Director of Libraries

Ref: 3967

University of Nottingham

UK

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Role Managed by:

Rachel Hogan

Research Associate

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e: Rachel.Hogan@perrettlaver.com

Primary Practice Group: Higher Education and Research

Salary & Benefits: Salary commensurate with the seniority of the role

Closing Date: 18/03/2019

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The University of Nottingham is a world-leading, comprehensive research-intensive institution with a distinctive and pioneering global platform. The University’s ethos is that education and research transforms lives and societies around the world. This drives a commitment to excellence in research, teaching, learning and graduate outcomes, and to unlocking the potential of 45,000 students across campuses in the UK, China and Malaysia. At the University of Nottingham, the culture is ambitious, simultaneously creative and disruptive and without boundaries.

The Director of Libraries is a key appointment at the University of Nottingham. You will be responsible for creating a library and learning environment consistent with a world-class university, through strategies, policies, systems, collections and services. Setting out the strategic direction of the Department you will be responsible for effective management of a budget of over £14 million and approximately 220 staff. You will play a key role as a member of the University’s Education and Student Experience Board, Digital Futures Executive Group, Digital Research Strategy Board, Information Management and Security Steering Committee, and the Registrar’s senior team, among other boards. You will be actively involved in organisation-wide strategy and policy development and will be required to operate at a strategic level across the University.

The University of Nottingham Libraries team has been at the forefront in driving the learning and technology agenda at the University and it is therefore expected that you will have proven experience in cultivating digital learning and library innovation. You will also have a passion for promoting excellent customer service and for providing inspiring spaces for students to study.

You will have extensive relevant professional experience in an appropriate library and information environment with excellent leadership and management skills (including strategic planning, financial and project management). You will also have a strong understanding of current issues facing libraries and be able to continue to promote and support a University wide step change in digital learning and research.

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The closing date for applications is Monday 18th March 2019.

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