Head of Academic Liaison

Egham, United Kingdom
£42,926 per annum - including London Allowance
Sunday, 17 March 2019
End of advertisement period
Friday, 5 April 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Library Services

Location:      Egham
Salary:      £42,926 per annum - including London Allowance
Closing Date:      Friday 05 April 2019
Interview Date:      To be confirmed

Full-Time, Fixed Term Contract (12 month maternity cover)

Applications are invited for the fixed-term post of Head of Academic Liaison (Maternity Cover) in Library Services.

As Head of Academic Liaison (Maternity Cover) you will take a leading and strategic role in delivering and developing services and advocacy to the University with particular reference to liaison, teaching and researcher support. Key roles will include building effective relationships with academic departments and providing proactive leadership of the team of information consultants in their work with departments and students. You will also work closely across a range of Professional Services Departments to ensure an excellent student experience.

As a qualified information professional, you will have demonstrable experience of providing strong user-focused services within an academic environment as well as proven experience of leadership and effective management of staff. You will have the experience and motivation to develop and promote the role of the Library at all levels of the University as well as to manage change and initiate innovation.

As well as being able to think and operate strategically you will be an enthusiastic leader with excellent interpersonal skills and abilities to relate to staff, students and colleagues across the University and externally. As a member of the Library Services Management Team you will provide input to decision-making across the whole service.

In return we offer a highly competitive rewards and benefits package including:

  • Generous annual leave entitlement 
  • Training and Development opportunities
  • Pension Scheme with generous employer contribution 
  • Various schemes including Cycle to Work, Season Ticket Loans and help with the cost of Eyesight testing. 
  • Free parking 

The post is based in Egham, Surrey where the College is situated in a beautiful, leafy campus near to Windsor Great Park and within commuting distance from London.

This is a fixed term post to cover a period of maternity leave for 12 months. This appointment could end earlier than expected should the substantive post-holder return to work early.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Leanne Workman, Head of Academic Liaison

To view further details of this post and to apply please visit For queries on the application process the Human Resources Department can be contacted by email at:

Please quote the reference: 0319-094

Closing Date: Midnight, 5 April 2019

Interview Date: To be confirmed

Please note that it will not be possible for the College to issue a Certificate of Sponsorship for successful candidates as this role does not fall into one of the standard occupational codes deemed eligible for sponsorship by UK Visas and Immigration. Successful candidates will therefore need to be eligible to work in the UK or have limited leave to remain in the UK and associated right to work for the duration of their employment with the College, in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.

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