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01095 - Academic Liaison Librarians x2 (Birmingham)

Part Time (0.5 FTE), Permanent

The University of Wales Trinity Saint David is looking to appoint two suitably qualified and experienced individuals for the post of Academic Liaison Librarian; one post based in Birmingham Learning Centre, Quay Place, and one post based in Birmingham Learning Centre, Sparkhill.

  The Role

You will provide specialist library support for the learning and teaching activities of a specified University curriculum area.

As part of the Academic Liaison Librarian Team within the Library and Learning Resources, you will focus on the development of specialist, curriculum focused Digital and Information Literacy skills, resource support and support for design, planning, validation, delivery and review of courses and programmes.  You will contribute to the provision of a blended and holistic curriculum of digital and information literacy, via the InfoSkills programme You will take into account the differing needs of students as they progress in their academic careers, and aim to develop the academic success, lifelong transferable skills and employability of our student body.

You will also act as lead within the Academic Services Team for a functional area of responsibility, currently including one or more of the following specified areas:

  • Collaborative Partner Support
  • Diversity / Inclusivity Support
  • Referencing Support (including Referencing Software Tools)
  • Copyright Support
  • Digital Capabilities

  Benefits Include

  • Salary: £26,715 - £30,046 pro rata per year
  • 28 days annual leave per year, pro rata (plus 8 bank holidays & 4 University closure days, pro rata)
  • Opportunities for learning & development
  • USS Employer Pension Scheme


You will need to hold a First degree (or equivalent) AND a Professional qualification in Library and / or Information Studies OR have significant previous experience in providing liaison / subject librarianship in an FE or HE environment.

You should also have excellent interpersonal and team working skills, and the ability to liaise with academic colleagues and work collaboratively across the institution. Evidence of a commitment to and knowledge of contemporary Digital and Information Literacy developments are essential, as is the ability to work strategically to deliver services aligned with the University’s objectives and values.

Further details, including the full Person Specification for the role, and the Library and Learning resources work-place values, can be found in the Job Description below. 

  How to Apply

To apply, you will need to complete an application form (below) and return it to the HR department by 5pm on 2nd March 2020. CVs are only accepted as supporting documents. Successful applicants will be invited to be interviewed; the proposed interview date is 12th March 2020.

For queries, please contact Human Resources on 01792 481277 or jobs@uwtsd.ac.uk

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Application Deadline Date: 02.03.2020

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