Assistant Librarian (Access and Inclusion)


Academic Development and Services
London College of Communication - Elephant and Castle
Part time
Library Services

14 October 2018 23:55

30 October 2018
£28,839 Pro Rata

We are seeking a committed individual to support the learning, teaching and research activities of the University, by providing service wide co-ordinated support for access to resources, collections and services for students with disabilities.

The postholder will have specific responsibility for coordinating work within Library Services related to access and inclusion, in particular the provision of alternative format material.

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 at UAL provides access to unique collections for all staff and students, and provides its staff with continuing development and training in an environment that encourages excellence, creativity and diversity.

You will have experience or awareness of working with disabled customers

You will have relevant experience within an academic environment or equivalent. ESSENTIAL

You will have excellent communication skills, and be able to express yourself clearly & confidently in writing, face to face, by phone or by email. ESSENTIAL

You can work independently, but are equally comfortable working collaboratively in a team and where appropriate across or with different professional groups. ESSENTIAL

You will have knowledge or experience of relevant technologies including Microsoft Office, Adoble accessible PDFs, Moodle or other VLE, assistive technology (e.g.text to speach) and Library Management Systems. 

You will have experience of customer-focused service delivery and awareness of how principles of access and inclusion apply to library services.

You will be able to effectively deliver basic training or briefings to support understanding or learning

If you have any queries you may contact ADS Recruitment Team via email or telephone: 020 7514 2965

At UAL, everyone's identity matters. We are committed to creating a supportive and inclusive environment for all our diverse students, staff, and the creative and cultural sector partners with whom we engage. We aim to take every opportunity to progress equality and diversity, and celebrate the enrichment this brings to our community.

Candidates are advised to submit applications early to avoid disappointment as we reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the advertised closing date.

This opportunity is closed to applications.