Assistant Academic Support Librarian
24 June 2018 23:55
You will assist in the development and delivery of high quality and customer-focused library services which support the academic activities of the University and its constituent Colleges.
Key components of the role include being responsible for academic support for specified courses/programmes of study, and participating in the promotion of resources, collections and services through effective academic liaison and information dissemination.
You will participate in course committees/programme boards and establish constructive working relationships with staff responsible for curriculum development and the delivery of courses. You will assist in the provision of enquiry services and develop learning materials which encourage the use of resources and services. You will also have functional responsibility in the area of customer services.
The role is part time, working on Tuesday mornings, Wednesday and Thursday. It includes the requirement to work until 8pm once a fortnight, currently Thursday, during term time and until 6.15pm a minimum of once a week in the vacation. Candidates must be able to commit to this to be considered.
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 fulfil 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).
Library Services are central to the University's learning, teaching and research activities located across our six Colleges within UAL:
Camberwell College of Arts
Central Saint Martins
Chelsea College of Arts
London College of Communication
London College of Fashion
Wimbledon College of Arts
With either a degree in Library and Information Services or equivalent, or a degree in any subject plus a postgraduate qualification in Library and Information Services, or equivalent, you will have demonstrable experience of working in library or customer service environment.
In return, University of the Arts London offers generous leave, an attractive pension and a commitment to your continuing personal development and training in an environment that encourages excellence, creativity and diversity. Relocation assistance is available.
It is anticipated that interviews for this post will be held on Thursday 19 July 2018
If you have any queries you may contact ADS Recruitment Team via email ADSRecruitment@arts.ac.uk or telephone: 020 7514 9627.
University of the Arts London aims to be an equal opportunities employer embracing diversity in all areas of activity.
Candidates are advised to submit applications early to avoid disappointment as we reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the advertised closing date.