2 January 2019

Bath, UK

£50,132 - £58,089 p/a

15 minutes from Bristol by train and 90 minutes from London and Oxford, the University of Bath is situated in the beautiful World Heritage City of Bath and is part of the GW4 group of leading Universities (with Bristol, Cardiff and Exeter).

Reporting to the University Librarian, you will foster innovative thinking while meeting external and internal drivers, developing and delivering services and support to researchers throughout the research lifecycle. You will have a clear understanding of open access, scholarly communications, research data management and metrics, and appreciate the importance of unique and distinctive collections.

You should be curious, collaborative and collegiate in your work, participating effectively in University meetings and engaging with (inter)national networks with knowledge and enthusiasm. The University is looking for excellent management and communication skills, alongside demonstrable experience of managing finite budgets, with significant recent experience of working within an HE environment.

You will join a dedicated, professional team of Library staff committed to the continual development of services to support the University’s strategy: to deliver world-class research and teaching, extend the University’s international influence, and enrich the student experience. The Univeristy understands and supports the importance of continued professional development for all Library staff in order to achieve this.

·        The University was ranked 12th overall in the UK in REF2014

·        4th in the THE Student Experience 2018

·        6th in the Guardian University Guide 2019, with 12 subjects in the Top 10 

·        11th in the Complete University Guide 2019, with 18 subjects in the Top 10

The University of Bath is an equal opportunities employer and has an excellent international reputation, with staff from over 60 different nations. Applications from from suitably qualified and eligible candidates are encouraged, regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

Interview date - Thursday 10 January 2019

For an informal discussion about this role please contact Kate Robinson, University Librarian, by email on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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