Library Technologies Manager

Southampton, United Kingdom
£31,406 to £38,587 per annum
21 Jan 2022
End of advertisement period
21 Feb 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Collections & Digital Library Systems

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £31,406 to £38,587 per annum
Full Time Permanent
Closing Date:  Monday 21 February 2022
Interview Date:   Thursday 03 March 2022
Reference:  1450621KX-R

About the role

Do you want to make a difference? Are you able to provide the technological know-how and management style to support a world-leading university achieve its strategic aims during these exceptional times? We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, pro-active individual to the post of Library Technologies Manager. The role will involve the day-to-day analysis, maintenance, integration, management and reporting on a range of library systems across multiple platforms. This is a great time to join the University of Southampton Library Services team as Library Technologies Manager. This key role will manage and develop our integrated library system and resource discovery systems in close collaboration with our iSolutions Directorate to ensure the provision of a high-quality inspirational experience to over 23,000 students and staff across all campuses. As part of the Library Services technologies team, you will manage and support the current integrated library system and help develop and deploy a next-generation library services platform in the coming year. The Library Technologies Manager will join a talented team at an exciting and challenging time, managing and delivering the transformation of our library technologies, improving access to our world-class collections, and enhancing our users experience.  

About the University of Southampton

Nestled between the New Forest and the sea in the beautiful county of Hampshire, with excellent transport links, the University of Southampton’s mission is to change the world for the better. As a world-leading, research-intensive university, with a strong and high-quality educational offering, we are renowned for our innovation and enterprise. We are a founding member of the Russell Group - an organization of 24 top UK universities committed to maintaining the highest research and teaching standards.

We are committed to our strategic principles of collegiality, quality, environmental sustainability, and global reputation. We value equality and diversity and are a founding signatory of the Athena SWAN Charter. Many of our staff work flexibly in many different ways, including part-time or some working from home. Please talk to us at the interview about the flexibility you need.

As part of our commitment to your well-being, we offer an occupational pension scheme and generous holidays. Staff also have access to our state-of-the-art on-campus sports, arts, and culture facilities, a full programme of events, and access to a number of University employee-discount schemes.

Further information about working at University can be found on our website.

Application Procedure 

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Hannah Farrance (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 2507 or email  Please quote reference 1450621KX-R on all correspondence.