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Collection Development Librarian

University of Roehampton - Library Services, Library, Technology and Media Services (LTMS)

Location: London
Salary: £37,030 to £40,103 pa inclusive of London Weighting Allowance
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 8th October 2021
Closes: 1st November 2021
Job Ref: RU02874

35-40 hours per week

Grade: RU07

We are looking for an experienced Collection Development Librarian to develop the use of library data and data from our licensed content, to enable evidence-based decisions that provide relevant and sustainable services for our academic community.

You’ll be harvesting, analysing and interpreting data from our suppliers and systems, to develop our understanding of e-resources usage by our students, and to enable better purchasing decisions.

You will provide expert advice on the development of new services, resources and technologies to enhance collections and collection management activities. You will manage our digital and physical collections according to a regular schedule.

At Roehampton, we change lives by helping our students to develop the confidence, knowledge and adaptability they need for a successful graduate career and fulfilling life.

We are a supportive and inclusive community, with a proud history in higher education stretching back more than 175 years. We value community, engagement and partnership, and we believe that we can help our students realise their ambitions regardless of their background. Our graduates today have excellent employment prospects and are part of a thriving global community of Roehampton alumni.

We provide an engaging portfolio of courses across the creative arts, social sciences, law, humanities, literature, education, business, and human and life sciences, including nursing. We also have an excellent research profile. With international reach, our research informs policy, enriches culture and improves people’s lives.

We are based on a beautiful 64-acre parkland campus in south-west London. Our staff have access to excellent facilities and a generous range of staff benefits.

The University supports the NHS Track and Trace system and your Roehampton point of contact will keep a temporary record of all visitors for 21 days to assist NHS Test and Trace with requests for data.

The safety of staff, students and the wider community is our priority and work will continue across the University to ensure we always meet the safety standards set by the government. The University of Roehampton passed the NQA Covid Secure Guideline Verification that assesses how organisations meet the government guidance to create Covid safe environments.

For more information, visit the Working at Roehampton section of our website where you will find full details, how to apply, as well as further information about the benefits of working for us:

The closing date for completed applications is: Monday 1st November 2021

It is expected that interviews will be held on: Tuesday 16th November 2021

The University is an Equal Opportunities and ‘Disability Confident’ employer

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