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Subject Librarian (Health and Social Care)

Edinburgh Napier University - Information Services Learning and Research Services

Location: Edinburgh
Salary: £32,816 to £39,152 plus excellent benefits
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 22nd February 2021
Closes: 21st March 2021
Job Ref: 0000011496

Further your career in Library Services with Edinburgh Napier University, the #1 modern university in Scotland.

We are looking for a subject librarian to join our Information Services Learning and Research Services team. This role is critical to the successful delivery of a responsive, high quality customer centric experience for our Staff and Students.

The University is continuing to make a significant investment in its IT and digital services provision to ensure the delivery of a consistent, high quality IT and services across the University. Information Services provide innovative and reliable IT and Library services which are continually being adapted to meet the changing needs of the staff and students in rapidly changing technology environment.

The University's Learning and Research Services will provide innovative, reliable services which are continually adapted to meet the changing needs of staff and students, supporting them to become world class professionals. Information & Operations work as a part of wider Library Team and assist students, staff and guests in their use of the University’s broad range of technologies and library services, helping them work smarter, faster and easier.

The role

This professional role selects, manages and develops resources and information services for a range of library users, with focus on the subject disciplines of our School of Health and Social Care.  You will have budget responsibility, selecting and promoting appropriate library resources to support teaching, learning and research.

Based in our Sighthill Campus, you will provide key support to all researchers through the provision and exploitation of high quality resources as well as advising on publishing and Open Access.

Who we are looking for

We require our applicants to have experience in a health discipline (including nursing, midwifery and social care) and have finely honed communication skills. You will have experience of creating and delivering a wide range of user education services to improve information literacy skills with the aim of enhancing the student experience.

You should be able to evidence a commitment to innovation and service development, with significant experience working with and exploiting a modern Library Management System

To find out more requirements of this opportunity please click here for the role description.

Benefits we offer

In return, we offer a great working environment where we support ambition, recognise achievement and offer an attractive benefits package. This includes a minimum of 36 days annual leave (includes bank holidays), a generous pension scheme with an Employer contribution of 20.4%, professional development opportunities, discounted access to onsite sports facilities and a wide range of other staff discounts.

Additional information

  • Application closing date: Sunday 21st March (11:59 pm)
  • Interviews: 31st March 2021 via MS Teams
  • Currently working from home as per current Covid guidelines, role based at Sighthill once restrictions lifted

To apply, please complete our online application form and attach an up to date copy of your CV

The University is committed to inclusion, demonstrated through our work in respect of our diversity awards and accreditations (Advance HE's Athena SWAN Charter) and hold Disability Confident, Career Positive and Stonewall Scotland Diversity Champion status. More details can be found here

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