Campus and Partnership Liaison Librarian

Job Title: Campus and Partnership Liaison Librarian
Location: Manchester

As a Campus and Partnership Liaison Librarian you will be responsible for helping to set up and establish our library in Manchester. This is a unique role that will afford a lot of responsibility to the successful candidate. After the initial set up you will be acting as a campus and partnership liaison librarian, delivering library services and information literacy instruction and support to students and academic staff, and the wider QA community.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Campus library management. This includes providing library services: enquiries, stock circulation, textbook reservations, equipment, and software troubleshooting etc., including on some evenings and Saturdays.
  • Supporting library users at all levels in making best use of collections and services for increasing their attainment; anticipating and resolving enquiries and creating appropriate guidance materials in various formats.
  • Providing library liaison to one or more QAHE academic partnerships. This includes maintaining collaborative working relationships with partner university librarians and QAHE academics and programme managers; ensuring the QAHE Library provision meets the needs of the students on relevant programmes.
  • Managing campus collections, identifying new and good value acquisition opportunities for learning and research resources based on sound understanding of licencing and copyright issues, and developments in publishing.

About you:

  • Awareness of the HE environment and relevant pedagogies.
  • Awareness of relevant technologies: LMS, ebook libraries, research databases, generic and specialist search engines, VLEs and other eLearning solutions; web and video document production.
  • Literature searching and reference management.
  • Library collection management in print and electronic environments.

A little more about QA: QA is one of the largest learning services organisations in the UK, developing skills and capabilities for everyone from apprentices to business leaders. Headquartered in London, but with a nationwide network of state-of-the-art training centres, QA Group is comprised of four fast-growing divisions- Learning, Apprenticeships, Consulting and Higher Education- all of which deliver innovative and cutting-edge skills solutions to UK organisations.

Apply now – here’s how! Simply hit the apply button. But if you want to know more or have any questions, please contact Aidan Willis at QA.

Equal Opportunities At QA, our mission is to help everyone find their place in the world. This means we continually celebrate the diverse community different individuals cultivate. As an equal opportunity employer, we stay true to our mission by ensuring that our place can be anyone’s place.

Job Information

Job Reference: 1000000859_1645813763
Salary: Negotiable
Salary From: £
Salary To: £
Job Industries: Education and Training
Job Locations: Manchester, Greater Manchester
Job Types: Permanent
Job Skills: QA Ltd
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