ROYAL HOLLOWAY, UNIVERSITY OF LONDON

Information Consultant

Location
Egham, United Kingdom
Salary
£35,333 per annum - including London Allowance
Posted
06 Dec 2018
End of advertisement period
01 Jan 2019
Ref
1218-495
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Library Services

Location:      Egham
Salary:      £35,333 per annum - including London Allowance
Closing Date:      Tuesday 01 January 2019
Interview Date:      Thursday 10 January 2019

Applications are invited for the fixed-term post of Information Consultant in the Library Services Department

As an Information Consultant within the Library’s Academic Liaison team, you will take a lead role in providing services, support and advocacy to the University. Key roles will include creation and delivery of engaging information literacy teaching, building effective working relationships between a range of academic departments in the Arts and Social Sciences Faculty and the Library, and efficient collection management.

As a qualified information professional, you will have demonstrable experience of providing strong user-focused services within an academic environment, and have a good grounding in providing information resources for teaching and research. You will have a keen interest in continuing to develop and promote the role of the library at all levels of the University. You will be an enthusiastic teacher, with experience of delivering innovative and engaging information literacy training within degree programmes. Ideally, you will have a degree in an arts and humanities subject, or a background in delivering library services to arts and humanities departments.

In return we offer an excellent rewards and benefits package including generous annual leave and training and development opportunities. 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, Acting Head of Academic Liaison leanne.workman@royalholloway.ac.uk or +44 (0)1784 414425.

To view further details of this post and to apply please visit https://jobs.royalholloway.ac.uk. For queries on the application process the Human Resources Department can be contacted by email at: recruitment@rhul.ac.uk

Please quote the reference: 1218-495

Closing Date: Midnight, Tuesday 1 January 2019.

Interview Date: 10 January 2019