Collections Coordinator

Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear (GB)
£28,981 - £35,223
25 Nov 2021
End of advertisement period
05 Dec 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

We have a fantastic opportunity for an individual to join the University Library’s Collections team as a Collections Coordinator.  Reporting to the Collections Librarian, the successful candidate will provide high-quality professional and administrative support for library resource procurement, evaluation, and access.   
The Library’s Collections team maintains and manages access to the library’s academic resource subscriptions including key databases and ejournal collections that are critical for teaching and research. Our Collections Coordinators play a key role in ensuring the timely procurement of Library resources to ensure that access is seamlessly maintained across subscription periods.

You will be required to work closely with professional support colleagues and external stakeholders to ensure compliance with legal and financial regulations and to supervise the workload allocation of the collections assistants. You must be committed to providing excellent customer service and able to work under pressure. Excellent communication skills and the ability to work effectively as part of a team are also essential.  

For more information about the post, please contact Lorna Hibbert (Collections Librarian) at Or Becky Cole (Collections Librarian) at 

To apply for this vacancy please click 'Apply Now’ and submit a Covering Letter and your CV and where relevant any documents specifically requested in the Role Description and Person Specification.

If you are successful in your application for this role, you will be employed by Northumbria University Services Limited.  Further details can be found at

Northumbria University takes pride in, and values, the quality and diversity of our staff. We welcome applications from all members of the community. The University holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award in recognition of our commitment to improving employment practices for the advancement of gender equality

Our team has a blended approach which includes remote and on campus working.  The frequency with which colleagues will work on campus will depend on the role and the needs of the University. Some colleagues work on campus 5 days a week and others perhaps 2 or 3 days.

Please note this vacancy will close on 05/12/2021 

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