Drill Hall Library Manager

London, United Kingdom
29 Aug 2018
End of advertisement period
30 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Library Services - Drill Hall Library

Location:  Medway campus
Salary:  £50,132 to £58,089 per annum
Contract Type:  Permanent
Closing Date:  Sunday 30 September 2018
Interview Date:  Monday 22 October 2018

We are seeking an experienced and highly collaborative individual with excellent communication skills to provide strategic and operational leadership for the Drill Hall Library, a shared service which delivers high quality library and IT services to support the staff and students of the Universities at Medway.

We are looking for someone who is highly motivated, has exceptional partnership development skills and can empower teams to work confidently to deliver seamless and high quality services within a busy and at times complex environment.

Working very closely with the three institutional partners - Canterbury Christchurch University, University of Greenwich and University of Kent – the role holder will provide expert leadership for ground breaking joint projects of national importance, moving the collaboration to new levels.

The successful candidate will join the ground-breaking Universities at Medway partnership as a direct employee of either University of Greenwich or University of Kent - to be determined in conversation prior to appointment

Candidates can apply for this role either through University of Greenwich or through University of Kent. All candidates applying through either route will be considered through a single partnership process.

As Drill Hall Library Manager you will:

To be successful in this role you will have:

Information and Library Services functions at the Universities of Greenwich and Kent

Both Universities have converged library and IT departments and operate across multiple campuses. There is a shared Library Management System and the Universities at Medway hosts a Shared Services Board for the Medway Campus which is attended by representatives from the partner Universities. See further information below:

If you would like to discuss this opportunity further, please contact:

Paul Butler - Director of Information and Library Services, University of Greenwich

John Sotillo - Director of Information Services, University of Kent

Please see the links below to view the full job description and also to apply for this post. If you require further information regarding the application process please contact The Recruitment Team on ref number: 1794

Please note - applications must be made via the University’s online application system. You will be required to fill in the main details section of the application form as well as upload your CV and a cover letter. Your cover letter should clearly and explicitly address the requirements of the Person specification and you should provide clear evidence and examples in your application which back-up any assertions you make in relation to each criterion. We recommend a maximum of 4 x A4 sides for this document.

CVs or details sent directly to the department or via email cannot be considered.

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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