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[InetBib] Stellenausschreibung - OpenAIRE/OpenAIREplus - Niedersächsische Staats- und Universitätsbibliothek Göttingen

Liebe Kolleginnen und Kollegen,

wir möchten Sie auf die unten angefügte Stellenausschreibung der 
Niedersächsischen Staats- und Universitätsbibliothek Göttingen 
aufmerksam machen.

Mit besten Grüßen,
Birgit Schmidt


Vacancy: Project Manager for the European OpenAIRE / OpenAIREplus 
project Office: Göttingen State and University Library, Germany

Göttingen State and University Library (SUB Göttingen) is engaged in 
several national and international projects on the development of 
infrastructures and services for electronic publishing and the 
implementation of Open Access.

In this context, the European project "OpenAIRE – Open Access 
Infrastructure for Research in Europe" is seeking a

Project Manager

Your responsibility will be to

* manage the project, working closely with the scientific, technical and 
administrative coordinators of the project
* support the effective collaboration of all networking and liaison 
partners, across organisational and technological developments
* develop and implement a broad scale advocacy and training programme 
linking the Open Access and repository community to data archives, 
research data management, scientific publishers and other stakeholders
* align with ongoing disciplinary and research data initiatives and 
results of studies with regards to researchers’ practices, licensing and 
sustainability issues

You will need:

* a Master’s degree
* excellent knowledge in digital information management, preferably in 
the area of Open Access, repository infrastructures and services and 
research data
* previous project management experience including the delivery of 
high-profile, multi-agency projects
* good knowledge in computer science and/or copyrights are important assets
* excellent communication and organisational skills with a proven 
ability to work with a wide range of internal and external contacts and 
* team spirit, curiosity, dynamism and sense of initiative
* fluent in English (spoken & written), German would be an asset but is 
not required.

This position offers you an interesting and varied work within a young 
and dynamic international team in a pleasant working atmosphere. The 
post will involve a certain amount of travel both within Europe and 

This post is offered with immediate effect in a full-time position 
(currently 39,8 hrs/week) on a two year term contract, with potential 
for renewal. Salary is expected to be ca. EUR 45.000 p.a. (depending on 
experience; German salary schema for public employees). This post is 
suitable for part-time employment.

The OpenAIRE project supports the implementation of the Open Access 
policies of the European Commission and the European Research Council by 
delivering an electronic infrastructure and supporting mechanism for the 
presentation and monitoring of research articles (and to some extent 
related scientific data) funded in seven disciplines (energy, 
environment, ICT, electronic infrastructures, science in society etc.). 
Based on this, OpenAIREplus extends and enhances the infrastructure by 
linking publications to scientific datasets, enriching the information 
space and establishing connections with other infrastructures. In both 
projects SUB Göttingen acts as the scientific coordinator.

The University of Göttingen is an equal opportunities employer and 
places particular emphasis on fostering career opportunities for women. 
Qualified women are therefore strongly encouraged to apply.

Disabled persons with equivalent aptitude will be favoured.

For further information, please contact Dr. Birgit Schmidt, phone: +49 
551 39-5228 or email at: bschmidt@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, or Margo 
Bargheer, phone: +49 551 39-91188 or email at: 

To apply please submit a full CV and covering letter to: Direktor der 
Niedersächsischen Staats- und Universitätsbibliothek Göttingen, Platz 
der Göttinger Sieben 1, D-37073 Göttingen, or email: 

Closing date: 1 July 2011

Note: Please submit the usual application documents. These documents 
will not be returned to the applicants, so please do not submit any 


Dr. Birgit Schmidt
Scientific Manager

Goettingen State and University Library
- Electronic Publishing -
Platz der Goettinger Sieben 1
D-37073 Goettingen

Tel. +49 551 39-5228
Fax  +49 551 39-5222

COAR www.coar-repositories.org
OpenAIRE www.openaire.eu
OAPEN www.oapen.org
Open Access www.open-access.net


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