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Faculty Librarian

Key information

Salary: Starting salary from £30,046 - £34,804 per annum, with further progression opportunities to £38,017

Date advertised: Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Closing date: Thursday, January 9, 2020 - midnight

Please quote reference: ASE149

Interview date: Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Bournemouth University’s vision is worldwide recognition as a leading university for inspiring learning, advancing knowledge and enriching society through the fusion of education, research and practice. Our highly skilled and creative workforce is comprised of individuals drawn from a broad cross section of the globe, who reflect a variety of backgrounds, talents, perspectives and experiences that help to build our global learning community.

The University Library is seeking to recruit an enthusiastic, self-motivated Faculty Librarian to lead support for the Faculty of Health & Social Sciences and the development of services and support for researchers.

As a qualified and experienced librarian, you will utilise your excellent people skills to manage relationships and work collaboratively with the Faculty, professional services and Library & Learning Support colleagues. You will be adaptable, taking a proactive approach to ensure that you are working effectively and will be able to prioritise your work to ensure deadlines are met.  Your knowledge of Higher Education (HE), with a focus on learning and innovation will enable you to develop excellent resources and support teaching and research within the Faculty. You will lead a small team of Academic Support Librarians in delivering effective information literacy teaching, as well as contributing to Library and Learning Support’s study skills programme.

This post presents an exciting opportunity for an experienced librarian to join the Academic Liaison Team within Library & Learning Support. This integrated team is responsible for the delivery of high quality support to staff and students. 

Applications for this full-time, permanent position are welcome from professional librarians seeking to develop their career in HE.

For further information and discussion, please contact Emma Crowley by email  

BU values and is committed to an inclusive working environment.  We seek a diverse community through attracting, developing and retaining staff from different backgrounds to contribute to inspirational learning, advancing knowledge and enriching society.  To support and enable our staff to achieve a balance between work and their personal lives, we will also consider proposals for flexible working or job share arrangements.