|Salary:||£61,198 to £70,918 per annum|
|Placed On:||28th September 2023|
|Closes:||6th November 2023|
The Bodleian Libraries are seeking to recruit to the new role of Head of Collections Strategy and Management. We are seeking a strategic and effective leader, with the ability to set direction, lead a team and work collaboratively, converting strategy into delivery
The Head of Collections Strategy and Delivery will be responsible for delivering a transformation of Collections Management services across the Bodleian Libraries, in response to evolving user needs and behaviour, emerging formats, the shift to open, and the opportunities from the implementation of Ex Libris’s Alma as a new Library Management System
This is an exciting opportunity for candidates looking to play a leading role in a major research library, who wish to utilise their skills and expertise to deliver transformational change and help shape the future of the Bodleian as it delivers its new strategy
Core to the role will be the strategic leadership and management of the Collections Management department of 110 staff, and operations which range from acquisitions and metadata creation to the off-site Collections Storage Facility of over 10.6 million items, the content in ORA, Oxford’s Open Access repository. Proactive external engagement is critical to the success of the role, including leading Bodleian representation on the Legal Deposit groups
For an informal discussion about the role please contact Amy Warner May, Associate Director, Scholarly Resources, firstname.lastname@example.org. General queries about the recruitment and application process should be directed to the Recruitment team within our Human Resources department (email@example.com).
This is a permanent, full-time post, working 37.5 hours per week. The role is office based, with the option to work from home up to 2 days a week.
As an employer, we genuinely care about our employees’ wellbeing and this is reflected in the range of benefits that we offer including:
Further information can be found here: https://hr.admin.ox.ac.uk/staff-benefits
Our staff and students come from all over the world, and we proudly promote a friendly and inclusive culture. Diversity is positively encouraged, through diverse groups and champions, as well as a number of family-friendly policies, such as the right to apply for flexible working and support for staff returning from periods of extended absence, for example shared parental leave.
You will be required to upload your CV and a supporting statement as part of your online application. Your supporting statement should list each of the essential and desirable selection criteria, as listed in the job description, and explain how you meet each one.
Only applications received online by 12.00 midday (BST/GMT) on Monday 6 November 2023 can be considered. Interviews are expected to take place on Monday 27 November 2023.
Please do let us know if you require any more information. Many thanks for your assistance in advance.
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