Subject Librarian (Law)
Subject Librarian (Law)
Reference Number 60031308
Location Northampton Square
School / Service Professional Services
Department Library Services
Contract Duration Permanent
Salary Range (£)38017 to 44045
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.
The successful candidate will liaise and develop contacts with designated Schools and Departments in relation to promoting and to gathering feedback on Library Services. They will participate with ongoing collection management and development including monitoring and evaluating law resources to support students on both academic and professional 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.
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 law resources and legal 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.
City offers a sector-leading salary, pension scheme and benefits including a comprehensive package of staff training and development.
Closing date for applications: 11:59pm, 5th October 2020.
Actively working to promote equal opportunity and diversity.
Academic excellence for business and the professions.
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