Faculty Librarian

Job Description

Faculty Librarian – Faculty of Science and Technology


(Ref: ASE208)

Starting salary from £30,497 - £35,326 per annum (pro rata) with further progression opportunities to £38,587


Bournemouth University’s vision is worldwide recognition as a leading university for inspiring learning, advancing knowledge and enriching society through the fusion of education, research and practice. Our highly skilled and creative workforce is comprised of individuals drawn from a broad cross section of the globe, who reflect a variety of backgrounds, talents, perspectives and experiences that help to build our global learning community.

The University Library is seeking to recruit an enthusiastic, self-motivated Faculty Librarian to lead support for the Faculty of Science & Technology and the development of services and support for our archives and special collections.

As a qualified and experienced librarian, you will utilise your excellent people skills to manage relationships and work collaboratively with the Faculty, professional services and Library & Learning Support colleagues. You will be adaptable, taking a proactive approach to ensure that you are working effectively and will be able to prioritise your work to ensure deadlines are met.  Your knowledge of Higher Education (HE), with a focus on learning and innovation will enable you to develop excellent resources and support teaching and research within the Faculty. You will lead a small team of Academic Support Librarians in delivering effective information literacy teaching, as well as contributing to Library and Learning Support’s study skills programme.

This position presents an exciting opportunity for an experienced librarian to join the Academic Liaison Team within Library & Learning Support. This integrated team is responsible for the delivery of high-quality support to staff and students.

Applications for position are welcome from professional librarians seeking to develop their career in HE. For further information and discussion, please contact Emma Crowley by email ecrowley@bournemouth.ac.uk

A detailed job description and person specification are available from our website together with an online application form. Alternatively, please email the HR Services Team at hrvacancies@bournemouth.ac.uk quoting the appropriate reference (ASE208).

BU values and is committed to an inclusive working environment. We seek a diverse community through attracting, developing and retaining staff from different backgrounds to contribute to inspirational learning, advancing knowledge and enriching society. To support and enable our staff to achieve a balance between work and their personal lives, we will also consider proposals for flexible working or job share arrangements.

Closing date: (Midnight) 23 May 2022.