Analyst Business Partner (Knowledge Services)

Job reference: 049922

Location: Flexible

Job closing date: 22/04/2021

Job posted date: 08/04/2021

Salary: Band 6 (£32,118 - £39,560)

Employment type: Permanent

Job Type: Administrative Services

Hours of work: 37.5

Department: Knowledge Services

Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Education for Scotland

**** COVID-19 – Please note that during this time all interviews will be conducted remotely.  If successful you will also initially be working remotely in line with guidance from Scottish Government***

Full Time; 37.5 hours per week  

Who we are 

NHS Education for Scotland (NES) is a Special Health Board whose mission is to contribute to the highest quality of healthcare throughout NHS Scotland by promoting best practice in the education and life-long learning of all staff.  The Digital Group has created a strategic programme for the transformation of digital based services to allow NES to become a leading digital organisation in Scottish Health, digital by default and fully aligned with the Scottish Government’s eHealth and Digital strategies. The Knowledge Management and Discovery Business Unit promotes access to the evidence, research and learning resources to support the health and social care workforce through the delivery of a learning management system, Turas Learn and a Digital library hosted on The Knowledge Network  

What you’ll do 

You will join the team providing the national digital library for health and social care staff in Scotland. As the eResources librarian (Analyst Business Partner Knowledge Services) you will be responsible for the operational delivery of the national e-resources subscriptions.  You will ensure all the electronic resources purchased by NES are properly recorded and made available via Library Search and The Knowledge Network.  You will monitor the access and use of the subscription resources including liaison with providers, collation of usage statistics and troubleshooting access problems. You will manage user management on EduServ (OpenAthens) and other systems supporting user access to subscription resources and physical stock. You will support the provision of material not covered by the subscriptions. You will lead the User Support team. You will provide advice on the NHSScotland licence from the Copyright Licensing Agency and answer general copyright and licensing queries as required. 

What you’ll bring 

Educated to degree level, with a postgraduate qualification in library, information or knowledge management. 

  • Experience of managing digital library subscription services and information management in a digital environment 
  • An understanding of copyright law  
  • Experience supporting user enquiries 
  • An eye for detail  

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