Senior Library Adviser (Part time)

Closing Date
Sunday, 30th January 2022
Job Type
Administrative Professional & Managerial
Libraries Customer Services
£24174 to £28756 per annum pro-rata depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.

Can you inspire a team to deliver consistently excellent customer service? Would you like to join our team delivering academic library services to a diverse range of customers? 

We’re looking for confident and positive people with experience of leading and delivering first rate customer services. We need a committed person to help realise our vision that puts students and academics at the heart of everything we do. 

The job is a varied one, so you’ll need to be proactive and be able to offer evidence of your organisational and planning skills. 

You’ll lead a team- recruiting, training and supporting staff and working to continually improve and develop services. Role modelling positive behaviour, you will help embed excellence in the team.

You’ll need to work independently at times, prioritise and manage your workload, and work with colleagues in your section and across all areas of University of Nottingham Libraries.  

We’re looking for people with: 

  • A proven ability to deliver high quality customer service, in line with our WISE Ethos (Welcoming, Inspiring, Supporting Everyone) 
  • Leadership qualities to inspire a high performing team 
  • The ability to work alone and as part of a team 
  • A commitment to personal development 
  • Excellent communication skills 
  • The skills to work well under pressure in a dynamic period of change 

If you’re enthusiastic and want to join our dynamic team, we’d love to hear from you!

Please note some training may occur outside these hours. You will also work one public holiday/University Closure Day per year.
 To help deliver a full service, you may also be required to occasionally work at other libraries across our Nottingham campuses.

We are committed to providing competitive employment packages that support your well-being and help you reach your full potential. You will have access to a benefits package, including leading fitness and health facilities, staff discounts and travel schemes, along with a generous holiday allowance and highly attractive pension scheme.

These are part-time, permanent positions. Preferred start date: 21 February 

Please indicate in the additional information the posts that you want to apply for, listed in preference order.

Role 2: 25 Hours - Mon 2-10pm (1-9pm in vacation); Tue 1-5pm; Sat 2-10pm (1-9pm in vacation), Sun 2-10pm (1-9pm in vacation)

Role 3: 25 Hours - Tue 2-10pm (1-9pm in vacation); Wed 2-10pm (1-9pm in vacation); Thu 1-5pm; Sat 8:30-4:30pm

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Anna Pelekanou, tel: 14469 or email ANNA.PELEKANOU@NOTTINGHAM.AC.UK. Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

Our University has always been a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community. We warmly welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities and beliefs – indeed this very diversity is vital to our success, it is fundamental to our values and enriches life on campus. We welcome applications from UK, Europe and from across the globe. For more information on the support we offer our international colleagues, see our Moving to Nottingham pages.

For successful international applicants, we provide financial support for your visa and the immigration health surcharge, plus an interest-free loan to help cover the cost of immigration-related expenses for any dependants accompanying you to the UK. For more information please see the our webpage on Financial support for visas and the immigration health surcharge.