Subject Support Librarian (Faculty of Environment and Technology)

Job Description

Subject Support Librarian (Faculty of Environment and Technology)


UWE Bristol is an ambitious university. Together, our people are working hard to advance knowledge, inspire people and transform futures. We are looking for people with the skills and ambition to help us achieve those aims.

Library Services is seeking to appoint a Subject Support Librarian within the Learning Services Team, based at the Frenchay Library. You would be one of a team of 4, led by the Faculty Librarian for Environment and Technology (FET).

The role involves direct support for students, staff and researchers in the faculty. In the role, you will support specific programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, designing and delivering inductions and information/academic skills sessions to both large and small groups of students.

You will deliver academic skills workshops which are open to all students from all faculties, and develop skills in supporting international students.

You will also be involved in the development and implementation of Technology Enhanced Learning, including input into subject and pedagogic design, as well as active creation of the content, in liaison with relevant senior staff.

You will build and maintain strong working relationships with Faculty colleagues to deliver high quality teaching.

The role will include staffing the enquiry desk, answering online enquiries and supporting the Ask a Librarian instant chat service.

Library Services prides itself on providing high quality staff development and is keen to support professional development.

Please see the attached full job description and information for applicants for the role.

We are a well-established university, with over 30,000 students, 250,000 alumni and 3,600 staff. UWE Bristol is one of the largest providers of Higher Education in the South West. We are globally connected and regionally embedded, with strong employer and partner connections.

This role is full time, working 37 hours per week, and is available on a job share basis for applicants wishing to work part time.

In addition to progressive pay rates, UWE Bristol offers a wide range of staff benefits including:

• a generous holiday allowance of 25 Days

• up to 12.5 bank holiday/closure days per year in addition;

• flexible working;

• excellent defined benefit pension schemes;

• option to participate in the cycle to work scheme;

• family friendly policies;

• onsite nursery at our Frenchay Campus;

This post is based at our lively Frenchay campus where we have invested in the latest facilities and resources to give our students access to everything they need to succeed – with £300m having been spent recently on new state-of-the-art learning spaces and accommodation to enhance our offer even further. Frenchay campus is within close proximity to excellent motorway links and within walking distance of two train stations, making UWE Frenchay Campus the ideal place to work for those wishing to commute to Bristol.

If you have any queries or would like an informal discussion, please contact Emma Delaney on 0117 328 2409 or email:

UWE is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity to create an inclusive working environment. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds who share our ambition to be a university recognised for the success and impact of our practice-oriented programmes; our strong industry networks and our inclusive global outlook.

Closing date: 14th April 2019