Deputy Librarian (Systems)

  • Job Reference: 1107
  • Date Posted: 30 April 2024
  • Recruiter: The Law Society
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  • Location: London
  • Salary: £39,292 to £47,382
  • Bonus/Benefits: 3% flex fund after 3 months + bens
  • Sector: Not for Profit/Charities, Legal
  • Job Type: Permanent, Full-time

Job Description

The Role

This is an exceptional opportunity to join the Law Society library team as Deputy Librarian (Systems), responsible for our Library Management System, for playing a key role in delivering our legal enquiry service, and for reaching out to more of our 200,000 members remotely.

You will be responsible for systems administration of our SirsiDynix Symphony with Enterprise LMS and all systems used by the team including the client relationship manager, call handling software and legal database subscriptions. You will be a senior member of the team, leading on library IT projects and driving continuous improvement across our library services.

Please refer to the job description for additional information.

What we're looking for

The ideal candidate will have proven experience of systems administration for SirsiDynix Sympho ny with Enterprise LMS or similar. You will be highly IT literate with effective problem solving skills and an ability to pick up new apps quickly.

You will ideally have experience of legal information enquiry work and of research using hardcopy and online databases.

With excellent interpersonal skills, you will confidently work with colleagues, account managers and users to deliver our fantastic professional enquiry service to the large membership of solicitors across England and Wales.

What's in it for you

This is an excellent opportunity to work with contemporary thinkers in a progressive membership organisation. The successful candidate will join a strong brand with a reputation for excellence and legal expertise, committed to promoting equality, diversity and inclusion, and a culture of trust, clarity and respect.

We offer hybrid working, a generous flexible benefits package, a friendly working environment and the opportunity to develop your career within a professional organisation.

Please note: if you are an internal applicant, Pay Policy will apply.

The Law Society represents solicitors in England and Wales. From negotiating with and lobbying the profession's regulators, government and other decision makers, to offering training and advice, we're here to help, protect and promote solicitors.

19 May 2024

Interviews to be held on Tuesday 28 and Wednesday 29 May 2024.