Manager, Researcher Information Systems

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Created: June 15, 2014


Position Available: The expected start date is as soon as possible after the closing date. This is a 100%, twelve-month, Academic Professional appointment.

Responsibilities: The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign seeks a collaborative and service-oriented professional for the position of Manager, Researcher Information Systems. The successful candidate will manage and implement a set of researcher information systems, including a researcher profile system (based on the Elsevier Pure Experts Portal – formerly Scival Experts) and a researcher identifier system (ORCID), and will work in close collaboration with the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research (OVCR), the campus academic technology unit (CITES), the University’s administrative computing unit (AITS), college and departmental research officers, and colleagues within the University Library. Reporting to the Coordinator of the campus IDEALS institutional repository , this position sits within the Library’s growing program of research support services.

Qualifications: Required: Bachelor's degree; demonstrated experience managing large, complex web-based projects with multiple stakeholders; supervisory experience; demonstrated ability to work independently; demonstrated ability to meet production deadlines and goals; strong oral and written communication skills; demonstrated professional experience supporting research systems in an academic setting; an understanding of the diversity of the scholarly communication system within an academic setting.  See for Preferred

To Apply:  To ensure full consideration, please complete your candidate profile at and upload a letter of interest, resume, and contact information including email addresses for three professional references. Applications not submitted through this website will not be considered. For questions, please call: 217-333-8169.

Deadline:  In order to ensure full consideration we urge candidates to submit application materials on or before July 11, 2014.

Illinois is an Affirmative Action /Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity.


Published: Sunday, June 15, 2014 20:46 UTC

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