Evening/Weekend Library Supervisor

City, University of London - Professional Services - Library Services

Background
City, University of London is a global university committed to academic excellence with a focus on business and the professions and an enviable central London location.

City attracts around 19,500 students (35% postgraduate), is top in London for student satisfaction (Complete University Guide), well above the sector average for graduate employability in most subjects and eleventh in the UK for starting salaries. City joined the University of London in 2016.

In the last REF, City doubled the proportion of its total academic staff producing world-leading or internationally excellent research.

Led by President, Professor Sir Paul Curran, City has made significant investments in its academic staff, its estate and its infrastructure and continues to work towards realising its vision of being a leading global university: it has recently agreed a new Vision & Strategy 2026.

We are seeking to recruit a part-time evening and weekend supervisor to our Northampton Square Library team. Hours of work will be Mon-Wed 5pm-9pm, and alternate weekends 11.45am-6.15pm.

Responsibilities
The evening and weekend supervisor ensures the smooth delivery of core library services through answering reference and procedural enquiries, delivering circulation functions, and assisting with library equipment. This role involves the supervision of a small team of staff delivering the above services, and also in shelving and maintaining a good study environment for all our users.

Person Specification
The successful candidate will have relevant experience, preferably in an academic library setting, and excellent customer service skills. Good interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to supervise a team and foster a collaborative approach to work are also required.

Additional Information
City offers a sector-leading salary, pension scheme and benefits including a comprehensive package of staff training and development.

Closing date for applications: 11.59pm on 20 November 2017.

Actively working to promote equal opportunity and diversity.

Academic excellence for business and the professions.

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