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Library Site Manager

User Experience & Partnerships

Location:  Winchester School of Art
Salary:   £26,396 to £31,412 Per annum
Full Time Permanent
Closing Date:  Monday 15 August 2022
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  1922322KX

We are looking for an enthusiastic and well-organised person to lead the Winchester School of Art Library team in delivering excellent customer service to our library users. This post offers an opportunity to combine your experience of providing excellent customer services with working in a people management role.  Experience of working in a library is not essential.

Our ideal candidate will have the ability to support, motivate and develop others in delivering a front line service and support continuous improvement of the wider library service.  You will plan and manage the day to day operations of WSA library supervising a range of tasks supporting the delivery of face to face, telephone and online enquiry services.  

The role will be responsible for managing team workloads, monitoring performance, motivating the team and work collaboratively with the broader Customer services team and with other departments as appropriate.  

The successful applicant will enjoy communicating with our users, be able to demonstrate team leadership skills and an understanding of management issues in customer service provision.

Our ideal candidate will have experience of using a range of IT systems to support the day to day operations of the service.

The University provides a generous annual leave entitlement increasing to a maximum of 24 days pro rata. In addition, university employees are also entitled to supplementary University closure days as well as bank holidays. The university also offers a great contributory pension scheme amongst a number of other employee benefits. 

If you would like more information or an informal chat about the role, please contact Alex Oake a.e.oake@soton.ac.uk

Application Procedure

You should submit your completed online application form at https://jobs.soton.ac.uk. The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Sian (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 2750, or email recruitment@soton.ac.uk. Please quote reference 1922322KX on all correspondence.

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We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.


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