Library Facilitator

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Knowledge and information management

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £15.09 - 15.09 per hour

  • Contact:

    Recruitment

  • Contact email:

    Daniel.rose@suehill.com

  • Contact phone:

    020 7378 5459

  • Salary high:

    15

  • Salary low:

    15

  • Job ref:

    DR - 25408

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    6 weeks

  • Expiry date:

    2018-11-02

  • Startdate:

    2018-10-29 00:00:00

Library Facilitator

North London

£15.09 per hour

6-week contract (30 hours a week)

Mon 12-8 / Tues 11-5 / Weds 9-5 / Thurs 9-5 / Fri 12-5

About the company

Our client, a Further Educational provider is seeking to recruit a Library Facilitator, who will report directly to the Library Team Leader, for a 6-week contract period

What you’ll be doing

PURPOSE OF THE JOB

To deliver high quality student focussed support to facilitate student learning. To work with other library facilitators to enable teaching staff, students and other information seekers to access and fully utilise resources accessible in the Library. To liaise with teaching staff on the provision of resources to support the curriculum. To produce materials and resources to support assignments and information and digital literacy skills delivery.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist in equipping students with transferable and core-enabling skills related to knowledge acquisition and lifelong learning
  • Developing positive, supportive and enabling relationships with students and colleagues
  • Developing ICT/ILT and Internet navigation skills with staff and students
  • Providing basic and key skills support to students within the Library
  • To help users to locate resources within the Library, by maintaining clear signage and shelving or filing materials promptly and accurately
  • To undertake routine library duties, such as preparation of new materials and record keeping, and recording of periodicals received, operating ICT booking systems
  • Deliver help, advice and supportive enquiry service to students using Library services and resources
  • Delivering the ICT, Library, VLE (currently Moodle) and MyCandi induction programme for students
  • Liaising with teaching staff on the provision of workshops for groups of students to support learning, and develop learning skills and to ensure best use is made of library services and resources
  • Develop e-learning materials to support student learning
  • Evaluating and supporting the use of library and learning resources
  • Liaison with teaching staff in the provision of expertise and advice on the selection and acquisition of learning resources
  • Work flexibly within the Library to contribute to service development
  • To comply with policies and procedures
  • To keep up to date with changes to policies and procedures
  • To be willing to deputise for the Library team leader
  • To maintain Library records as required (including those held on the library management system), administering student records in accordance with the requirements of the Data Protection Act, and classifying and cataloguing resources
  • To maintain an environment in which students can feel safe and are able to study by ensuring that students engage in learning activities and behave in an appropriate fashion

EXPECTATIONS OF THE POST HOLDER

  • Ensure that the College policy for equality of opportunity is adhered to and promoted in all aspects of the post holder’s work
  • Ensure effective quality control and continuous improvement in all aspects of the work and responsibilities attached to this post, in keeping with the College's quality assurance procedures and systems
  • Undertake responsibilities for safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults
  • To comply with and promote College Health and Safety policies and procedures and to undertake recommended Health and Safety training as and when necessary
  • Be committed to professional self-development, through participation in in-service training as necessary for the successful carrying out of the job
  • Undertake such other duties as are commensurate with the grade of the post, as may be reasonably required at the initial place of work or at other locations in the College

Who you will be

Qualifications and Experience

  • Relevant Degree or equivalent
  • Experience of working in a proactive, student focused front-line service
  • Experience of facilitating student learning and research
  • High level of literacy in IT, advanced user of the Web and Microsoft programmes including: Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook (essential) and experience of using multimedia and web applications (desirable)
  • Experience of delivering student inductions
  • Knowledge and understanding of current technologies and how they support learning
  • Maintaining accurate records and adhering to administrative systems
  • Ability to be diplomatic and patient
  • High level of communication skills to deliver workshops, induction and one to one student support
  • Ability to develop a good rapport quickly with all levels of learners to demonstrate a student- centred approach
  • Ability to undertake research to support students and develop resources
  • Ability to form constructive working relationships with all staff groups
  • Ability to keep up to date with curriculum change and changing learner styles
  • Ability to work some evenings or weekends
  • Willingness to adjust working hours to best support our students

Why you should apply

Fantastic opportunity for an experienced individual to join a highly regarded client

If you are interested in learning more: Please get in touch on 020 7378 5459 or on daniel.rose@suehill.com