Middle East Centre Librarian (Maternity Cover)

Middle East Centre Librarian (Maternity Cover)

Full time, maternity cover
Salary: 
University Grade 6: £28,098 - £33,518
Deadline: 
Saturday, 31 March 2018
College Staff
Middle East Centre

St Antony’s College invites applications for the interim post of Middle East Centre Librarian.  This is a temporary post to cover maternity leave for a period of six months to one year, starting in May 2018.

St Antony's College is one of the seven graduate colleges of the University of Oxford, which admits graduate students only.  The College specialises in the inter-disciplinary study of international relations, economics, politics and history of particular parts of the world.  The Middle East Centre (MEC) is the hub for the interdisciplinary study of the modern Middle East in the University of Oxford.  It is based in a new building designed by the world renowned architect Zaha Hadid.

The MEC Librarian’s responsibilities are to provide optimal library resources for students, Fellows and guests of the MEC, and to plan for the development of the library resources in the context of the Centre’s academic requirements as they evolve.  Main duties will include collection development, reader services, book acquisition budget management and other such duties as directed by the Director of the MEC.

The successful candidate must be educated to degree level with a post-graduate qualification in librarianship or information science, or have experience of working at a professional level in a library. A proven ability to use a library management system, preferably Aleph, is essential, along with excellent ICT skills and effective communication skills.

Further particulars and details of how to apply may be found on the attached documents

***DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 31 March 2018***

St Antony’s College is an equal opportunities employer.

Date posted: 
Thursday, 22 February 2018