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Library & Research Services Manager (Ref: 025)

Salary range: 
£30,942 to £34,804 pa

We have an exciting full time, permanent opportunity to join the Directorate of Learning and Teaching at the University of Suffolk. You will join a creative and enthusiastic team, working to ensure our library and research services support all of our students, researchers and staff, in progressing their learning and achieving their study and research goals.

The successful candidate will be a qualified librarian, student focused, have experience of leading and motivating a team, an understanding of creative and inclusive approaches to excellent service delivery. In return we will offer you the opportunities for professional development, the chance to participate in and lead cross-University groups and projects and contribute to the ongoing success of our service.

For an informal conversation about the role, please email Ellen Buck, Director of Learning and Teaching ( Information about our service can be found at

Closing date: Monday 14th October, midday

Interviews to be arranged for w/c 28th October 2019

We are actively committed to growing and supporting a diverse workforce and welcome applications from all backgrounds and communities. We particularly welcome applications from black and ethnic minority candidates and from candidates with a disability who are currently under-represented within our workforce. 

We consider flexible working requests for all our vacancies.

Closing date: 
Monday, October 14, 2019 - 12:00

How to apply:

  1. Read the Guidance Notes and Privacy Notice
  2. Fill in the Application Cover Sheet
  3. Fill in the Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form
  4. Attach a curriculum vitae and a covering letter setting out clearly how you meet the essential and desirable criteria for the post

EITHER return them as Word (.doc) or Rich Text Format (.rtf) attachments by email to including the post title and reference number in the email subject heading
OR by post to:

The Human Resource Team
University of Suffolk
Waterfront Building
Neptune Quay
Ipswich IP4 1QJ

After submitting your application, if you have not heard from us before the interview date shown, please assume you have not been shortlisted for interview.

If you would like to request support or ask questions about any of our vacancies, or us as an employer, please contact us via the email above or by telephoning 01473 338351.

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