University of Oxford
We are looking for Librarian-in-Charge of the Bodleian Art, Archaeology and Ancient World Library and Subject Librarian for Visual Culture (Art and Architecture, Film Studies) to join Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford.
You will oversee the reader services operations of this important research library and provide leadership for its team of subject librarians. Your own subject remit will include Art and the History of Architecture, along with Film Studies, providing library and information skills support and developing electronic and print collections.
You will have an informed appreciation of the study of Art and Film and be able to build on the strengths of our existing collections while addressing diversification in research interests and course content for students. You will be an engaging communicator capable of promoting research and information skills as well as furthering public engagement with your collections.
Your professional experience in relevant library or information support work will have built on a first degree with a professional library qualification and on or a higher degree.
People are the foundation of the University’s success and we are committed to attracting, recruiting and retaining the highest calibre of staff. An attractive range of competitive benefits is available to all staff for both work and personal life.
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.
What We Offer
As an employer, we genuinely care about our employees’ wellbeing and this is reflected in the range of benefits that we offer including:
• An excellent contributory pension scheme
• 38 days annual leave
• A comprehensive range of childcare services
• Family leave schemes
• Cycle loan scheme
• Discounted bus travel and Season Ticket travel loans
This is a permanent, full-time post, working 37.5 hours per week.
You will be required to upload your CV and a supporting evidence form/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 before 12:00 midday (BST) on Wednesday 31 May 2023 can be considered. Interviews are expected to take place on Tuesday 13 June 2023.
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