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Facilities and Security Assistant
Grade: 2
Salary Range: 16,618-18,940

The University Library is seeking to recruit a Facilities and Security Assistant to join our security team within the UL's Building Services Department. The purpose of the role is to actively contribute to the Building Services (BS) team, covering security and reception duties, allowing the service to be wide ranging, agile and customer focussed. The Building Services team accommodate the demands associated with building maintenance and standards set by Estates Management and/or other regulatory bodies. The role is an important member of the Building Services workforce and takes on a variety of security and reception related duties to ensure the building is properly secured and the safety of staff and visitors is maintained; it is important that the service is flexibly manned during Library opening hours so that staff and readers can expect reasonable levels of support at all times.

Reporting to the security team lead within Building Services, this role is responsible for carrying out a number of security, administrative and collaborating on risk management tasks across the Library as well as being a member of the department's emergency response team in times of disaster response (e.g. flooding, fire, other). In addition, this role is developmental by nature and you will be expected to work with other skill sets on the team to improve your on the job knowledge and skills in a variety of areas where your skills can be enhanced to benefit the service or colleagues on the team overall.

Opportunities to improve your core skills will therefore be available to you on the job and the role holder must be a strong team player/contributor and be agile with the ability to think on your feet, and the ability to communicate clearly and effectively, responding to issues happening around the Library, or escalating them where appropriate. The role holder will need to remain calm, considerate, clear thinking and above all, team orientated at all times, acting rationally and confidently, using safe and considerate working methods in all instances.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a basic disclosure (criminal records check) check and a security check.

For further details and to apply for the post, please click on the Cambridge University Job Opportunities link. This will direct you to the University’s web-based recruitment system, where you will be able to create an online application form.

For queries about this vacancy, please contact Simon Mead - tel: 01223 333105, email: sm939@cam.ac.uk

Please quote reference VE10451 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

Closing Date: Monday 5 December 2016

 

Open Access Research Assistant - Finance
Grade: 5
Salary Range: 25,298 - 29,301

The Office of Scholarly Communication is expanding the services offered to the Cambridge research community and is inviting candidates to apply for the newly created OA Research Assistant - Finance position. As a member of the Open Access team, they will provide support and advice on Open Access matters to the research community and will be responsible for managing the financial aspects of the Open Access projects. This will require the processing of invoices, verification of the agreed transaction and checking that compliance is met. The role holder will be responsible for preparing reports to funders and Jisc on expenditure from the funds. This will require close liaison with the Library Finance Office.

The Open Access Service in the Office of Scholarly Communication is processing several hundred articles per month into Apollo, the University repository www.repository.cam.ac.uk. The repository holds over 200,000 items, and stores, disseminates and preserves in the long-term the broader intellectual output of the university in digital formats, including databases, multi-media files, e-science outputs, theses, learning objects and electronic. To ensure efficient engagement with the "open" agenda, the Office of Scholarly Communication delivers numerous advocacy and training events across the University of Cambridge.

In addition to people with an eye for detail, financial accuracy and experience working across multiple systems, the OSC is looking for candidates familiar with the concepts of, and arguments, behind Open Research. As part of a dynamic team, the successful candidate will be resourceful, enthusiastic and show initiative in their work.

Shortlisted candidates will be asked to complete an exercise to demonstrate their ability to manipulate data to create a report, and to understand and interpret funder and publisher policies.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 3 years in the first instance.

For further details and to apply for the post, please click on the Cambridge University Job Opportunities link. This will direct you to the University’s web-based recruitment system, where you will be able to create an online application form.

Queries about the role can be directed to Dr Arthur Smith, Manager, Open Access Service - as2507@cam.ac.uk

Please quote reference VE10832 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

Closing Date: Friday 23 December 2016