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Further Education and Sixth Form Librarian

Birmingham, United Kingdom
£29,605 - £32,982 per annum
Closing date
2 Jun 2024

Job Details

Job details

Salary £29,605 - £32,982 per annum
Contractual hours 37
Basis Full Time
Package Full details can be found here -
Job reference REQ000081
Attachments FE6 Librarian - JDPS - May 24.pdf

Job description

During an exciting period of growth for UCB, including the development of world-class facilities, and a new Sixth Form Centre, UCB Library is for the first time creating a library role dedicated to supporting our students, engaged in Further Education, Sixth Form, and other courses at Qualification Levels 1, 2 and 3.

As the Further Education and Sixth Form Centre Librarian, you will provide interesting and engaging in-class Research and Referencing support for students. In addition, you will provide 1:1 Research and Referencing support in one of UCB’s Academic Skills Centres, Libraries or Thinkspaces.

You will liaise directly with academics to help support their students, working with them to select and order appropriate books, ebooks and other related library learning resources.  You will also play a key role in ensuring that our Libraries and Thinkspaces are attractive and welcoming and are conducive to study.  

You will have experience of supporting learners in research within a library or related setting, a high level of written and oral communication skills, the ability to communicate effectively with students as individuals or within group settings, and a passion for libraries and learning.

Standard Information

UCB is an equal opportunities employer.

University College Birmingham is proud to have been voted top in the International category in the prestigious 2023 Whatuni Student Choice Awards. We were also awarded silver in the University of the Year category. The awards are voted for and by students showcasing the incredible relationships we foster here at University College Birmingham between Staff and Students. We are rated TEF rated Silver, with a Good Ofsted rating.

University College Birmingham has a unique collaborative partnership with the University of Warwick - Ranked ninth in the 2024 Guardian League Tables and 67th in the World QS University Rankings 2024.

You may need to obtain permission to work in the UK if you don’t already have the unrestricted right to work in any role. There are various types of visa which include the right to work. You can check if you need a UK visa using the Government’s online tool and find information about UK visa routes and the eligibility criteria that must be met for each route Work in the UK - GOV.UK ( All staff are required to prove their right to work in the UK before they start work.

All applicants for employment at the University will be expected to undertake an Enhanced Check with the Disclosure and Barring Service prior to commencement.

All applicants for employment at the University will be expected to demonstrate an understanding of the principles of Safeguarding and the PREVENT agenda in the context of further and higher education.  


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