• Job Reference: 00002181-1
  • Date Posted: 31 August 2023
  • Recruiter: CILIP Health Libraries Group
  • Remote Working: 100% remote working possible
  • Salary: Upon Application
  • Sector: Health
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

HLG Committee roles are a great way to gain experience outside of your day job as well as an opportunity grow your skills and participate in an active and friendly committee.

We are currently looking for a new Co-HLG CPD Lead to join our committee.  Working with our existing Co-CPD lead, the purpose of this role is to jointly lead and co-ordinate the HLG CPD offering for HLG members.




  1. Lead on CPD to ensure HLG are offering a range of CPD opportunities to its members.


  2. To attend committee meetings and contribute to discussion and decision making.


  3. To work with other officers and committee members to produce the yearly business plan and annual report.


  4. To provide regular updates on actions and work activities to the honorary officers.

  5. To use the HLG committee discussion list to communicate with other committee members between meetings to ensure timely and effective decision making.

  6. To promote the membership and benefits of HLG and CILIP within the library and information profession.






Time commitment

The amount of time this role takes up will vary and may be up to 1 hour per week with peaks around certain CPD activities.


As a committee member, you will be expected to:

  • Attend 4 committee meetings per year. These are usually based in London, but locations may vary.
  • Attend the bi-annual HLG conference.
  • Attend the AGM.



Committee members serve a 2 year term to allow both consistency and fresh input over time. However, members can be re-elected for a further 2 year term.


Benefits to employer

  • Raise the profile of the institution at a national level
  • Development of transferable skills
  • Development of contacts that can be utilised in the day job and by the employer