Assistant Information Adviser

Job Description

Do you want to provide excellent customer service to students and staff in a busy academic library?

We are looking for a committed and enthusiastic information professional, with a professional qualification in library/information services, to join our team at Falmer Library, based in Brighton. You will draw on your experience of working in a library or similar service to support staff and students at the Falmer campus across the Health, Education, Social Sciences and Humanities disciplines.

Experience of working in a Higher Education library and of delivering information skills training to students would be beneficial.

The successful applicant will contribute to the preparation and delivery of Information Literacy sessions, using appropriate technologies for teaching and learning in Higher Education. You will have the opportunity to develop an in-depth knowledge of the subject areas taught at Falmer campus to inform collection development practices. You will actively engage with academic staff to support them with reading list management and the procurement of new resources. You will have a sound understanding of electronic information sources and standard office applications, and you will be interested in learning and developing with the confidence to learn new skills as required.

This is a full time post of 37 hours a week to be worked Monday to Friday and job sharers are welcome to apply.

It includes some evening and weekend working for which appropriate enhancements will be paid. Working hours may differ slightly during vacation periods. At present, this role will involve an element of both home working and working on campus. When you are working on site, a full COVID risk assessment would have been conducted and appropriate COVID secure working practices implemented.

If you have any questions about the job, please contact the line manager for this post: Beth Hewitt at B.Hewitt@brighton.ac.uk (Information Adviser).

Further details:  Job Description

The University is committed to an inclusive environment which embraces equality and diversity in our working, learning, research and teaching environment. We particularly encourage applicants from a Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) background because the university is underrepresented by BAME staff.

Further information about working for us, as well as the wide range of benefits we offer, can be found in the working with us section of our vacancies page.