Library Learning Facilitator (Part-Time)

Discipline: Support Staff
Salary: £22,194 - £23,461 (prorated to £11,097 - £11,730)
Contact email: Recruit@bradfordcollege.ac.uk
Job ref: 021242
Published: about 1 month ago
Deadline for Application: 24 Jun 2024 00:59

The Library department is a small and friendly team that works together to provide important learning resources. They have an innovative approach to promoting library benefits and are committed to supporting the curriculum teams.

 

The Library Learning Facilitator is a student-facing role which will provide front-line support to learners and staff in the access and use of learning resources, including ILT applications, online learning and print-based materials.

The post holder will be expected to work effectively with minimum supervision, using initiative, but referring matters of policy or non-routine issues for guidance.

 

This post also includes an Acquisitions role.  Main responsibilities include receiving and processing new stock, the accurate receipting of stock, invoicing and crediting of shelf-ready and other material in all formats, using the library management system as directed.

 

The post will involve working one evening per week (until 6 pm) and occasionally until 8 pm.

 

This is a part-time role working 18.5 hours per week.

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Deals with queries and reports for books and serials, and cancellation of orders as required.
  • Supports students and other library users in the access and use of learning resource materials, providing guidance and demonstrating systems and materials as required.
  • Supports students and other library users in study skills acquisition, such as 1-2-1 support and small group sessions.
  • Seeks to support the delivery of excellent customer service through teamwork & knowledge sharing, contributing to shared meetings and project groups.  Mentors or trains new staff or work experience students where appropriate.
  • Contributes to the general Library clerical and administrative duties as appropriate.
  • Uses and updates Information Management systems used to support the Library service.

 

For the full job description and person specification, please click here

 

The Ideal Candidate

 

The ideal candidate will be learner and quality-focused with a commitment to our vision of working together to transform lives. They should be able to contribute to our journey to Outstanding, creating a positive working and study environment, and, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion should be embedded within their core values.

 

Education & Training

  • GCSE 4-9 (A*-C) or nationally recognised level 2 qualification in Maths or equivalent (e.g. CSE 1, O Level A-C)
  • GCSE 4-9 (A*-C) or nationally recognised level 2 qualification in English or equivalent (e.g. CSE 1, O Level A-C)

Experience

  • Experience working in a customer-focused environment
  • Experience in using databases, the internet and e-mail
  • Able to set and adhere to appropriate professional boundaries
  • High level of customer service skills
  • Strong networking and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to utilise IT and ILT both within learning and for administrative purposes

 

For an informal discussion about the role, please email recruit@bradfordcollege.ac.uk

 

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early depending on the level of interest and number of applications so early application is advised.

 

Bradford College

At Bradford College, our ambition is to transform the lives of our learners, help them to aim higher and support them to achieve their goals.

Located in the heart of Bradford, we offer a wide range of courses at varying levels, with something to suit everyone: Undergraduate, postgraduate and professional qualifications to distance learning and short community courses.

We aim to attract and retain knowledgeable, passionate and focused individuals who can inspire, motivate and support both learners and colleagues. With a can-do attitude and desire for continuous self-improvement, you could make a difference in the lives of everyone at Bradford College.

 

Benefits of working at Bradford College:

  • Generous annual leave entitlement – equivalent to 30 days of holidays, plus bank holidays
  • Additional college closure days, including 2-week Christmas closure
  • Local government pension scheme, with a generous 18% employer contribution
  • Annual salary reviews
  • Career progression opportunities – 54% of all vacancies are filled internally
  • Free sports and gym facilities
  • Free wellbeing initiatives and access to our exclusive staff indoor and outdoor wellbeing space
  • Confidential employee assistance service and on-site mental health first aiders
  • Access to Bradford College benefits hub, offering retail, travel, leisure and dining discounts and cashback
  • Discounts on greener travel – cycle to work scheme & local MetroCard and Northern Rail discounts
  • Access to hair and beauty treatments in our student-led Signature Spa
  • On-site dining facilities, including our award-winning Grove restaurant
  • A host of training development opportunities
  • Fantastic campus facilities, a short walk to public transport links in the heart of the UK City of Culture 2025
  • The opportunity to work for an organisation that is truly committed to creating a better future for all through education and training.

For full details please click  here

*If you have the drive to further develop your skills and abilities, you will be given the support and opportunities you need to enhance your career. This includes access to in-house training and CPD, professional and academic qualifications and mentoring.

 

Bradford College is committed to supporting and promoting diversity and inclusion amongst our staff and student body. We promote applications from all sections of the community, recognising the benefits a diverse workforce can bring and therefore particularly encourage applications from groups which are under-represented in our workforce.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expect staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Pre-employment checks will be undertaken for this post including a check with the Disclosure and Barring Service.

 

Please be aware, that it is a criminal offence to apply for this post if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity in connection to children and vulnerable adults.