Head of Library Services

Greenwich, London (GB)
£58,655 to £64,080 plus £4623 London weighting per annum
06 Mar 2018
End of advertisement period
19 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Head of Library Services

Library Services
Location:  Greenwich 
Salary:    £58,655 to £64,080 plus £4623 London weighting per annum 
Contract Type:    Permanent 
Closing Date:    Monday 19 March 2018
Interview Date:    To be confirmed 
Reference:    1666 

The University of Greenwich is seeking to appoint an exceptional individual to fulfil the role of Head of Library Services.  The successful candidate will possess significant previous experience at a senior level in a large scale academic library service.  They will understand the student and academic staff requirements of a forward thinking modern university and will be committed to driving through the change required to deliver on the University’s Strategic Plan by leading on the implementation of the Library Strategy:

As the most senior professional librarian in the university the post holder will be responsible for the effective operation and continued development of library services, working with senior academic colleagues across the university to embed the development and use of learning resources, academic skills and digital literacy into all aspects of teaching, learning and research.

The ideal candidate will be a strategic thinker but drive operational excellence, they will possess outstanding communication skills and be able to negotiate with and influence colleagues at all levels.  A strong yet empathetic manager, the successful candidate will inspire colleagues in Library Services in our vision for providing a best in class library service for students now and into the future.

The role reports to the Director of Information & Library Services and is part of the Directorate’s Senior Management Team. Whilst based in our award winning Stockwell Street Library in the heart of Greenwich, the role also has responsibility for services at two other sites so travel will be required.

For an informal discussion on the role please contact Paul Butler, Director of Information & Library Services, via email ( or telephone (0208 331 8521). 

Further details:

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Similar jobs

Similar jobs