Library Site Manager – Health Services Library

Type: Permanent

Date Posted: 28-Mar-23

Closing Date: 11-Apr-23

Location: Southampton, Hampshire

Salary: £28,929 to £33,348 per year

Library Site Manager – Health Services Library

Library Site Manager – Health Services Library

We are looking for an enthusiastic and well organised person to lead the Health Services Library as a Library Site Manager based at Southampton General Hospital.

This position offers the opportunity of managing a site Library offering excellent Library services to a range of users including University of Southampton Students, Academics and NHS/UHS staff. You will be a positive person, an effective communicator and have strong leadership skills. You will be able to successfully plan and deliver small projects and work effectively with key internal and external stakeholders such as our NHS partners and all Library teams.

The successful candidate will manage a team of Customer Services Assistants and Supervisors to ensure the effective and efficient delivery of a high quality and professional customer service to all. You will be able to problem solve and use your initiative to ensure the service delivery is robust. The role will be responsible for managing team workloads, monitoring performance, motivating the team and working collaboratively with the broader Customer Services team. Our ideal candidate will have the experience of using a range of IT systems to support the day to day operations of the service.

Salary £28,929 – £33,348.

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 about the role, please contact Karin Jazosch, Customer Services Manager

We are proactive in fostering a culture of inclusion, respect, and equality of opportunity. We select candidates based on merit and ability and aspire to thrive in the diversity of our workforce.  We welcome applications from all candidates with an interest in the role and those who are committed to helping us create an inclusive work environment. We encourage applications from candidates from Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic communities, people who identify as LGBTQ+, and people with disabilities.

Previous, unsuccessful applicants for this role (2104122KX/2104122KX-R – Library Site Manager – Health Services Library) need not apply

Application Procedure

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Jane Sturgeon (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 2750, or email Please quote reference 2104122KX-2R on all correspondence.

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