Information Skills Specialist
Salary: • c£32,000 per annum, depending on experience
Status: Permanent, Full Time
Location: Based at our Greenford Campus with flexibility to work at Greenwich and London Bridge sites
Application deadline: 18 September 2017
About the role
We are seeking an experienced and passionate Information Skills Specialist to join our growing organisation. Within this post you will play a key role in supporting the effective delivery of Library & 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 provision of services to support teaching, learning and research, including the design, delivery and integration of information literacy competencies across academic programmes and coordination of other relevant library instruction initiatives. The post is expected to work closely with other Library & Learning Resources staff, faculty representatives and other professional departments to ensure that services meet the needs of students and staff across the college.
What we’re looking for
To be successful, you will need to be degree qualified in a relevant 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 demonstrate a clear understanding of information literacy and digital pedagogies within higher education, and knowledge of best practice delivery models for face-to-face and online learning. Your experience in delivery of user education, including instructional activities, learning objectives and assessment will be highly regarded.
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 to support the opening hours of our Library Services which operate from 8.30 am – 9.00 pm Monday to Friday and on occasional weekends.
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 email@example.com quoting your Name followed by Information Skills Specialist in the subject line.
The application form is here: Application form
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.
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.