Subject Librarian

Recruiter
Bath Spa University
Location
Bath, Somerset
Salary
£26,829 - £31,076 or £32,004 - £36,001 per annum
Posted
18 May 2017
Closes
16 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Post Title: Subject Librarian - Bath Business School and the Field of Writing, Film and Digital Creativity (with Career Pathway option) School/Department: Library and Learning Services

Location: Newton Park

Line Manager: Deputy Director of Library Services (Learning Enhancement)

Rate of Pay: £26,829 - £31,076 or £32,004 - £36,001 per annum

Contract: Permanent

Hours: Full time (37 hours per week)

Ref: 05/17/2362

Closing Date: Thursday 15th June 2017

Interview Date: Wednesday 5th or Friday 7th July 2017

About us

Bath Spa University is a leading university in creativity, culture and enterprise.  We offer you the best of everything.  A modern, forward-thinking university based in a city steeped in heritage, our stunning working environment is full of people with talent and energy.  We combine a focus on transforming the lives of our students with a commitment to developing the careers of our staff.

Our dedicated Library & Learning Services team support teaching, learning and research. We aim to deliver a seamless experience across the University providing excellent digital and physical resources to our staff and students. We work in close collaboration with academic staff and colleagues in other professional services departments whilst maintaining a highly valued, effective relationship with our students. 

About the role

The post holder will be responsible for supporting the University's Field of Writing, Film and Digital Creativity and the Bath Business School within our College of Liberal Arts.  You will co-ordinate and deliver innovative Information and Digital Literacy sessions to students and staff and take an active role in collection development and responsibility for managing LLS budgets in relation to your allocated subjects.  You will be able to make an effective contribution to departmental projects and working groups to help us to provide a responsive and ever improving experience for our users.

A key member of the Library & Learning Services team, you will take a leading role in the planning, management and development of library resources to improve staff and student engagement at  Newton  Park  and  work  in  collaboration  with  colleagues  in  campus  libraries  at  Sion  Hill  and Corsham Court.  Working as an integral part of the LLS Learning Enhancement team you will have the opportunity to be directly involved in the shaping of library policy and practice as we look to respond dynamically to the needs of the University during an exciting phase of its development.   

About you (requirements)

Alongside a postgraduate qualification in librarianship - or a related discipline - you will have a track record of delivering quality, innovative Information and/or Digital Literacy provision, ideally in Higher Education or you will be a new professional who shows enthusiasm and potential to succeed in the Higher Education environment.  We will expect you to demonstrate excellent communication skills, budgetary experience and practical problem-solving ability.

We are looking for someone with strong team working values and experience who is organised and committed to the professional development of themselves and others.  Crucially, you are an energetic, dedicated professional who is enthusiastic about the role of the Librarian in learning enhancement and teaching and focused on providing the highest level of support to students and staff.

Those with appropriate professional accreditation will be appointed at Grade 7 (£32,004 - £36,001 per annum). Those without professional accreditation will be appointed on Grade 6 (£26,829 - £31,076) and progress to Grade 7 on completion of appropriate professional accreditation - Either Chartered Librarian status or Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (or appropriate equivalent).

How to apply

For further information or to apply on-line please click apply. Please note that CVs will not be considered and those included with application forms will be removed.  

We offer excellent facilities and benefits to our staff.  These include a nursery, childcare vouchers, pension scheme, flexible working practices, an employee assistance programme, and family-friendly policies. We welcome job share applications.

We value a diverse workforce and welcome applications from all sections of the community