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Director of Library Services and Librarian, SOAS, University of London

As one of the world’s leading institutions for the study of Asia, Africa and the Middle East, SOAS is uniquely positioned to analyse, understand and explain some of the most challenging issues facing us in the world today. The academic focus on Africa, Asia and the Middle East brings together a global community of scholars and stakeholders and its global outlook is reflected in the diverse composition of staff and student bodies.


SOAS is looking for a Director of Library Services and Librarian who will provide effective leadership and management of the School’s Library, Archives, and Special Collections (Library Services) from strategic development to service delivery. The successful candidate will develop, implement and evaluate an integrated strategy for the full range of Library Services in line with the vision and objectives of the School, particularly in support of teaching, learning and research. They will position the Library as a leader in the HE sector both in the UK and internationally, and maximise the benefits to be derived from its National Research Library status.


Candidate Pack


To apply please send a cover letter and CV to by no later than the 2nd August 2018.