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Library Manager

Belfast, Northern Ireland
£46,497 - £57,141 per annum (pro rata)
Closing date
4 Mar 2024

Digital and Information Services at Queen’s University Belfast, is currently seeking to appoint to the post of Library Manager.

You will be required to manage a team of staff based in the McClay library to ensure the delivery of high quality, customer-focused and responsive services to staff, student, external members, and visitors.

This post is part-time permanent.  You will be required to work two days per week, ideally a Wednesday and Thursday.

The successful candidate must have, and your application should clearly demonstrate that you meet the following criteria:

  • Minimum of degree (or equivalent qualification) or substantial relevant management experience.
  • Significant recent and relevant management experience in a customer service/service delivery
  • Significant experience of managing and developing staff.
  • Detailed knowledge of a range of academic library operations.

An understanding of trends in information management and delivery.

Please note the above are not an exhaustive list. For further information about the role including the essential and desirable criteria, please click on the Candidate Information link below.

At Queen’s our people are at the heart of everything we do. As a staff member you will become part of a vibrant organisational culture, which will provide you with the opportunity to achieve your full potential and enhance your career through a continuous focus on learning and development.

We offer an excellent employment package that includes:

  • Great terms & conditions
  • Pension schemes
  • Flexible working by enabling you to design your working week in collaboration with your manager through a blend of remote and office working
  • Family-friendly initiatives
  • Career development opportunities
  • Support for health & mental wellbeing
  • Generous holiday entitlement of 8.4 weeks a year (made up of 23 days annual leave, 10 closure days and 9 bank holidays)

Queen’s University is committed to promoting equality of opportunity to all. We have created an inclusive culture by establishing staff networks such as iRise (Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic and International Staff Network) and PRISM (LGBTQ+) which help us progress equality.

We also subscribe to Equality Charter Marks such as the Diversity Charter Mark NI in addition to Athena Swan. For further information on our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, please visit:; and

Informal enquiries may be directed to: Jacqueline McCurry

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