Digital Resources Specialist

London, England, United Kingdom
£32,000.00 per annum
16 Mar 2017
End of advertisement period
30 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Salary: Up to £32,000.00 per annum, depending on experience
Status: Permanent, Full Time, 37.5 hours per week
Location: Greenwich or Greenford Campus, with flexibility to work across all sites
Application deadline: 30 March 2017

About the role

We are seeking an experienced and passionate Digital Resources Specialist to join our growing organisation. Within this post you will play a key role in supporting the effective delivery of Library and Learning Resources within GSM London. These include both physical and online resources such as library spaces, print and electronic collections, information skills support and academic liaison. This position will contribute to the management, development and support of a broad range of online services, electronic content, library applications and tools and will be expected to work closely with other Library and Information Services staff, the academic faculty and other professional departments to ensure that services meet the needs of students and staff across the institution.

To be successful, you will need to be postgraduate degree qualified in Library/Information Science or a related discipline or possess equivalent experience, and demonstrate experience within a similar role in an academic or specialised library service. You will possess superior customer service and communication skills, initiative and have the ability to be planned and organised in a busy environment.  In addition you will be proficient in electronic resources administration, the use of library management systems and discovery search tools. Your experience in user education and academic liaison will be highly regarded, alongside your knowledge of online business and legal information resources.

Please note: This role may require occasional flexibility in working hours in order to deliver information workshops, or during peak times and times of need in order support the opening hours of our Library Services which operate from 8.30 am – 9.00 pm Monday to Friday.

For further details please see the Job description below.

How to apply

To express your interest in this position view the Job description below and submit your completed application form (link below) via email to quoting your Name followed by Digital Resources Specialist in the subject line.

The application form is here.

GSM London are committed to promoting equal opportunities to people regardless of age, gender, religion, belief, race, sexuality or disability. We operate as an employment agency and employment business. Please note you must have the Right to Work in the UK (without Employer sponsorship) to be considered for this role.

Only successful candidates will be contacted for an interview. 

Job description

The job description is here.

About GSM London

GSM London is an independent higher education provider that has been delivering degree-level education for over 40 years. We have campuses in Greenwich and Greenford and a study centre at London Bridge. Our partnership with Plymouth University means that our students receive a final qualification/degree awarded by one of the UK’s top modern universities. GSM London is genuinely inclusive, helping our diverse student body realise their aspirations whatever their situation or background. We encourage them to have bold dreams and we focus on employability from day one. We currently have around 7,000 students studying for a range of business-related degrees.

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