Subject Librarian (Business)

Location
London (Greater) (GB)
Posted
Thursday, 12 November 2020
End of advertisement period
Wednesday, 2 December 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Subject Librarian (Business) 12 months FTC or secondment opportunity

Reference Number  60010438
Location  Northampton Square  Map & Directions
School / Service   Professional Services
Department   Library Services
Contract Duration   Fixed Term
Hours   Full-time
Salary Range (£)   38017 to 44045

Background
Founded in 1894, City, University of London is a global university committed to academic excellence with a focus on business and the professions and an enviable central London location.

City attracts around 20,000 students (over 40% postgraduate level) from more than 150 countries and staff from over 75 countries.

In the last decade, City has almost tripled the proportion of its total academic staff producing world-leading or internationally excellent research.

Led by President, Professor Sir Paul Curran, City has made significant investments in its academic staff, its estate and its infrastructure and continues to work towards realising its vision of being a leading global university.

Library Services provides a dedicated, professional and responsive service across the three campuses of City, University of London. Our collections of print and online resources support the teaching and research activities of the institution. Our printed collections consist of around 250,000 books with over 25,000 online journals and over 1600 study spaces available in our libraries.

Responsibilities
The successful candidate will liaise and develop contacts within the Business School in relation to promoting and to gathering feedback on Library Services. They will participate with ongoing collection management and development including monitoring and evaluating business resources to support students on academic programmes. They will represent Library Services at relevant meetings.

The successful candidate will inform and assist in projects undertaken by Library Services, will be involved with induction of both staff and students, and will contribute to developing, delivering and evaluating Digital and Information Literacy programmes for students and staff.

Person Specification
The successful candidate will have a CILIP accredited qualification in librarianship or information management, or equivalent experience in a library role. They will have knowledge of business resources and research skills, excellent organisational skills and a proven ability to plan and undertake a range of tasks and manage thier workload effectively. They will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and customer service experience that enables them to interact with library users, colleagues, academic staff, researchers and other stakeholders inside and outside the university.

Additional Information
City offers a sector-leading salary, pension scheme and benefits including a comprehensive package of staff training and development.

Closing date for applications: 11.59 pm, 2nd December 2020

Actively working to promote equal opportunity and diversity

Academic excellence for business and the professions
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60010438 JD v2.pdf 

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