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38 Albion Street, Glasgow, G1 1LH
£68,782.07 - £79,735.28 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Description

Glasgow Life is the charity that supports, inspires and provides opportunities for people in Glasgow to access the services they need and matter most to them. We work with stakeholders across Scotland to give people living in, working in and visiting Glasgow the opportunity to lead better, happier and more fulfilling lives. 

We work in every community in Glasgow, through libraries, community facilities, museums, the arts, music, sport, world-class events, festivals and physical activity, learning and heritage programmes. The scale and the national and international reach of our activity has a real and positive impact on the lives of Glaswegians and creates unforgettable experiences for our visitors. Our vision is to inspire every citizen and visitor to become engaged and active in a city globally renowned for culture and sport. As a charity, we find innovative ways to make this happen across Glasgow’s diverse communities. 

We are looking for an outstanding candidate to lead the development and oversight of the delivery of all library and community learning and development activities that the charity is responsible for.

Who are we looking for?

You’ll be a customer-focused leader with significant experience within a senior leadership role. Your communication and influencing skills will be second-to-none, allowing you to build effective and positive relationships with key stakeholders across sectors, gaining credibility, respect and confidence. You will understand the political landscape of the city, know the impact, value and reach of culture and sport. 

And, through everything you do, you will drive strategic direction and change and provide strong leadership within Glasgow Life. 

The recruitment process, including a competency-based interview, will take place w/c 31 October and w/c 7 November 2022.

Applicants wishing to discuss the post in confidence should contact Andrew Olney, Director of Libraries & Communities via Further information about the organisation can be found on our website -

Glasgow Life seeks to reflect the extraordinary diversity of our city at every level of our organisation and in our programmes. We strongly encourage suitably qualified applications from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join Glasgow Life. To find out more about our commitment to equality and diversity visit

Application Packs

Alternative Application Packs can be requested in other formats for example, Large Print, Braille, Audio and other languages. To request an alternative Application Pack please phone 0141 287 1054.

Packs will be posted out to you within 3 working days of receiving your telephone request.

Please note the closing date of the job advert to ensure that you give yourself plenty of time to complete your application form and return it to us.

Further Information

For further information about working for us please refer to our website