Plymouth University Plymouth, South West England
Summary Based in the Charles Seale-Hayne Library and supporting learning spaces across the University, Library and Digital Support (LDS) is responsible for the delivery of a comprehensive library and student IT enquiry service. LDS provides information services to students, academic and professional staff in support of learning, teaching and research. This is an exciting development opportunity for someone looking to move into Systems Librarianship, or increase the depth of their systems experience within the Higher Education sector. You will hold (or be working towards) a relevant IT, Information Management, or professional library qualification. In addition to effective team-working and communication skills you will have: • Excellent organisational ability, • A commitment to professional development, • Natural curiosity and will enjoy problem-solving, • A proven track record in effective people management (including performance management), You will provide technical expertise and specialist advice, guidance and policy development on information architecture, information design, information systems configuration, and underpinning information management principles, implementing measures, which enable the discovery and delivery of information across existing and future platforms. You will be comfortable with using a wide variety of digital technologies and IT platforms in the workplace, and will have the curiosity and aptitude to learn and apply new applications effectively, advising colleagues and managers as to potential benefits. You will be highly competent with digital data manipulation, analysis, visualisation and interpretation using a range of applications. This is a permanent contract working 37 hours per week. Please demonstrate how you meet the essential criteria outlined in the knowledge, qualifications and experience elements of the Job Description and in the Further Particulars in your supporting statement. If you wish to ask any specific questions not already covered by this document please e-mail Stephanie Burrell [email protected] Closing date: 12 midnight, Sunday 8 September 2019 Interviews are expected to take place week commencing Monday 16 September 2019 The University of Plymouth is committed to equality of opportunity, promoting a diverse and inclusive culture, demonstrated through our commitment to the gender equality Athena SWAN Charter and as a Stonewall diversity champion. All applications will be judged solely on merit, however, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently under-represented in the workforce, for example black and minority ethnic groups. University of Plymouth holds a TEF (Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework) Silver by the Office for Students.