Principal Librarian

Job Description

Principal Librarian

Scale (£29,577 - £32,234) per annum

18.5 hours per week - Permanent



About the Role

The post-holder will lead and manage the Reading and Learning Team to meet the outcomes of the service delivery plan. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing, managing and implementing consistent policies and strategies for key priority groups (both adult and children) and for reader and audience development more widely. 

The role will involve working in partnership with Commissioning Team Leaders and corporate partners and developing good working relationships with a range of key stakeholders including statutory partners, service providers, the voluntary sector and customers. 

Applicants will need to demonstrate business acumen, and people, budget and operational management capabilities, along with skills in planning, research and resource management. They will need a good understanding of the statutory and regulatory context to be able to ensure the business operates safely, in compliance with appropriate regulations and legislation. We are looking for someone who can innovate and improve services to high performance standards, in line with the Council’s values and corporate vision. 


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Additional Information

If you have any questions, please contact Jayney Faulknall Mills. Mobile: 07775 890760 or Email:


Closing date: 2nd November 2020

Interview date: TBC


As part of being a Disability Confident employer we guarantee to interview anyone with a disability whose application demonstrates that they meet the criteria for the post. This means the qualifications, skills or experience defined as essential in the person specification.

Should you require application forms in an alternative format / language or any adjustments to be made throughout the application process or upon appointment, please contact  and we will make every effort to meet your specific requirements. 

Warwickshire County Council is committed to equality of opportunity for all staff. Would particularly welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons from the BAME community, people with a disability and people from the LGBT+ Community.