Oxford University Press Digital Content Controller Summer Internship
Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford, which furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide.
Global Academic publishes books, journals and digital resources for the research, professional and higher education markets.
About the role
The Journals Online Content and Archive team within Journals Operations is responsible for online and digital content standards for journals content standards. The team provides project management and data analysis for journals in the US and UK including maintenance of the digital archive and data feeds to third parties.
Reporting to the Digital Content manager the Digital Content Controller will work in a small, busy team within Journals Operations, and will be responsible for:
- Implementing new digital content developments, working with the Digital Content Manager to define and document standards for Journals content online.
- The management of several concurrent digitisation projects for the Journals Digital Archive, monitoring and reporting on schedule, costs and scope.
- Ensuring the quality of XML data in Journals back content, by defining standards, maintaining QA tools and procedures, and managing supplier production processes, documentation, and feedback.
- Managing data ingestion and deliveries to third parties from our content management systemThe role works across departments and will interact with third party digitisation suppliers, editorial and marketing stakeholders, online hosting providers and the wider operations department.
The role works across departments and will interact with third party digitisation suppliers, editorial and marketing stakeholders, online hosting providers and the wider operations department.
You will be a positive and motivated team player with a strong interest in digital publishing. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following:
- Experience of managing successful digital projects including problem-solving, management of external suppliers, and stakeholder management.
- Experience of working with HTML, XML, tagged data, and DTDs.
- Able to work independently with excellent organizational abilities.
- Excellent communication skills, particularly the ability to explain technical information to a non-technical audience.
- High degree of literacy and attention to detail.
- Experience of working in a digital publishing environment, preferably including Journals content.
- Experience of formal project management methodologies, such as Prince2.
- Experience with tools for QA and validation of data, e.g., parsing tools for XML.
- Able to confidently conduct training and presentations when required
- Competitive salary depending on skills and experience
- Claire Rees
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