Sunday Librarian


Academic Development and Services
Central St Martins - King's Cross
Term time only
Library Services

12 August 2018 23:55

31 August 2018
£33,653-£41,329 pro rata
The role involves leading a team of Library Services staff, ensuring the effective delivery of library services on Sundays. There will also be a need for weekday contact hours, currently 6 hours alternate Fridays (2pm-8pm), to ensure integration with the weekday library team. You will be responsible for contributing to the development, delivery, stock organisation and maintenance of customer-focused Library Services at UAL, liaising with relevant colleagues as necessary. You will support learning, teaching and research activities, participating in information dissemination and provision of enquiry services, including roaming support and involvement in virtual enquiry services as needed.

University of the Arts London (UAL) is recognised around the world as a leading institution for teaching and research in arts, design, fashion, communication and the performing arts.

Library Services are central to the University’s learning, teaching and research activities and you will be instrumental in providing assistance and ensuring its effective and timely delivery. 

With relevant experience of library work and a degree in either Library and Information Studies or any subject plus a postgraduate qualification in Library and Information Studies or equivalent, you will have demonstrable experience of working in a customer focused service, ideally in a Higher Education 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, be IT literate and possess some interest in and knowledge of the subject areas of UAL.

In return, we offer a competitive employment package including a salary that reflects working in London; an attractive pension scheme; and a commitment to your continuing personal and career development in an environment that encourages creativity, diversity and excellence. Relocation assistance is available.

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.