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Information & Academic Skills Librarian (Maternity Cover)

London South Bank University - Library, Skills and Customer Services

Location: London
Salary: £35,439 to £40,976 per annum, inclusive of £4,952 London Weighting
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 6th June 2024
Closes: 16th June 2024
Job Ref: REQ10238

Turning Passion into Purpose. London South Bank University are recruiting for an Information and Academic Skills Librarian.

This role sits within Library, Skills, and Customer Services (LSCS) supporting learning and teaching across the LSBU Group. You will utilise pedagogical expertise and experience to design and deliver engaging, inclusive and integrated skills workshops, training sessions, teaching materials and resources digitally and in-person, enhancing learning outcomes through strong pedagogical methodologies and delivery methods. 

You will contribute to the culture of creativity and experimentation within the Team, identifying, sharing, introducing, and embracing new approaches to information and academic skills. You will be happy to work to identify, prepare and deliver required support and to monitor and evaluate the team’s impact. You will also be happy to lead specific projects and contribute to cross-team working within LSCS, championing, highlighting, and investigating issues relevant to the Team’s impact across the Group.

About You:
We are looking for candidates with the following skills/experience:

  • a Library/Information Science qualification, holding or working towards a teaching qualification, HEA accreditation or evidence of equivalent experience.
  • experience of teaching or supporting Information and Academic Skills within an HE/FE environment and a demonstrable understanding of the support requirements of students across subject areas taught by the Group.
  • experience supporting users to make best use of information and academic practice resources across a variety of disciplines.
  • evidence of designing and implementing materials, support initiatives or services to reflect sector and pedagogical best practice engaging user need digitally and in-person.

Details About the Role:

This is a Full time, Fixed Term maternity cover for up to 1 year. The basic working week is 35 hours, between 0800 and 1800. Some evening and weekend work and travel to sites across the Group may be required. The university currently operates hybrid working, with the opportunity to work 20% remotely subject to operational requirements.You must also be able to pass a DBS check to be considered.

Benefits and How to Apply:

As a leading Higher Education Institution, LSBU offers staff a highly competitive benefits package including holiday entitlement starting at 26.5 days pa, professional development opportunities and flexible working. Full details on the range of benefits can be found here.

The attached candidate pack contains the person specification and applicant guidance on what to submit within your application which must be submitted via the "Apply Online" button below.

Application Deadline and Interviews:

  • The closing date for applications is 23:59pm, Sunday 16th June 2024.
  • Interview/assessment will be held week commencing 24thJune 2024.

We aim to make our recruitment and selection process accessible to all and are happy to discuss flexible working and reasonable adjustments. Please contact us to discuss any support you need. The diversity of LSBU’s staff and students is a source of strength and the richness of ideas and perspectives that this diversity brings makes LSBU a unique place to work.

This role may be eligible for sponsorship under the UKVI Skilled Worker route dependant on the successful candidate’s circumstances and ability to meet the minimum number of points required (details can be found within the candidate pack).

If you have any questions related to your application or queries related to reasonable adjustments, email the recruitment team hrdsr@lsbu.ac.uk

We reserve the right to close the vacancy early, should we receive sufficient applications.

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