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London Campus, 40 Fashion Street, Spitalfields, E1 6PX
£34,304 - £39,739 per year pro rata
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Position Type:
Part Time
21 hours per week


This role will be based at GCU London

Glasgow Caledonian University - the University for the Common Good - is a vibrant, values-led, multi-cultural University with a global outlook, dedicated to delivering social innovation. Our organisational strategy is aligned with the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals and our globally recognised researchers advise governments, industry and international bodies. We’re ranked fifth in the world and first in the UK for promoting gender equality, 69th globally for social impact, and the top modern university in Scotland for research power. In 2020-21, we contributed £1.7 billion and more than 14,000 jobs across the globe.

GCU is committed to widening participation, delivering positive outcomes for our students, and we’re Scotland’s leading provider of Graduate Apprenticeships. With campuses in Glasgow, London and New York, we have transnational partnerships around the world, supporting more than 22,000 students. Guided by our inspirational Chancellor, Dr Annie Lennox OBE, and guided by our values – integrity, responsibility, creativity and confidence - we transform the lives of the people and communities we serve.

GCU London is the London-based postgraduate campus of Glasgow Caledonian University. GCU London is now looking to appoint an additional Campus Librarian to help to lead and provide an efficient and best practice academic library service that responds to the varied academic and professional disciplines represented at GCU London.

You will have significant, up to date experience of working in an academic library setting or equivalent library service experience. In addition to possessing excellent organisational and customer service skills, you will have experience of monitoring the effectiveness of services and contributing to their development and promotion as well as experience of taking steps to enhance user satisfaction.

The ability to teach academic library skills and present to groups of students is also a pre-requisite of this role, as is the ability to adapt style to suit different situations and provide clear, objective advice and guidance.

The successful candidate will work closely with colleagues both within the London campus and wider across the University Directorates in a collegiate manner, sharing best practice and lending support to others as required.

As the University for the Common Good, we are committed to embedding equality, diversity and inclusion, as well as our values in everything that we do.  As such, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates who demonstrate the GCU Values.

Glasgow Caledonian University is committed to a fair and transparent recruitment process that is free from bias so that we can attract and retain a high performing workforce which makes a critical contribution to our success​.

The University holds the prestigious Athena SWAN Silver institution award, which recognises our significant record of activity and achievement in promoting gender equality across different disciplines.

As a Disability Confident 'Committed' employer, we are striving to ensure that our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible to disabled people. Although the Disability Confident 'Committed' level does not guarantee an interview for disabled applicants, we will make reasonable adjustments for disabled applicants during the recruitment process.

The University also holds the Carer Positive ‘Engaged’ employer award, which recognises our commitment to supporting staff with caring responsibilities.

Glasgow Caledonian University are committed signatories to the Armed Forces Covenant

The University offers a range of benefits including opportunities for professional development, family friendly policies, cycle to work scheme and onsite childcare facilities.

Please note that the appointment will be made on the first point of the salary scale (unless by exception).

Interviews are scheduled to take place week commencing 18 July 2022.


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