Information Literacy & Outreach Manager

  • Job Reference: 00000205-1
  • Date Posted: 10 May 2019
  • Recruiter: IFIS
  • Website:
  • Location: Reading
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Not for Profit/Charities
  • Job Type: Contract, Temporary

Job Description

Information Literacy & Outreach Manager


This role will involve developing and implementing an information literacy programme, specifically for students and researchers in food and nutrition science. It aims to help researchers conduct effective literature searches and reviews. 

It will involve developing best practice training materials, liaising with subject librarians and delivering training online and face-to-face.

The role will initially be a 12 month contract and we will consider remote working. It will involve some travel as we have a worldwide user community.


About us: IFIS (the International Food Information Service) is a not-for-profit, educational publisher of food science materials. We are based in Reading (UK).


Requirements: [1] Masters of Library and Information Science; [2]  Knowledge of scientific research and workflows; [3] Five years' + experience of supporting students and researchers in a university environment.


Salary: Dependent on experience.


If you are interested in this opportunity and would like more details, please contact Rhianna Gamble at


Closing date: 31st May 2019