Library and LRC Officer

Inverness, Highland
Salary range £21,471 – £23,932 per annum
02 Dec 2021
21 Dec 2021
Job Function
Estates and Facilities
Contract Type
Full Time

35 Hours (1 FTE), Permanent contract

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We are one of the largest partners of the University of the Highlands and Islands, a partnership of 13 colleges and research institutions comprising Scotland’s newest university.

As the UK’s leading tertiary education provider, we deliver both further education and higher education courses and that makes us different from traditional institutions. Through an innovative approach to learning and some of the best online learning technologies, we offer our students the complete learner journey, where they have choice and flexibility to study from access level right through to PhD.

Inverness College UHI is at the heart of the community. Working closely with businesses and stakeholders, our curriculum and research capacity is designed to meet the ever-evolving needs of industry and support the strengths and ambitions of the region. Through a personalised approach, we help our students discover their right path, providing them with a combination of qualification and job-ready skills to succeed in the workplace. Inverness College UHI has locations at Inverness Campus and also the Scottish School of Forestry (Balloch), a growing hub for research, innovation and enterprise set within a 215 acre site. 

We are seeking an enthusiastic, dedicated member of staff to work with us as a Library and LRC Officer on a permanent basis.

Job Purpose:

We are seeking a suitably skilled and qualified Library and LRC Officer to work within our Library and LRC department.  You will provide a welcoming and supportive service to all users of the Library and LRC.  You will empower students on their learning journey, by directing them towards, and supporting them in the use of all Library and LRC resources and services.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Welcome Library and LRC users and provide access to the full range of services available
  • Support students and staff in the effective use of library resources, both in print and online formats

Essential Criteria:

  • Experience of providing a high level of customer service whilst working in a varied and fast-paced environment
  • Experience of working in a library environment is desirable

Please note: the successful post holder will need to pass a satisfactory PVG Scheme membership through Disclosure Scotland and a Financial Check prior to commencing employment.

Application Closing Date: Tuesday 21st December 2021

Shortlisting will take place on 10th January 2022

Interviews week: commencing 17th January 2022

For informal queries regarding this post, please contact Inverness College UHI Recruitment Team on 01463 273210 or