Assistant Librarian – Teaching

University Library

University of Cambridge, Trinity Ln, Cambridge, UK


  • Posted on: 22nd Nov 2021
  • Salary: £27,116-£31,406
  • REF: VE28063
  • Closes: 07th December 2021
  • Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
  • Hours: Full Time, Part Time

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Assistant Librarian (Teaching) to join our team at our new Hub Library at the University of Cambridge.

The Hub Library will be opening during the 2021/2022 academic year at West Cambridge, and you will have a key role in the delivery of Information Services at the Hub Library. This includes development and delivery of teaching sessions for undergraduate and postgraduate students across Engineering and Technology departments and the wider STEMM community; engaging with academic and innovation community at West Cambridge; and contribute to the delivery and development of reader services at the Hub Library.

You will be able to show experience in developing and delivering teaching and training, excellent communication skills, and an adaptable and flexible approach to delivering services. You will be able to demonstrate critical thinking, an understanding of the student experience and the ability to build relationships with key stakeholders at all levels either through relevant experience or vocational qualifications. In your application you are strongly advised to identify explicitly how your skills and experience match the person specification of the role.

Fixed term: The funds for this post are available for 1 year in the first instance.

Applications are welcome from internal candidates who would like to apply for the role on the basis of a secondment from their current role in the University.

We welcome applications from individuals who wish to be considered for part-time working or other flexible working arrangements.

We particularly welcome applications from candidates from a BAME background for this vacancy as they are currently under-represented at this level in our institution.

Click the ‘Apply’ button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

If you have any questions about this vacancy or the application process, please email Lynne Meehan, Engineering and Technology Librarian, in the first instance, at

The closing date for applications is 7th December 2021.

Interviews will be held the week commencing 16th December 2021.

Please quote reference VE28063 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.
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