/2684, fax: +44 171 848

Application forms can be obtained from the Alison Aleppo, Personnel
Department (see contact details below). Further particulars and more
information about MALIBU can be found at the project
website: http://www.kcl.ac.uk/malibu

Application forms should be returned to: Alison Aleppo,
alison.aleppo@kcl.ac.uk, Personnel Department, King's College London,
James Clerk Maxwell Building, Waterloo Road, London SE1 8WA, fax: +44
171 872 3481

The closing date for receipt of applications is 22 December 1999.
Interviews for this post are expected to take place in the week
beginning 17 January 2000. Candidates will be asked to indicate their
availability with their application.

Drs. Astrid Wissenburg (astrid.wissenburg@kcl.ac.uk)
Assistant Director ISS (Information Resources)
King's College London, Library
Strand, London WC2R 2LS
phone: 0171 848 2992

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