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[BKARTS] HEAD OF SPECIAL COLLECTIONS & PRINCIPAL KEEPER, JOHN RYLANDS UNIVERSITY LIBRARY, MANCHESTER, UK.



THE UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER
THE JOHN RYLANDS UNIVERSITY LIBRARY
HEAD OF SPECIAL COLLECTIONS & PRINCIPAL KEEPER

Salary £46,278 to £55,259 per annum
Ref: 90076

Applications are invited for the post of Head of Special Collections and Principal Keeper in the John Rylands University Library.

If appointed to this eminent position in one of the great rare book and manuscript libraries of the world, you will be expected to lead the strategic development of the Special Collections and to promote access to them, whilst also ensuring their availability to future generations.

In particular, you will create, adapt and implement policies relating to acquisitions, digitization, fundraising and other aspects of a modern Special Collections library. You will also be responsible for acquiring material for the Collections and for leading the pursuit of external funding to supplement the University?s investment in the Library. Access to the collections will need to be promoted and you should be aware of the latest technological developments available to facilitate use of the Collections by researchers and students.

As well as a good honours degree in an academic subject and a relevant professional qualification, you will need to lead and motivate staff and to influence and negotiate effectively. You should also have management experience at a senior level in a library of a research-intensive university or related institution.

Excellent communications and interpersonal skills as well as a knowledge and awareness of the nature of academic research are also pre-requisites.

Salary will be on the scale £46,278 to £55,259 p.a., dependent on skills and experience.

For further details and an application form, please contact: The Staffing Secretary email <meashton@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> or from the University of Manchester website <http://www.manchester.ac.uk/aboutus/jobs>.

Completed forms must be received by 27 February 2009

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