|Location:||Work from home|
|Salary:||£57,723 to £64,946 per annum, with potential to progress to £75,262 per annum (Grade 9)|
|Placed On:||8th March 2023|
|Closes:||29th March 2023|
Working Pattern: Full time, with option for flexible working
Faculty: Professional Services
Location: Western Bank Library, with option for Hybrid working
Are you an innovative and collaborative leader, with significant experience of cultural collections and a passion for building partnerships across a complex organisation?
Do you want a key role in leading our ambitious plans to inspire research, learning and engagement within and beyond the University of Sheffield?
The Associate Director Cultural Collections and One University will lead the strategic development of our Special Collections, Heritage and Archives as an integral part of the Library’s five year plan. This individual will also deliver across the Library on the priorities of the One University pillar of the University’s Vision, leading projects and initiatives alongside Library Executive and Senior Leadership Team colleagues in relation to equality, diversity and inclusion, wellbeing, sustainability and staff development.
Our cultural collections comprise:
We pride ourselves in being a world class, dynamic research library inspiring intellectual discovery and learning, sitting at the heart of the University community and working collaboratively to deliver outstanding experiences for our students, researchers, teachers and visitors.
We have a reputation for excellence in customer service and leadership in the sector, working with our networks, including the White Rose Libraries Consortium, the N8, RLUK, LIBER and IATUL, at the forefront of developments in open and digital scholarship. We consistently appear amongst the highest ranked Russell Group Institutions in the UK National Student Survey.
We employ 140 staff and connect with the city and the region. We operate from 4 staffed sites: the Western Bank Library; the Information Commons; the Diamond, and the Health Sciences Library.
As Associate Director, you will be a key member of the Library Executive Team, providing strategic direction for the Special Collections, Heritage and Archives, University Archives and Library Business Services teams, and working closely with senior academics and professional services colleagues to maximise the impact of our cultural collections.
Digital innovation is key to this role as is the ability to partner with academics and researchers to ensure our collections are used widely and effectively for research and teaching across the University and beyond.
For informal enquiries about this job, contact: Anna Clements, Director of Library Services & University Librarian on email@example.com or 07704 305 441
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