Academic Support Librarian X2 (CSM & LCC)
9 August 2020 23:55
1 x full-time, permanent - London College of Communication
1 x full-time, permanent - Central St Martins
The postholders of both roles: You will contribute to the development and delivery of high quality and customer-focused library services which support the academic activities of the University and its constituent Colleges.
You will support specified courses/programmes of study, participating in course committees. You will establish constructive working relationships with course teams, and promote access to resources, collections and services through effective academic liaison and information dissemination.
You will assist in the provision of enquiry services and develop learning materials which encourage the use of resources and services.
You will line manage a small team, and be responsible for providing professional leadership in your functional area.
Working pattern for this post is currently Monday - Friday, with some 18.15pm shifts during vacation periods and there maybe be a requirement to work until 20:00pm on a rota basis during term time.
The postholder at Central Saint Martins will be responsible for providing professional leadership of the CSM information skills team. This includes co-ordinating the delivery of learning support, particularly the development and delivery of induction, information and research skills programmes in liaison with senior staff. This also includes promoting resources and services.
You will also represent Central Saint Martins Library at departmental meetings.
The post holder at London College of Communications will be responsible for providing professional leadership of the LCC Collections team. This includes co-ordinating acquisitions and collection development, including for Special Collections. You will also represent London College of Communications Library at departmental meetings.
Interviews will take place the week beginning the 24th of August 2020.
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 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.
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.
If you have any queries contact ADS Recruitment Team via email ADSstaffRecruitment@arts.ac.uk or telephone: 0207 514 2965 / 9627.
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.