Library Teaching and Engagement Coordinator – 0973-23

Lancaster University

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£25,138 to £28,759

Closing Date:  

Sunday 17 September 2023

Interview Date:  

Wednesday 27 September 2023



Please note: this job is only available to current employees of Lancaster University

Role: 1.0 FTE, permanent

Our library vision, The Library Towards 2025, sets out our ambition to be a library that is connected, that goes beyond providing just a service and building, and works in partnership with all Lancaster University communities.  Central to this vision is the work of the Library Teaching and Engagement team, who are the interface between the faculties, departments and the library, and who engage with the wider community, developing partnerships with local schools, colleges and community groups.

An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and proactive individual to join the Library Teaching and Engagement team within Academic Services. You will support the activity of the team, working alongside the Head of Library Engagement and the wider team which includes Faculty Librarians, an Information Specialist, Digital Skills Learning Developer and Schools Engagement Officer, through:

Providing adminstrative support for the team, which includes adminstering two programmes: Library & Information Literacy Programme and the Systematic Review Conversation series;

Promoting and marketing Library Teaching and Engagement events and resources through membership of the Library Social Media team;

Developing and maintaining online guidance including the Library website, student portal, Library subject and topic guides;

Assisting in the delivery of workshops.

The University strives to be diverse and inclusive, a place where we can all be ourselves.  We welcome applications from people in all diversity groups for this indefinite post working 1.0 FTE.

We offer family-friendly, flexible working arrangements, with forums and inclusive facilities to support our staff.  There is flexibility to work some of your time remotely, with the exact proportion of remote working to be determined in discussion with the line manager and in accordance with university guidelines. 

Informal enquiries are welcome and should be addressed to Lesley English, Head of Library Engagement at [email protected]    

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Please note: Unless specified otherwise in the advert wording, all advertised roles are UK based.

The University provides an environment that strongly
supports the individual needs of each employee, whilst promoting the importance
of wellbeing for all our colleagues. We have a range of support networks available for our employees, and more information on these can be found on the ‘Working at Lancaster’ information page.

We are committed to family-friendly and flexible
working policies on an individual basis. The University recognises and
celebrates good employment practice undertaken to address all inequality in
higher education.

We warmly welcome applicants from all sections of the
community regardless of their age, religion, gender identity or expression,
race, disability or sexual orientation, and are 
committed to promoting
diversity, and equality of opportunity.

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