Academic Support Librarian

Lanarkshire (GB)
Grade 5 : £30,045 to £35,844 per annum pro rata
Nov 15, 2019
End of advertisement period
Dec 02, 2019
Contract Type
Part Time

Information Services

Lanarkshire Campus

21 Hours/Week, permanent

We are seeking to appoint an Academic Support Librarian within the Information Services Directorate. This is a vital post within the Library’s Academic Support and User Services team, and will provide high quality, innovative and user-focussed services to students, academic staff and researchers at UWS. 

The team deliver all professional aspects of the library’s academic and research support activity to ensure maximum impact at the University. The post holder will take a proactive approach to building strong relations with academics, students, and other colleagues within the Information Services Directorate. This post will have a specific responsibility within a designated School, currently the School of Health and Life Sciences (as lead for Life Sciences), and be based primarily at our Lanarkshire Campus.

You will have a first degree and a postgraduate library and information science qualification; or a first degree in library and information science, information management, or equivalent. You will be a proactive and organised individual with experience of working in an academic library environment. Self-motivated, and with excellent interpersonal skills, you will have high level planning skills to organise and prioritise your workload to meet deadlines.

Further information, including full description of the job and person specification and details of how to apply, is available at

Closing Date:  Monday 2 December 2019

Interview Date:  w/c Monday 9th December 2019

UWS is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applications from underrepresented groups.

UWS is a “Disability Confident” employer.

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