Associate Director, Library Ref 0624

School/department: Library
Hours: Full time. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business needs)
Contract: Permanent 
Reference: 0624
Salary: Starting at £50,132 and rising to £58,089 per annum, pro rata
Placed on: 29 March 2019
Closing date: 
16 May 2019. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date. 
Expected interview date:
7June 2019
Expected start date:
To be agreed

Job description

The University of Sussex has an exciting wide-ranging role that offers an opportunity for an ambitious and committed individual to join our Library leadership team as we embark on the creation and delivery of an exciting new Library Strategy that supports the University’s recently launched Strategic Framework 2025.

This position offers the opportunity to influence the strategic direction of the Library and its services and in particular to lead on the Student Experience for The Library.

We are looking for someone who combines depth of experience and skills with an understanding of the challenges and opportunities for a Library team in supporting the delivery of the strategic aims of an ambitious, student focused and research led University.

You will be expected to engage with relevant groups and committees external to the University, ensuring that we are fully integrated into the work of the library community as a whole.

For further queries, please contact:

Jane Harvell, Director of Library Services, Tel: 01273 877831 E:

Fiona Courage, Associate Director, Tel: 01273 877911 E:

Download job description and person specification Ref 0624 [PDF 113.96KB]

How to apply

Download our non-academic application form [DOC 183.00KB] and personal details and equal opportunities form [DOC 162.50KB] and fill in all sections.

You must email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to

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You can also send your application by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.

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