Assistant Librarian Academic Engagement

  • Job Reference: IS5266-24-185
  • Date Posted: 11 June 2024
  • Recruiter: University of Brighton
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  • Location: Brighton - Moulsecoomb
  • Salary: £29,605 to £32,982
  • Sector: Higher Education
  • Job Type: Permanent, Part-time

Job Description


Assistant Librarian Academic Engagement


Location: Brighton - Moulsecoomb

Salary: £29,605 to £32,982 pro rata

Hours: 18.5 hours per week

Closing Date: Sunday 14 July 2024

Interview Date: See advert.

Reference: IS5266-24-185


Are you looking for an opportunity to develop your career in an academic library?

We are offering this part-time (18.5 hrs) permanent post, at the University of Brighton on the Moulsecoomb Campus. This post includes regular evening and weekend work; you may also be required to work at other University of Brighton Libraries on occasion.

Do you possess a professional qualification in Library and Information Studies, or have experience in a Library or equivalent information service environment, and are you looking for an opportunity to develop you career in an academic library? We will consider applicants who have equivalent experience and would be willing to complete the qualification. The University may be able to contribute towards the cost of the course financially through an application process.

You will contribute to the management of information resources, the development and use of technologies in information delivery and communication, and the development and delivery of training for students and staff to support university teaching and research activity for the Academic Schools supported by the Aldrich Library.

To succeed in the role, you will have:

• Demonstrable understanding of print and digital resources and technologies relevant to the post.

• Excellent customer service and IT skills including MS Office.

• Ability to communicate complex or difficult information using methods appropriate to the situation.

• Ability to plan, prioritise and organise work to achieve objectives on time.

Working pattern for the vacancy: Mon and Tues Full days, Wed AM. Interviews for this post will take place on the 24th of July.

For an informal conversation about this post, please contact Dina Koutsomichali or Kim Donovan .


Further details:

The University is committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive environment for all staff regardless of age, disability, family or caring responsibilities, gender identity, marital status, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief (including non-belief), sex and sexual orientation. We embrace equality and diversity in our working, learning, research and teaching environment and are committed to maintaining a supportive and inclusive community. We particularly encourage applicants from Minority Ethnic backgrounds because the University is under-represented by Minority Ethnic staff.

For the vast majority of our roles, we operate an agile working system with time split between working on campus and at the employee's home. It is the University's expectation that home working will take place within the UK.

Further information about working for us, as well as the wide range of benefits we offer, can be found in the working with us section of our vacancies page.