Liaison Team Manager – Arts & Humanities and Course Support Co-ordinator

University of Reading - Library

An exciting career opportunity has become available as a Liaison Team Manager in the Library at the University of Reading. You will manage a team of Liaison Librarians and Library Assistants providing support to staff and students in the Arts and Humanities Schools of the University, including library and learning support, digital and information literacy, collection development and management with an emphasis on the development of course support activities Library-wide, such as the management of reading lists and the handling of digitally copied learning materials.

The successful candidate will be an excellent manager who is digitally literate and relates well to both students and academic colleagues. Enthusiastic and empathetic, you will be capable of motivating not only your team members but also our students to achieve the very best they can.

You will have:

  • A good first degree honours or equivalent, and a post graduate degree or diploma in library/information science or equivalent subject.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills.
  • Experience of successful team and budget management.
  • The ability to manage your time and to prioritise tasks effectively, and to work to and meet deadlines.
  • Chartered membership of CILIP or equivalent

Informal contact details
Contact role: Kerry Webb
Contact name: Associate Director Academic Liaison & Support
Contact email:

The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce and we welcome applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements which will be considered in line with business needs.

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