School/Department: Library and Learning Services
Location: Newton Park
Line Manager: Deputy Director (Learning Enhancement)
Rate of Pay: £32,004 - £36,001 per annum
Hours: Full time (37 hours per week)
Closing Date: 30 March 2017
Interview Date: 21 April 2017
Bath Spa University is 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. We aim to deliver a seamless experience across the University providing excellent digital and physical resources to our staff and students. We work in close collaboration with academic staff and colleagues in other professional services departments whilst maintaining a highly valued, effective relationship with our students.
About the role
In this role you will primarily support the University's Institute for Education as well as 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 and take an active role in collection development and responsibility for managing LLS budgets in relation to your allocated subjects. You will be able to make an effective contribution to departmental projects and working groups to help us to provide a responsive and ever improving experience for our users.
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 LLS Learning Enhancement 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)
Alongside a postgraduate qualification in librarianship - or a related discipline - and appropriate professional accreditation, you will 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 ability.
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.
How to apply
For further information or to apply on-line please visit our website by clicking apply. Please note that CVs will not be considered and those included with application forms will be removed.
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