Content and Discovery Manager

University of East London
August 04, 2024
Offerd Salary:£38022
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Working Time:Full time
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Content and Discovery Manager

Location Docklands Campus

Salary From £38022 per annum inclusive of London Weighting

Post Type Full Time

Post Type Permanent

Closing Date Sunday 04 August 2024

Interview Date Tuesday 03 September 2024

Reference 007S2024

Content and Discovery Manager

University of East London

Founded in 1898, we at the University of East London (UEL) are proud to change lives through education. Our goal is to advance industry 5.0 careers- first education and provide a clear path to the jobs and opportunities of the future. We're committed to driving diversity in the 5.0 talent pipeline, working in partnership to promote talent wherever it is found and creating a balanced, inclusive, and green future.

But we can't achieve this goal alone. We need forward-thinking, innovative, and curious individuals like you to join our community and help us craft our future. As part of our team, you'll have the opportunity to work with a diverse range of people who share your passion for creating positive change. We're an inclusive and welcoming community that is constantly moving forward, never satisfied with the status quo.

About Us

Library, Archives and Learning Services are looking for dynamic individuals to join our Content and Digital Services Team. At UEL, we pride ourselves on providing an exceptional 24/7 library experience across our two vibrant campuses. With a focus on self-service options for students, our libraries are the heart of our academic community, offering seamless access to a wealth of resources.

Join our enthusiastic Content and digital services team and contribute to shaping the future of digital library services. Be a part of a forward- thinking institution that values creativity, collaboration, and a commitment to excellence. Apply now and help us empower the next generation of learners!

About the Job

We are seeking a detail-oriented and innovative librarian with a passion for optimizing resource discovery and access. The ideal candidate will be educated to degree level and hold a professional qualification in librarianship or information science. With experience in purchasing and acquisitions operations within an academic library environment, they will be adept with current cataloguing, classification, and metadata standards.

This is an ideal role for someone with a commitment to excellent customer service and with high levels of digital fluency, looking to gain management experience and play a prominent role in managing library content acquisitions.

About You

Are you passionate about enhancing student experiences and driving digital innovation in academic libraries? Are your analytical skills top-notch, enabling you to produce insightful reports and data analysis? Do you possess excellent interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills, which make you effective in training staff and users? Do you have a proactive approach to problem-solving and ability to implement innovative technologies? If you are ready to make a significant impact on our library services, we invite you to apply.

Please email Ewa Cepuchowicz at [email protected] if you have any questions about the role.

Benefits Package

Here at UEL we understand it's about more than just a salary. It's about the entire package on offer along with our outstanding work environment and inclusive culture. We know the market rates for this vacancy and will offer a genuinely competitive salary DOE.

We care deeply about your wellbeing and our benefits includes: 20% pension (4% from you, 16% from us), 25 days holiday (plus 3 days over Christmas) plus bank holidays, hybrid working for most positions, and we're always open to consider flexible working arrangements. We have a shared success bonus of £5,000 pa, subsidised gym membership, 3 times base salary life assurance, a cashback healthcare scheme and wide variety of other generous benefits including discounts on: Apple and Samsung products, holidays, clothing, fitness, lifestyle, dining out and weekly shopping.

Equal Opportunities

UEL is an inclusive equal opportunities employer and are proud of our Equality, Diversity, and Inclusivity achievements, including: zero gender pay gap, members of Stonewall and have won Athena Swan awards. We expect all employees of UEL to accept our EDI policy and will not tolerate discrimination in any form.

So, if you'd like to take your career to the next level with us here at the University of East London and are inspired by our environment and committed to success, we want you to apply today!

Further Details Job Description & Person Specification

To contact the recruitment team please phone+44 20 8223 3000 x 4600 or e-mail [email protected]

CVs without a completed application form will not be accepted.

At UEL we are committed to working together to build a community which values diversity in both our staff and student populations, is representative and inclusive, enabling all to progress and thrive.

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