Assistant Learning Resources Manager


Academic Development and Services
CSM - King's Cross, London UK
Full time
Library Services

2 March 2021 09:00

10 March 2021
£38,694.00 to 46,623.00 per annum

The focus of this role is the operational day-to-day management of staff, space, and services at Central Saint Martins (CSM) Library.     

You will work closely with the CSM Learning Resources Manager and Assistant Learning Zone Manager to ensure the smooth running of the CSM Library & Learning Zone as a whole.  

As well as managing the weekday team, you will manage the weekend service at CSM. This includes staff management, recruitment, training and development, meeting with weekday and weekend managers and teams as required. You will also supervise the evening team at CSM, liaising with the Evening Librarian.  

Your remit includes membership of designated Library Services Groups; you will also be part of CSM College life and represent Library Services at College committees, covering for the Learning Resources Manager in their absence. 

To ensure the smooth running of all services, there may be a requirement to occasionally work during the weekends and until 8pm during term time, and until 6.15pm once a week in vacation periods.   

You must have either a degree in Library and Information Science (or equivalent) or a postgraduate qualification in Library and Information Science, (or equivalent). 

You will have demonstrable experience of working in a library, and of managing a team.  


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 Services is a University wide department delivering high quality services in support of teaching, learning and research.


Before completing an application form, you can download and read the job description/person specification for the role. The requirements of the role include -

  • Specialist knowledge/qualifications - A degree in Library and Information Management or equivalent, as relevant to the post, at Graduate or Postgraduate level
  • Relevant experience - Experience in managing staff and services in a Library or equivalent environment, as relevant to the post
  • Communication skills - Communicates effectively orally and in writing adapting the message for a diverse audience in an inclusive and accessible way
  • Leadership and management - Motivates and leads a team effectively, setting clear objectives to manage performance
  • Research, teaching and learning - Applies innovative approaches in teaching, learning or professional practice to support excellent teaching, pedagogy and inclusivity; applies own research to develop learning and assessment practice
  • Professional practice - Contributes to advancing professional practice/research or scholarly activity in own area of specialism
  • Planning and managing resources - Plans, prioritises and manages resources effectively to achieve long term objectives
  • Teamwork - Works collaboratively in a team and where appropriate across or with different professional groups
  • Student experience or customer service - Builds and maintains positive relationships with students or customers
  • Creativity, innovation and problem solving - Suggests practical solutions to new or unique problems

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 ADS Recruitment Team via email


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.