Job opportunity: Access Librarian

Job Reference : 00857
Closing Date : 01/10/2017
Salary : £34,030 per annum
Employment Type : Open ended
Department : School of Advanced Study
Division : Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (IALS)
Hours Per week : 35

A dynamic Access Librarian is required to manage and participate in the popular library training programmes and reference enquiry service. This post also offers the exciting opportunity to promote the use of the library by academic researchers throughout the UK via the full range of outreach activities, and to supervise and participate in the creation of web-based research guides and legal research training tutorials.

The post is based within the Academic Services department. This friendly team is dedicated to supporting and promoting use of the legal research facilities of the Institute Library.

Applicants should be of graduate calibre with a library/information qualification or equivalent experience. They should have at least two years’ experience working in an academic or law library and reference work experience with law resources.

The successful candidate will have proven skills in organising and delivering training and be an effective team worker. A proven ability to deliver customer-focused services is essential.

Experience of outreach work via presentations and engagement with users on social media, and experience of creating content for databases and using web-authoring software are desirable. Knowledge of one or more foreign languages would be an advantage.

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