University of London
Senate House Library invites applications for the full time, permanent
position of Systems Librarian. The successful candidate will support,
maintain, and develop the library information systems that deliver the
activities and services of the research libraries within Senate House Library.
Furthermore, they will work closely with colleagues across the Library to
support the development and implementation of new, innovative services, and
contribute to the planning and delivery of the Library strategy.
The successful candidate will have experience of managing and supporting
specialist library systems, including demonstrable knowledge of library
discovery systems such as a traditional library catalogue, resource discovery
platform, or institutional repository. The candidate will demonstrate a
commitment to current best practises in user experience and web usability and
be able to explain and demonstrate concepts, ideas, and technologies to a
broad audience both verbally and in writing.
About The Department
Senate House Library, University of London is one of the world's most
significant collections in the arts, humanities and social sciences. It
provides services to over 100,000 registered readers every year, from
Institutes of the School of Advanced Study, Colleges of the University and
from the UK and international research base. It provides a library management
system for the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, the Institute of Classical
Studies, the Institute of Historical Research, the Warburg Institute, the
University of London Institute in Paris, Heythrop College, University of
London and the Wallace Collection.
The holdings of the Library amount to over three million volumes, many
thousands of printed and electronic journals, and over 1200 archival
collections in subjects across the humanities and social sciences. The special
collections embrace spectacular treasures like Shakespeare's First Folio and
the Coverdale Bible; renowned collections like the Goldsmiths' Library of
Economic Literature; and unusual and unique resources like the Harry Price
Magic collection, and the political pamphlets of the Institutes of
Commonwealth and Latin American Studies.
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