Library Information Services Manager in Cambridge

Deputy Information and Library Services Manager [Temporary Cover]

Cambridge Judge Business School (CJBS) leverages the power of academia for real world impact to transform individuals, organisations and society. Since 1990, Cambridge Judge has forged a reputation as a centre of rigorous thinking and high-impact transformative education, situated within one of the world’s most prestigious research universities, and in the heart of the Cambridge Cluster, the most successful technology entrepreneurship cluster in Europe.

Information and library staff at Cambridge Judge Business School maintain and promote a wide range of electronic resources in business and management incorporating e-journals, e-books, market research, news, and company data. The information resources, which are delivered through a website, are heavily used by the School’s MBA, MFin, PhD, MPhil, MST, MSt, MAcc, EMBA and DBA students, but also by teaching and support staff.

The role holder will be responsible for the day-to-day operation of the Information Centre, overseeing the work of three information assistants, co-ordinating the circulation system and maintaining the physical collections. They will work closely with the Head Librarian to achieve this and will deputise for them when necessary. As we are delivering a world-class library service in a changing environment, the ideal candidate will be adaptable and able to develop imaginative solutions to problems as they arise. Creative thinking, communication skills and a can-do attitude are welcomed, business knowledge or experience is desirable but not essential in this temporary role. Although this is a senior, professional role, a post-graduate qualification in Library or Information Science is not essential.

The ideal candidate will be educated to a higher degree level, and will have experience of electronic resources, experience of reference work, collection development and cataloguing. They will also have experience of presenting training sessions and have creative and practical approach to problem-solving. Excellent interpersonal skills and supervisory experience are prerequisite for this role.

This is a temporary post to cover shared parental leave for the period 29 June until 20 September 2020 (approximately 3 months). The funds are available until 20 September 2020, or the return of the post holder, whichever is the earlier.

Applications are welcome from internal candidates who would like to apply for the role on the basis of a secondment from their current role in the University.

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Further information about Cambridge Judge Business School is available from the website: www.jbs.cam.ac.uk/home

Informal enquiries can be directed to the HR team: hr jbs.cam.ac.uk or to Ange Fitzpatrick, Information and Library Services Manager: a.fitzpatrick jbs.?url=cam.ac.uk&module=jobs&id=183351″ target=”_blank” rel=”nofollow”>cam.ac.uk

Please quote reference NS23195 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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Deputy Information and Library Services Manager (temporary cover)
Deputy Information and Library Services Manager (temporary cover)

Department/Location

Judge Business School

Salary

£30,942-£40,322

Reference

NS23195

Category

Academic-related

Published

2 June 2020

Closing date

16 June 2020

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