[ubuntu-za] Fwd: [Irtalk] IR administrator (UPSpace)

Hilton Gibson hilton.gibson at gmail.com
Mon May 4 07:46:39 UTC 2015


For someone well versed with Ubuntu LTS versions and has a working
knowledge of the Tomcat java webapp server.
See: http://wiki.lib.sun.ac.za/index.php/SUNScholar/DSpace for details of
the platform used at UP and SUN.



*Hilton Gibson*
Ubuntu Linux Systems Administrator
JS Gericke Library
Room 1025C
Stellenbosch University
Private Bag X5036
South Africa

Tel: +27 21 808 4100 | Cell: +27 84 646 4758

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From: Leti Kleyn <Leti.Kleyn at up.ac.za>
Date: 4 May 2015 at 09:21
Subject: [Irtalk] IR administrator (UPSpace)
To: irtalk at lists.lib.sun.ac.za
Cc: Hilda Kriel <Hilda.Kriel at up.ac.za>




*In pursuit of the ideals of excellence and diversity, the University of
Pretoria wishes to invite applications for the above vacancy.*

*The University of Pretoria's commitment to quality makes us one of the top
research Universities in the country and gives us a competitive advantage
in international science and technology development.*


The incumbent will be responsible for:

   - Administering the UP digital research repository;
   - Administering the interfaces relevant to the repository, e.g.
   digitisation, open scholarship, copyright and digital preservation;
   - Administering the client interfaces with the repository in
   consultation with information specialists and other relevant managers;
   - Continuous innovation of repository practices by implementing relevant
   new tools and practices;
   - Administering quality assurance of the repository work process in
   conjunction with the Open Scholarship Manager.


   - B-degree and three years’ relevant work experience in support of a
   research environment and/or the research process in an academic library; OR
   - B-degree and one year institutional repository experience; OR
   - Grade 12 and eight years’ IT knowledge and experience (such as
   DuraSpace, Linex and Java).


   - Appropriate language and communication skills;
   - Accuracy and a sense of responsibility;
   - Interpersonal skills and emotional intelligence;
   - Problem solving, organisational and negotiation skills;
   - Management and training skills;
   - Creativity and innovative thinking;
   - Ability to work independently and in a team;
   - Conflict management skills.


   - Insight into the information/knowledge, publishing and research
   - Knowledge of digitization and repositories;
   - Knowledge of copyright and Creative Commons licencing;
   - Knowledge of Adobe Acrobat software;
   - Knowledge of research and development;
   - Project management training and/or experience;
   - Specific expertise in terms of IT applications e.g. repository
   software (currently DSpace), Java programming.

PLEASE NOTE: All shortlisted candidates may be required to participate in
relevant skills assessments as part of the selection process.

The total remuneration package for this position ranges from approximately
R 250 904 to R 300 927 as determined by UP policy guidelines. (These
amounts include the University’s contributions to standard UP benefits,
namely provident fund, group life and funeral cover, but exclude
contributions to medical aid, as the latter varies per employee.) UP
subscribes to the BESTMED medical aid scheme and contributes 50% of the
applicable monthly premium.

Applicants are requested to apply online, quoting the applicable reference

In applying for this post, please attach:

   - A comprehensive CV;
   - Names, e-mail addresses and telephone details of three referees whom
   we have permission to contact.

CLOSING DATE:  13 May 2015

No application will be considered after the closing date, or if it does not
comply with at least the minimum requirements.

ENQUIRIES:  Dr L Kleyn, Tel: (012) 420 3876 for enquiries relating to the
post content, OR Ms Z Msibi, Tel: (012) 420 3649 for Human
Resources-related enquiries.

Should you not hear from the University of Pretoria by 31 July 2015, please
accept that your application has been unsuccessful.

*The University of Pretoria is committed to equality, employment equity and

*In accordance with the Employment Equity Plan of the University and its
Employment Equity goals and targets, preference may be given, but is not
limited to candidates from under-represented designated groups.*

*All candidates who comply with the requirements for appointment are
invited to apply.*

*The University of Pretoria reserves the right not to make an appointment
to the posts as advertised.*

*Dr Leti Kleyn*

Manager: Open Scholarship Programme

E-Services Unit

Department of Library Services

Merensky Library Room 2.24.2

University of Pretoria

8 leti.kleyn at up.ac.za ) 012 420 3876

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