Research Librarian

Job Description

Research Librarian

Salary: £26,715 to £32,816 Full time, permanent

Join our award-winning service as part of the Library Services Team!

As Research Librarian you will join our friendly and committed team at an exciting time of change and technical innovation in research and scholarly communications. You will be a key member of staff, planning and overseeing library service support for researchers as we respond to a rapidly changing research environment and prepare for the next REF cycle.

With confidence, a growth mindset and a collaborative approach you will work with the Open Access Support Officer, Research Cataloguer and other Library Service colleagues as well as staff across the University to help Worcester deliver on its research and knowledge exchange objectives. You will ensure that researchers have access to the resources, information and support that they need throughout the research life cycle. You will also manage a diverse and interesting range of research collections.

If you understand the challenges facing researchers today, have a flair for innovation and know how to get the best from research systems then we would love to hear from you!

University of Worcester Library Services is an innovative and high-quality service achieving student satisfaction scores of above 90% and holding Customer Service Excellence accreditation. Find out more about Who we are and what we do.

Library Services operates out of The Hive, a ground-breaking, fully integrated academic and public library, run in partnership with Worcestershire County Council, which provides services to all members of the University and community.

This role is open to those who would like job-share, part-time or flexible working arrangements.

For any informal queries about this vacancy please contact: Phil Jones, email:

Job Ref: ILS2104

Closing date: 13 June 2020