Evening Librarian


Academic Development and Services
LCF - John Prince's St, London UK
Term time only
Library Services

17 November 2020 23:55

8 December 2020
£34,943 - £42,914 per annum pro rata

The Evening Librarian is responsible for the effective delivery of the evening library service across Central St Martins, London College of Communication and London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London. 

You will lead a team of 10 Library Assistants working across these 3 colleges.  The service runs during undergraduate term-time (3 terms per year), Monday - Friday 6pm - 10.15pm. This is a 33-week contract (pro-rata), 21.25 hours per week, equating to 0.44 FTE. Depending on the academic year 30 - 32 weeks are worked in the evening, and other hours will be used for training and reserve hours during the day as arranged with your line manager. 

University of the Arts London is a vibrant world centre for innovation, drawing together six Colleges with international reputations in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts.  

Library and Student Support Services is a University wide Directorate delivering high quality services to support all students studying at UAL so that they can fulfill their potential and get the best from their University experience. The Directorate consists of Student Services, Library Services, Academic Support and the International Student Experience (including Language Development).  

With a degree in Library and Information Management or equivalent at Graduate or Postgraduate level, you will have demonstrable experience of working in library or customer service environment. 
You will have the ability to motivate a team and to work independently without direct supervision. You will have excellent written and oral communication skills and be IT literate and liaise with colleagues working throughout the day, night, and weekends to ensure a coherent and consistent experience for our users.  

Leading the evening team you will have excellent team management skills and be able to demonstrate success in ensuring appropriate resources and support are available to enable the team and individual members to achieve their objectives. You will be able to motivate 10 team members across three college sites and ensure that they understand what is expected of them, delegating work appropriately, monitoring progress and resolving any issues. As the sole evening Library Services manager, you will deal with any situations that may arise. 

 In return, University of the Arts London offers an attractive salary and pension plus a commitment to your continuing personal development and training in an environment that encourages excellence, creativity and diversity.  Relocation assistance is available. 

Apply Early 

Please note that this role may close earlier than the stated closing date if a sufficient number of applications are received. If you wish to apply for this position, you are advised to submit your application as soon as possible.


If you have any queries you may contact adsstaffrecruitment@arts.ac.uk

UAL is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive university - a place where we all can be ourselves and reach our full potential in our work, learning and creative practice. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and Staff Support Networks. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds, including race, disability, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion and belief, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, and caring responsibility.

Candidates are advised to submit applications early.

This opportunity is closed to applications.