Queen’s University Belfast

Faculty Librarian
(Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences)
Ref: 18/106240

Information Services

Founded in 1845 as Queen’s College Belfast, we became an independent university in 1908. Today, we’re a member of the Russell Group, combining excellence in research and education with a student-centred ethos.

The successful candidate will provide specialist professional support to University staff and students and to manage the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences Subject Support Team.

Our five core values (Respect, Integrity, Excellence, Ambition, Connected) have been developed by staff and students.
They express our shared understanding of what we believe, how we aim to behave and what we aspire to be as an
international organisation.


The successful candidate must have:

  • A minimum of four years’ recent (i.e. in the last seven years) post qualification professional library experience.
  • Significant recent experience in a Subject Librarian post or in a similar post in a Special Library or a research library.
  • Experience of managing and developing staff.
  • Excellent information, IT and web skills and significant work-based experience of using a wide range of technologies.
  • Experience in training/teaching small or large groups of library users in information literacy skills.

Anticipated interview date: Monday 26 March 2018

Salary scale: £39,992 – £49,149 per annum (potential to progress to £52,132 per annum through sustained exceptional contribution)
Closing date: Friday 2 March 2018

For full criteria and to apply online, visit For further information or assistance contact Human Resources, Queen’s University Belfast, BT7 1NN.

Telephone (028) 9097 3044 or email on


The University is committed to equality of opportunity and to selection on merit. It therefore welcomes applications from all sections of society and particularly welcomes applications from people with a disability.

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