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Assistant Information Adviser

Information Services

Location:  Brighton - Moulsecoomb
Salary:  £27,116 to £30,497 per annum
Closing Date:  Thursday 02 December 2021
Reference:  IS5407-21-402


Do you want to provide excellent customer service to students and staff in a busy academic library?

We are looking for a committed and enthusiastic information professional, with a professional qualification in library/information services, to join our team at Aldrich Library, based in Brighton. You will draw on your experience of working in a library or similar service to support staff and students at the Moulsecoomb campus studying at the School of Business and Law or the School of Applied Sciences.   

The successful applicant will contribute to the preparation and delivery of Information Literacy sessions, using appropriate technologies for teaching and learning in Higher Education. You will have the opportunity to develop an in-depth knowledge of the subject areas taught at the Moulsecoomb campus to inform collection development practices. You will actively engage with academic staff to support them with reading list management and the procurement of new resources. You will have a sound understanding of online information sources and standard Office applications, and you will be interested in learning and developing with the confidence to learn new skills as required.   

This is a full time post of 37 hours a week to be worked Monday to Friday. It includes some evening and weekend working for which appropriate enhancements will be paid. Working hours may differ slightly during vacation periods. 

If you have any questions about the job, please contact the line manager for this post: Maggie Symes at (Information Adviser).

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The University is committed to an inclusive environment which embraces equality and diversity in our working, learning, research and teaching environment. We particularly encourage applicants from a Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) background because the university is underrepresented by BAME staff.

Further information about working for us, as well as the wide range of benefits we offer, can be found in the working with us section of our vacancies page.



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