Library Services Operations Manager

  • Job Reference: 50051824
  • Date Posted: 15 June 2022
  • Recruiter: University of Westminster
  • Location: Central London
  • Salary: £38,645
  • Sector: Higher Education
  • Job Type: Permanent, Part-time

Job Description

 £38,645.60 per annum (Incl. LWA)

This post is part time and permanent, working 28 hours per week.

The working days/hours are to be agreed with the successful applicant and there is flexibility on what hours and days are worked. However, the post holder will be required to work on a Friday to suit the teams working patterns. The post will also work in a hybrid manner with a mix of home and on site working. The post holder would be expected to attend site weekly for 2 or more days, project dependent.

We are seeking to appoint an experienced, self-motivated, flexible and creative individual to join the Development, Planning and Operations team within the Library and Archives Services.

University of Westminster is currently undergoing exciting changes to their library sites, including investment and development of spaces to meet students needs. We are ambitious with our plans for the future and the successful post holder will need an understanding of the future of academic libraries.

You will be responsible for library spaces, and will strive to ensure they are accessible and fit for purpose for our community. You will work with our Estates and Safety, Health and Wellbeing teams to ensure the libraries are safe, welcoming and open to all our stakeholders. You will lead a small team to coordinate works on any issues which may arise and have demonstrable understanding of how to maintain and oversee spaces for users.

You will have proven experience of projects and working to deadlines. You will also take an active role in a range of working groups, and be confident in prioritising tasks, solving problems and making decisions based on experience and knowledge of procedures.

The University is currently under-represented with regards to gender and BAME within its senior roles and is actively promoting diversity in its workforce. We particularly welcome applications from all sections of the community, particularly individuals from ethnic minority backgrounds and those with disabilities.

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At the University of Westminster, diversity, inclusion and equality of opportunity are at the core of how we engage with students, colleagues, applicants, visitors and all our stakeholders.

We are fully committed to enabling a supportive and safe learning and working environment which is equitable, diverse and inclusive, is based on mutual respect and trust, and in which harassment and discrimination are neither tolerated nor acceptable.


Closing date: midnight on 10 July 2022

Interviews are likely to be held on: 21 July 2022


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