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Glasgow Caledonian University, Cowcaddens Road, G4 0BA
£34,304 - £39,739 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

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Glasgow Caledonian University is a vibrant, multi-cultural and modern university in the centre of Glasgow, and is placed amongst the top 70 universities globally (THE Impact rankings, 2021).  Our welcoming community of 20,000 students, from more than 100 countries, enjoy a wide range of award-winning support services and state of the art facilities across each of our campuses in Glasgow, London and New York.  Our University mission - with its commitment to the Common Good and core values of integrity, creativity, responsibility and confidence - is integral to everything we do.

Our award winning Sir Alex Ferguson library sits at the heart of GCU’s Glasgow Campus and supports learning, teaching and research across the institution and its many partners both locally and internationally. The Library holds Customer Service Excellence accreditation.

Working as part of library’s Academic Liaison team you will develop and deliver in-person and online information literacy classes and workshops, manage subject enquiries and student contact and promote the library across the school and wider institution.  You will work directly with students, staff and researchers at all levels both at the Glasgow campus and across our international campuses and partner institutions and will be the key contact for GCU’s Glasgow School for Business and Society.  You will contribute to the development of the service with a strong focus on delivering an excellent student experience and actively seek opportunities to improve work practices and services.

The successful candidate will be educated to degree Level and hold a relevant professional qualification. They will be able to develop and maintain effective working relationships and to promote the library and its services at all levels across the organisation. They will have a clear understanding of the importance of Information and Digital Literacy. They will be able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines and be committed to learning new skills. Excellent teaching and presentation skills are essential. The role holder must deliver an excellent student service both in person and online. 

We are committed to continued professional development and It is expected that the post holder will be active within the profession and involved in appropriate professional groups and networks. If you wish to discuss this opportunity please call Heather Marshall, Senior Librarian, Academic Liaison at or on 0141 273 1205.

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).

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