Post Title: Subject Librarian
Academic Unit/Department: Library and Learning Services
Location: Newton Park
Line Manager: Deputy Director (Learning Enhancement)
Rate of Pay: £13,026- £15,538 per annum, pro rata of £26,052 - £31,076 per annum
Hours: Part time - 18.5 hours (Job share)
Closing Date: 12 midnight GMT, 8 December 2016
Bath Spa University's vision is to be a leading university in creativity, culture and enterprise. We offer you the best of everything. A modern, forward-thinking university based in a city steeped in heritage, our stunning working environment is full of people with talent and energy. We combine a focus on transforming the lives of our students with a commitment to developing the careers of our staff.
Our dedicated Library & Learning Services team support teaching, learning and research in collaboration with staff and students. We aim to deliver a seamless experience across the University providing excellent digital and physical resources to our staff and students whilst providing environments that encourage study, learning and creativity.
About the role
In this job share role you will support the University's Institute for Education and the Field of Writing and Performance within our College of Liberal Arts. You will co-ordinate and deliver innovative Information and Digital Literacy sessions to students and staff as well as being responsible for dynamic, cross-disciplinary collection development and management of Library and Learning Services budgets in relation to your allocated subjects. You will be able to take an active role in departmental projects and working groups to help us to provide a responsive and ever improving experience for our users.
Working as a key member of the Library & Learning Services team, you will take a leading role in the planning, management and development of library resources to improve staff and student engagement at Newton Park and work in collaboration with colleagues in campus libraries at Sion Hill and Corsham Court. Working as an integral part of the Subject Librarian team you will have the opportunity to be directly involved in the shaping of library policy and practice as we look to respond dynamically to the needs of the University during an exciting phase of its development.
About you (requirements)
Together with a degree or postgraduate qualification in librarianship - or a related discipline - you have a track record of delivering quality, innovative Information and/or Digital Literacy provision, ideally in Higher Education. We will expect you to demonstrate excellent communication skills, budgetary experience and practical problem-solving.
We are looking for someone with strong team working values and experience who is organised and committed to the professional development of themselves and others. Crucially, you are an energetic, dedicated professional who is enthusiastic about the role of the Librarian in learning enhancement and teaching and focused on providing the highest level of support to students and staff.
If you have any specific questions regarding this post, please contact Richard Swales on 01225 876365 firstname.lastname@example.org.
How to apply
For further information or to apply on-line please visit jobs.bathspa.ac.uk. Please note that CVs will not be considered and those included with application forms will be removed. Any queries regarding the application process or our website should be emailed to email@example.com.
We offer excellent facilities and benefits to our staff. These include a nursery, childcare vouchers, pension scheme, flexible working practices, an employee assistance programme, and family-friendly policies
We value a diverse workforce and welcome applications from all sections of the community