Do you want to join our Library Services team at an exciting time in a brand-new role which is full of possibilities? We're looking for an individual with enthusiasm and drive to work closely with the Poetry Library team to help build and develop the Manchester Poetry Library's burgeoning collection. Based in the heart of Manchester, a city renowned for literature and poetry, Manchester Poetry Library at Manchester Metropolitan University is the North West's first Poetry Library, open to all. Our collection offers an extensive range of poetry in the many languages spoken in Manchester, and a section dedicated to children's poetry. You'll support the development and management of this high-quality collection which contributes to an excellent student experience, supports the research needs of the institution and enhances the quality of the Library. Library Services people are resourceful and passionate about providing an excellent and evolving service to the University's 36,000 students and 5,000 staff. Digital innovation, service development and an outstanding customer experience mean everything to us. We are agile, collaborative, inclusive and bold. Joining us, you'll be welcomed into a dynamic and ambitious team. You'll get the chance to learn new skills, explore your interests, and get involved in exciting initiatives. You'll be given all the guidance and support you need to help you make a contribution that makes a difference. In Library Services we live by our principles:
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Our contribution to teaching, learning and research
If you have successful experience of cataloguing a range of items, an understanding of Library systems, policies and processes regarding collection development and a commitment to amazing service in an education setting we'd love to hear from you.
For any enquires please contact Bernadette Mellody via firstname.lastname@example.org. Please apply by submitting a CV and covering letter outlining your suitability for the role.
Manchester Metropolitan University is committed to supporting the rights, responsibilities, dignity, health and wellbeing of staff and students through our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion.
We promote applications from all sections of the community, irrespective of background, belief or identity, recognising the benefits that a diverse organisation can bring. We particularly encourage applications from Black and Minority Ethnic candidates, who we recognise are underrepresented in this area.
Hybrid working is offered for this role, where you will be able to work a proportion of time on campus and a proportion remotely. We recognise the benefits and importance of an environment that supports flexible working and are open to conversations throughout the application process.