Academic Liaison Librarian

Carmarthen | £27,116 - £30,497 per annum

Employer: University of Wales Trinity Saint David
Sector/Specialism: Secretarial, PA & Administration

Academic Liaison Librarian
Carmarthen or Lampeter base, but should be able and prepared to work at home, and at other locations as necessary
£27,929 - £31,411 per annum

The University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD) is an employment-focused university, dedicated to ensuring students from diverse backgrounds develop the academic knowledge and practical skills to thrive.
We placed 13th for teaching quality in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022 and 8th in the UK for ‘Social Inclusion’ in this league table this year.
We are now looking for an Academic Liaison Librarian to join our Carmarthen or Lampeter campus on a full time, permanent basis working 37 hours per week.

You will provide specialist library support for the learning and teaching activities of a specified University curriculum area. You can be based at either Carmarthen or Lampeter according to preference, with a requirement to support both campuses via a blend of remote and on-site working, including home working where appropriate.

Please view the Job Description for further details, where you will also find a list of the essential and desirable ‘Person Specification’ criteria.

To be considered as an Academic Liaison Librarian, you will need:
- A degree or equivalent work related experience
- A good standard of digital skills
- Experience in developing information and digital literacy, academic, study and research skills or related areas.
- Knowledge of contemporary digital and information literacy developments or willingness to develop this.
- Experience of planning, delivering and evaluating teaching, and of digital learning design or delivery
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to self-manage

It would also be beneficial if you had:
- Professional qualification in Library and / or Information Studies
- Teaching qualification
- Membership of an appropriate professional body, for example CILIP, HEA
- Marketing qualification
- An understanding of and experience in developing information and digital literacy
- Experience of working in the HE or FE environment
- Experience of working in a library or information service environment to support a range of learners.
- Ability to communicate through the medium of Welsh oral and written.


- Annual leave entitlement is 28 days’ annual leave per year, plus 8 bank holidays and 4 University closure days

Our employees get access to a great pay and benefits package in recognition of their valued contribution including:
- Good pay and conditions; as an accredited living wage employer, we offer competitive pay
- Pension scheme membership from USS to provide benefits for you and your family
- Family-friendly policies that provide for flexible working, including additional paid maternity and paternity leave
- Career and development opportunities, including support to gain further qualifications
- Support for mental health and wellbeing, including occupational health and counselling support services
- Staff discounts on a range of products and services
- Travel schemes, including the cycle to work scheme

So, if you’re seeking to play a key role in the upkeep of our university as an Academic Liaison Librarian, please apply via the button shown.
Please note, this application process does not include the option to submit a CV.

Closing date: 19 August 2022, 11:59pm