part-time knowledge base and data manager in london

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london, greater london
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Part-time Knowledge base and Data Manager

Are you an experienced Data Manager? Would you like to work for not-for-profit organisation that is at the forefront of innovation within UK education and research?

Our client is helping to ensure the UK remains at the forefront of innovation within UK education and research. They are looking for a part time Knowledge and Data Manager to support their growing team based in London or Harwell. They are offering salary in line with experience up to £16.48 per hour.

About the role
Knowledge Base+ (KB+) is a service within the directorate, its primary purpose being to help universities and colleges deliver better efficiency and value for money through the development of a shared service. KB+ is a shared service from the company that helps UK libraries manage their e resources more efficiently.

KB+ includes the following types of information on e-resources:
*Publication information: title, package, platform and coverage information for print and electronic journals, books and databases
*Subscription and entitlement information
*Licence information
It is the intention of KB+ to provide institutions and other participants in the e-resource supply chain with accurate and timely e-resource management information, making it available in machine readable formats that comply with existing standards and best practice.

Our new team member will need to be experienced in and willing to:

*Collating and verifying title list information from publishers and other sources to ensure that relevant fields in the KB+ data import format (based on the KBART recommendations) are complete and accurate.
*Identify new e-resource packages and agreements to be included in KB+.
*Updating such publication data as changes, such as title transfers, cessation etc. occur.
*Update and amend the KB+ system in response to information received or gathered from publishers, aggregators, subscription agents or other content suppliers and information sources to ensure that the relevant data in KB+ reflects current package and title list information.
*Work with academic institutions to include information on institutional entitlements and subscription holdings within KB+
*Respond to queries about the data in KB+ from institutions, suppliers, publishers etc.
*Participate in project work relating to the development of KB+

If this sounds like you please submit your CV to be considered.

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