Information Specialist

  • Job Reference: 3256
  • Date Posted: 13 January 2020
  • Recruiter: Cranfield University
  • Location: Cranfield, Bedfordshire
  • Salary: £33,309 to £37,127
  • Sector: Higher Education
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Student Experience PSU


Library Services


Information Specialist


£33,309 to £37,127 per annum with additional performance related pay up to £46,409 per annum


Location: Cranfield, Bedfordshire


Cranfield University is a wholly postgraduate institution, with a distinctive mission to deliver outstanding transformational research that meets the needs of business, government and wider society. This exciting opportunity will enable the post holder to be at the heart of that mission, with career-enhancing prospects and transformative impact.

This role, based in the Kings Norton Library, will provide a high-quality, information service to Cranfield University’s Schools of Aerospace, Transport and Manufacturing (SATM) and Water, Environment and Agrifood, Energy and Power (SWEE).

We are developing a new approach to supporting learners, researchers and academic staff based on function, i.e. specialising in either education or research support, and are seeking an individual to help us shape this role as one of the team responsible for education support for taught programmes.

You will have excellent interpersonal and team working skills, and the ability to liaise with academic staff and work collaboratively across the University.  Evidence of a commitment to and knowledge of the use of Technology Enhanced Learning to improve learning outcomes and the learner experience is essential.

You will have a first degree in a relevant subject area, and experience of working in a customer facing role in an academic library.

Some evening and weekend working will be necessary.


For an informal discussion, please contact Sally Wilkinson, Head of Barrington Library, on +44 (0)1793 785112 or (E)


At Cranfield, we value Diversity and Inclusion, and aim to create and maintain a culture in which everyone can work and study together harmoniously with dignity and respect and realise their full potential. We actively consider flexible working options such as part-time, compressed or flexible hours and/or an element of homeworking, and commit to exploring the possibilities for each role.

Apply online now by clicking on the Apply button or contact us for further details on (E); or (T); +44 (0)1234 750111 Ext. 4575. Please quote reference number 3256.

Closing date for receipt of applications:  26 January 2020