Teaching and Learning Administrator

The University of Manchester - The University of Manchester Library

Closing Date : 22/01/2018
Employment Type : Permanent
Faculty / Organisational Unit : Library & Cultural Institutions
School/Directorate : The University of Manchester Library
Division : University of Manchester Library Teaching & Learning
Hours Per week : 35 hours per week
Salary : £20,411 to £22,214 per annum according to experience
Location : Oxford Road, Manchester
Job Reference : L&CI-11121

The University of Manchester Library is one of only five National Research Libraries and the third largest academic library in the UK. Our vast and rich collections (both print and increasingly digital) help us to deliver a world-class library and information service for the University of Manchester. While our primary objective is to meet the learning, teaching and research needs of University members, we are also fully committed to widening access to our services to individual researchers, local schools and others in the regional community.

The Teaching and Learning team is looking for an enthusiastic individual to support the teaching and learning development activities of the Library. You will provide efficient administrative support for Teaching and Learning team programmes and services. You will also proactively participate as a member of the Teaching and Learning team, including involvement in projects, team meetings and communications.

You will need experience in a relevant educational environment, a clear enthusiasm for supporting students in their learning, and well-developed organisational and administrative skills. You will also possess excellent interpersonal skills with an ability to relate with students, colleagues and a wide variety of delivery partners in a polite, friendly and confident manner. This post is based in the Main Library but the Teaching and Learning Administrator will support teaching and learning on a library wide basis.

Culture and Values – Our Five Ways of Working

The University of Manchester Library strives to create a working environment that is supportive and rewarding providing a platform from which we can achieve our ambitious strategy. This approach is framed by our Five Ways of Working;

1. Empowerment – Empowering and supporting individuals to take more risks

2. Openness – More questioning and working with greater openness and trust

3. Inclusion – Creating an inclusive culture by recognising each other’s differences and strengths

4. Responsibility – Taking collective responsibility to achieve our shared goals

5. Support – Delighting in our success whilst supporting each other through adversity

It’s important that all colleagues share in this vision and are committed to helping create a working environment that is both rewarding and fulfilling. Please consider this before applying for this role.

Hours & Place of Work

Normal working hours are 35 hours per week.

The post is based primarily in The Main Library, Oxford Road. However, all Library employees are required to work at any Library site, as necessary.

All Library staff are required to wear a name badge.

As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. As we are committed to the principles of the Race Equality Charter Mark, we would particularly welcome applications from men and the black and minority ethnic (BME) community, who are both currently under-represented at this level. All appointments will be made on merit.

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Neil Sprunt

Email: neil.sprunt@manchester.ac.uk

General enquiries:

Email: hrservices@manchester.ac.uk

Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:

Email: universityofmanchester@helpmeapply.co.uk

Tel: 01565 818 234

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.

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