University of Bedfordshire
Head of Library Services
Reference Number: BEDS2268
Salary: £53,348 - £60,023 per annum
Hours: Permanent, Full-time, 37hpw
Location: Luton Campus Library, will include regular
visits to Bedford campus library and occasional visits to Aylesbury Campus
Closing date: 23 May 2022
Interviews for this post will be held on 13 June 2022
We are recruiting for the vacancy of Head of Library
Services. The post is responsible for front line services over 3 campuses and
37 staff (13 direct reposts).
Head of Library Services is responsible for the strategic
vision, development and delivery of our front line services, as well as our
physical spaces. They will work closely with colleagues across Library and
Learning Resources, Facilities and professional services, to ensure that we are
maximizing opportunities to enhance our student experience.
A member of the Library and Learning Resources’ Senior
Management Team, you will help shape the strategic direction of the department
and be as an advocate for Libraries, through stakeholder liaison and
representation on appropriate Working Groups. A committed, flexible and
emotionally intelligent approach is essential, along with strong leadership
skills and a sound knowledge of the student journey.
Informal enquiries may be addressed to Sarah Arkle
Director of Library and Learning Resources, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note
that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.
The post is based at Luton Campus Library and will
include regular visits to Bedford campus library and occasional visits to
Aylesbury Campus Library.
The University has a responsibility to ensure that all
employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.
The University is committed to equality of opportunity
and values the diversity of all its workforce and student population.
Please note that CVs will only be accepted in addition to
a fully completed application form.
All applications must be received by midnight on the
closing date. Applications will not be accepted after this deadline.