Law and Academic Liaison Librarian
Managing appropriate Library Services to staff and students with a focus on law students
As a professional role based within a busy higher education environment, you will be working closely with several key stakeholders around the business. You will be responsible for managing the efficient and effective delivery of a copyright information and guidance service to the staff and students. With your prior experience of working in a library environment, you will play a key role in the delivery and development of library services and study skills teaching, customer services and the marketing and development of library services
What you’ll be doing
- Participating in the delivery and development of library services and study skills teaching; customer services and the marketing and development of library services
- Ensuring that library and information needs of academic disciplines are supported by appropriate resources, particularly Law
- Liaise with library management staff to design and deliver inductions, face-to-face and online training programmes (small group sessions and lectures). Train other members of staff to be able to deliver the programmes where appropriate
- Working with the Acquisitions Librarian and Systems Librarian to coordinate and develop resources
- Developing and maintaining an understanding of copyright law and licensing agreements
- Liaising with staff and students to be aware of the copyright practices across campus
Join the BPP Family
The world is changing. Help us disrupt, innovate, and achieve our collective goal of Building Careers Through Education. Established for over 40 years, we’re a global education provider delivering diverse qualifications for professionals at every stage of their career.
Committed? Passionate? Self-determined? Now’s your chance to be part of our exciting world.
Find more about joining the BPP family here.
What we’re looking for
- Educated to at least graduate level with either a CILIP recognised professional qualification in librarianship or information science or is working towards this.
- Post qualification or extensive experience of working in a library or similar customer service environment, preferably in Higher Education.
- Possessing knowledge of copyright law and services and/or ability to develop expertise in this area.
- Extensive IT user skills involving the use of a wide range of applications.
- Prior experience of working with library materials to build knowledge and understanding of the collections and their use, e.g., selection, management, or promotion of collection material.
- Demonstrated knowledge of legal research tools, texts, and databases.
- Proven ability to communicate effectively with a range of library users and colleagues at all levels of seniority.
- Evidence of the ability to write formal reports, papers and/or briefings.
- Ability to work collaboratively with others as part of a team.
The successful candidate will be required to undergo an Enhanced DBS check
Please note that this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore the successful candidate will be required to declare any convictions, cautions, reprimands, and final warnings that are not protected, as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013).
Sound like the perfect fit? Apply today.