Information Librarian - Academic Services (Fixed term)

Job title Information Librarian - Academic Services (Fixed term)

Department Library

Salary Starting from £26,243, rising to £32,236 Pro Rata for fixed term

Grade Grade 6

Placed on Tuesday 30 July 2019

Closing date Tuesday 20 August 2019

Interview date Wednesday 11 September 2019

Reference SJ6969


We are seeking an enthusiastic and highly motivated individual, to fill a full time, fixed term Information Librarian vacancy within the Academic Services section of the University of Bath Library.  This post is currently based within the Engineering & Design subject team.

Applicants should have a CILIP accredited qualification in librarianship or information studies or equivalent, to at least degree level, or clear commitment to completion if not yet awarded.

As an Information Librarian you will be responsible for answering information and resource related enquiries from library users at all levels.  You will assist Faculty and Subject Librarians in preparing and delivering library induction and information skills teaching, and on occasion will design and deliver training sessions yourself.  In addition, you will support the Faculty and Subject Librarians in all areas of collection development, management and promotion, and in the preparation of library guidance, instructional and publicity materials, in various formats, both in print and online.  You should be innovative and collaborative in your work, with excellent communication skills.

The successful applicant will join a dedicated, professional team of Library staff committed to the continual development of services to support the University’s strategy: to deliver world-class research and teaching, extend the University’s international influence, and enrich the student experience.  We understand the importance of continued professional development for all Library staff in order to achieve this, and provide programmes of local opportunities, and support involvement in appropriate external activities.

The University of Bath is an equal opportunities employer and we positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

This is a fixed term position with an expected duration until 17th July 2020

For informal enquiries about the role please contact Hannah South, Head of Library Academic Services ( or David Stacey, Faculty Librarian, Engineering & Design (

The closing date for applications is 20th August 2019 and interviews are expected to be held on 11th September 2019.

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

Further details:
The University of Bath is an equal opportunities employer and has an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations. To achieve our global aspirations, we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.