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Deputy Librarian (Reader Services)

Employer: University of Winchester
Location: Winchester
Salary: £27,285 to £32,548 per annum
Published Date: 3 Nov 2017
Status: Full time, 37 hours per week
Ref: 1584

Job Description

The modern and well equipped Library at the University of Winchester houses a collection of almost 350,000 books, videos and sound recordings and receives some 850 journals. This stock covers all the subjects offered by the University, as well as many fields of general interest to serve the 5,000 students and 950 staff of the University. The Library also holds the Customer Service Excellence award.

We are seeking to recruit a full time Deputy Librarian (Reader Services) to support the Librarian and Deputy Librarian (Technical Services) in the management of the Library. As well as ensuring that our services are offered in as efficient a way as possible, you will be actively involved in delivering induction programmes, research skills sessions, attending meetings, and liaising closely with administrators and academics in one of our Faculties. You will also provide support for web-based learning and resources.

As our ideal candidate you will be a qualified librarian, ideally a chartered member of CILIP. Experience of academic library work is essential, as is staff management experience. You will have knowledge of electronic library systems, internet and IT systems. Excellent communication skills and the ability to work without supervision and as part of a team are also essential.

One of our core values is ‘individuals matter’. As an employee at the University of Winchester, we are committed to your wellbeing and development. You will have access to a wide range of benefits and support including complimentary access to the GetActive initiative, comprehensive staff development programme, generous holiday entitlement and pension scheme. Further details can be found on our website.

Post No: LIB-B07


Applications should be made online, please click on the Apply button to access the website.

Please note that posts close at midnight on the date stated. Late applications will not be accepted. Due to certificate of sponsorship restrictions this post is not open to applicants who require sponsorship to work at the University of Winchester.

Closing Date: 16 November 2017
Interview date: To be confirmed

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