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Learning Resource Officer

  • Location:

    City of London

  • Sector:

    Knowledge & Information Management

  • Job ref:

    DR - 26452

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  • Salary:


  • Contact:

    Daniel Rose

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  • Duration:

    4 weeks

  • Startdate:


Learning Resource Officer


£15.39 per hour

ASAP Start for initially 4 weeks

Full time position – 35 hours a week

Part time position – 24 hours a week over 4 days

Must have an Enhanced DBS and be on the Online Update Service


About the company

Our client, a Further Educational provider is seeking to recruit 2 x Learning Resource Officers to help deliver high quality student focussed support to facilitate student learning. You will work with other

LRC facilitators to enable teaching staff, students and other information seekers to access and fully

utilise resources accessible in the Learning Resource Centre.


You will also liaise with teaching staff on the provision of resources to support the curriculum and produce materials and resources to support assignments and information and digital literacy skills delivery. You will also deliver student induction programme for ICT access, VLE and the LRC



·         Assist in equipping students with transferable and core-enabling skills related to knowledge acquisition and lifelong learning

·         Developing positive, supportive and enabling relationships with students and colleagues

·         Developing ICT/ILT and Internet navigation skills with staff and students

·         Providing basic and key skills support to students within the Library

·         To help users to locate resources within the Library, by maintaining clear signage and shelving or filing materials promptly and accurately

·         To undertake routine library duties, such as preparation of new materials and record keeping, and recording of periodicals received, operating ICT booking systems

·         Deliver help, advice and supportive enquiry service to students using Library services and resources

·         Delivering the ICT, Library, VLE (currently Moodle) and MyCandi induction programme for students

·         Liaising with teaching staff on the provision of workshops for groups of students to support learning, and develop learning skills and to ensure best use is made of library services and resources

·         Develop e-learning materials to support student learning

·         Evaluating and supporting the use of library and learning resources

·         Liaison with teaching staff in the provision of expertise and advice on the selection and acquisition of learning resources

·         Work flexibly within the Library to contribute to service development

·         To comply with policies and procedures

·         To keep up to date with changes to policies and procedures

·         To be willing to deputise for the Library team leader

·         To maintain Library records as required (including those held on the library management system), administering student records in accordance with the requirements of the Data Protection Act, and classifying and cataloguing resources

·         To maintain an environment in which students can feel safe and are able to study by ensuring that students engage in learning activities and behave in an appropriate fashion

Qualifications and Experience

·         Relevant Degree or equivalent experience

·         Experience of working in a proactive, student focused front-line service

·         Experience of facilitating student learning and research

·         High level of literacy in IT, advanced user of the Web and Microsoft programmes including: Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook (essential) and experience of using multimedia and web applications (desirable)

·         Experience of delivering student inductions

·         Knowledge and understanding of current technologies and how they support learning

·         Maintaining accurate records and adhering to administrative systems

·         Ability to be diplomatic and patient

·         High level of communication skills to deliver workshops, induction and one to one student support

·         Ability to develop a good rapport quickly with all levels of learners to demonstrate a student- centred approach

·         Ability to undertake research to support students and develop resources

·         Ability to form constructive working relationships with all staff groups

·         Ability to keep up to date with curriculum change and changing learner styles

·         Ability to work some evenings or weekends

·         Willingness to adjust working hours to best support our students