University of Greenwich

University of Greenwich

Weekend Services Coordinator (Medway)

Weekend Services Coordinator (Medway) Information & Library Services Directorate Location: Medway Campus

Salary: £30,487 to £36,024 Per annum (Pro-rata) Part Time Hours: 0.5FTE Contract Type: Permanent Release Date: Friday 10 November 2023 Closing Date: Monday 27 November 2023 Interview Date: To be confirmed Reference: 4249-E

The Drill Hall Library is a unique and major facility providing an integrated library and IT service to staff and students of the Universities at Medway, comprised of the Universities of Greenwich, Kent and Canterbury Christ Church at their shared Medway Campus.

It houses an extensive multi-disciplinary collection and provides a wide range of services, including a wide range of study spaces and training facilities, as well as a cafeteria. Information technology is used extensively to support delivery of all the Drill Hall Library Services.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Weekend Services Coordinator to join the Drill Hall Library at Medway.

The Weekend Services Coordinator will possess excellent Customer Services skills and will also have the responsibility for ensuring that events and marketing activity of the Drill Hall Library are delivered to a high standard.

Promoting the services of the library to staff and students of the Medway campus as well as being the first point of contact on site, maintaining a high-quality customer focussed front of house service to our users during the weekends. Liaising with our partner libraries, resolving issues, supervision of the weekend staff and handing over smoothly to the weekday team.

To find out more join us from 4pm-7pm on October 18th 2023 at our upcoming recruitment event at the University of Greenwich.

This role is 17.5 hours per week, 14 hours at the weekend, 3.5 hours one day a week (weekday to be agreed as part of a rota).

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact ils- [email protected]

Should you have any queries, please contact the People Directorate Operations Team on [email protected]

This post is being advertised as part of the Universities of Medway joint venture. The University of Greenwich will be administering the recruitment for this role. Please note only applications received through the University of Greenwich recruitment system will be considered.

This role is based within the Drill Hall Library on the Medway campus at Chatham, Kent.

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Further details of the fantastic benefits and what we offer can be found here: Our benefits - what we offer Jobs and careers University of Greenwich and information on the university's working principles: Working Principles and Guidelines Documents University of Greenwich

To apply, please visit the University of Greenwich vacancies page and complete all details, including the supporting statements (please note attached CVs and personal statements will not be seen by the recruitment panel at the application stage). Current Vacancies - Jobs at Greenwich

Employment Visa: Under the UK Government Points Based System scheme this role does not meet the criteria to be sponsored for a Skilled Worker Route application.

We are looking for people who can help us deliver our mission of transforming lives through inspired teaching and research, through our values.

The university welcomes people from diverse and underrepresented communities who can help the university to achieve its mission.

We do this through taking positive action such as encouraging applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, disabled and LGBT+ people. As part of our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, Time to Change Employer Pledge / Mentally Healthy Universities , we are committed to promoting and supporting the physical and mental health of all our staff, and removing barriers to improve inclusion.

We encourage applicants to disclose experience of mental health problems so we can support them fully during our recruitment process and make any necessary reasonable adjustments. Any information disclosed will be kept confidential and separate from the job application form.

We are making significant strides to understand and continuously improve our employees' experience and we are committed to implementing progressive diversity talent management.

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Weekend Services Coordinator (Medway)


University of Greenwich


United Kingdom


November 11, 2023

Application deadline

November 27, 2023

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About the employer

The University of Greenwich was established in 1890 at Woolwich Polytechnic and received its first CGLI certificate in 1892. In 1992, the institution gained the status of a university and was renamed as the University of Greenwich. Over the years, the university has made its place among the top academic institutions in the world. It has gained the accreditations of many prestigious organizations like CIPD, APS, and AMBA.

Notably, the University of Greenwich has three campuses. Two of these campuses, Avery Hill Campus and Greenwich Campus, are located in London while the third campus, Medway Campus, is located in Kent, England. The Greenwich campus is the university's home campus and has the Stock well Street Building that houses TV and film studios, a library, and high-tech editing suites. Also, the social and teaching spaces of the campus are located in the £25-million Dreadnought Building. The Avery Hill campus has excellent sports and teaching facilities with four clinical skills labs, two weather-proof sports pitches, a sports hall, a huge lecture theatre, and a gym. The Medway campus has many study facilities like an 8,000-m2 lab, the Drill Hall Library, residential facilities, and a student hub.

The university offers many undergraduate- and postgraduate-level programmes in various fields like accounting, finance, architecture, science, business, management, engineering, arts, English, social science, history, law, marketing, nursing, pharmacy, and psychology. And, the university offers these courses through its Faculty of Architecture, Computing and Humanities, Faculty of Business School, Faculty of Education and Health, and Faculty of Engineering and Science. The university has alliances with many regional and international academic institutions to provide students with facilities like student exchange and study abroad programmes. Further, the university's industrial placement scheme is available to help students get suitable jobs.

The University of Greenwich has over 225,000 alumni across the globe. Amongst the names of notable alumni include Charles K. Kao, a well-known physicist who won a Nobel Prize in physics for pioneering the use of fiber optics in telecommunications. Malorie Blackman is the author of some famous novels like Hacker, A.N.T.I.D.O.T.E, Pig-Heart Boy, Tell Me No Lies and Dead Gorgeous. Jamie Adenuga (Jme) is a popular record producer and co-founder of Boy Better Know. Abiy Ahmed is the third Prime Minister of Ethiopia. Dave Rowntree is the drummer in the rock band, Blur. He is also an English animator, solicitor, and politician.

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