Teaching Learning and Research Support Librarian

Marino Institute of Education (MIE) wishes to appoint a Teaching Learning and Research Support Librarian to support, assess and enhance the delivery of services to staff and students.

The mission of MIE Library is to empower its members’ personal, educational and professional growth through a range of services, technology, collections and Library staff dedicated to supporting the teaching, learning and research objectives of the Institute.

The successful candidate will provide innovative Library services by engaging in proactive outreach and instruction, and by building on collaborative relationships with staff and students to ensure the Library’s centrality to the mission of the Institute.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone who wishes to pursue a career in an academic Library within the context of a small team of dedicated Library staff in the provision of a high quality and specialist Library Information Service.


The appointee is required to carry out the duties attached to the post, under the general direction of the Head of Library Services, whom she/he reports, and to whom he/she is responsible for the performance of these duties in the first instance.

The appointee will report through Head of Library Services to the Institute President and/or such other MIE officers as the President may designate from time to time. The appointee will also liaise with the academic lead for sustainability. The reporting relationship may be subject to periodic review, in line with service needs and developments in the Institute. Duties and Responsibilities

The Assistant Librarian for Teaching, Learning and Research Support will be responsible for:

• Developing, facilitating and evaluating information literacy sessions and supporting materials for the students and staff of MIE

• Leading the design, creation, maintenance, and assessment of online tutorials, instruction sessions, workshops, and presentations to promote general and coursespecific research competencies

• Informing the strategic development of the Library with particular reference to teaching, learning and research support

• Employing learning technologies and tools such as virtual learning environments, content management systems, and online reading list systems to support the provision of innovative, high quality teaching, learning and research services

• Engaging in ongoing liaison with schools and departments to ensure curriculum support services provided by the Library are integrated and meet student needs

• Developing and managing an active programme of education, advocacy, and support for scholarly publishing and communication to include research impact, bibliometrics, copyright, and Open Access platforms

• Providing workshops and events on academic skills • Collaborating with academic, administrative and Library colleagues to collect and upload the research of staff and students to the appropriate digital repositories

• Planning Library orientation for new students together with the Head of Library Services and other institutional stakeholders

• Creating strong working relationships with teaching staff and students

• Building and maintaining strong collegial and operational working relationships with Library colleagues • Promoting and marketing the profile of MIE Library, both internally and externally, using a range of technology and approaches, including social media, conferences, college open days, and publications

• Supporting accreditation and quality inspections

• Assisting at the Library information and circulation desk

• Representing MIE Library at conferences and events as required from time to time

• Advising the Head of Library Services in relation to emerging needs and developments in teaching, learning, and research within the context of academic Library service provision

• Assisting in the management and mentoring of Library Assistants and or Student staff

• Any other appropriate duties as specified by the Head of Library Services It should be noted that in each work area/department within the Institute, the appointee must work as part of a team. Although duties pertaining to the post are broadly defined under the various headings as listed, the list of duties is not exhaustive. The appointee will be required to function in a flexible and collegial manner. MIE retains the right to assign new duties and/or to re-assign staff to other areas of the Institute, in response to service needs.

Making of Applications Application by Cover letter and CV only (no special application forms are supplied), preferably by email to or by post to:

The Human Resources Office
Marino Institute of Education
Griffith Avenue
Dublin 9
D09 R232.

Closing Date 5.00pm Friday 6 October 

Teaching Learning and Research Support Librarian

Marino Institute of Education

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