Information Specialist

Cranfield, United Kingdom
£33,809 to £37,684 per annum, with potential progression up to £47,105 per annum
03 Dec 2021
End of advertisement period
16 Jan 2022
Contract Type

School/Department Student Experience
Based at Cranfield Campus, Cranfield, Bedfordshire
Hours of work 37 hours per week, normally worked Monday to Friday. Flexible working will be considered.
Contract type Permanent
Salary Full time starting salary is normally in the range of £33,809 to £37,684 per annum, with potential progression up to £47,105 per annum
Apply by 16/01/2022

Role Description

About the role

We are looking for an enthusiastic team member to join the Library Education Information Services team based in the Kings Norton Library.  The team provides high-quality support and teaching to students and academic staff in the Schools of Aerospace, Transport and Manufacturing (SATM) and Water, Environment and Agrifood, Energy and Power (SWEE).

The successful candidate will develop and deliver teaching in library and information literacy, participate in projects as well as creating online guides and videos.

Some evening and weekend working will be necessary.

About you

You will be customer focused and seek to continuously improve practices to enhance the student experience. You should be a qualified librarian and/or have experience of teaching information literacy skills in a higher education setting.  You will be highly motivated, have a passion for teaching and learning with excellent communication and information literacy skills.

About Us

As a specialist postgraduate university, Cranfield’s world-class expertise, large-scale facilities and unrivalled industry partnerships are creating leaders in technology and management globally. Learn more about Cranfield and our unique impact here.

Working at the forefront of world leading research and education, the successful applicant will have exciting opportunities for career development in this key position within a supportive team and environment.

Our Values and Commitments

Our shared, stated values help to define who we are and underpin everything we do: Ambition; Impact; Respect; and Community. Find out more here.

We aim to create and maintain a culture in which everyone can work and study together and realise their full potential. Find out about our key commitments to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and Flexible Working here. We are currently piloting hybrid working arrangements until April 2022.  This means the majority of our staff are spending between 40% and 60% of their time working from the office where job roles allow.

How to apply

For an informal discussion about this opportunity, please contact Sally Wilkinson, Head of Barrington Library, and Education and Research Support on (E)

Apply online now. Please do not hesitate to contact us for further details on E: Please quote reference number 3834.

Closing date for receipt of applications:   16 January 2022

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