Coventry

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Coventry

  1. 1. What attracts me to the position and what I believe I can bring to it
  2. 2. New college <ul><li>Being there at the start </li></ul><ul><li>Contributing to its growth </li></ul><ul><li>Being part of a new team </li></ul><ul><li>The challenges involved in starting up a new service </li></ul>
  3. 3. The Library <ul><li>Variety of work </li></ul><ul><li>Direct contact with students </li></ul><ul><li>Small team but support of bigger library service </li></ul><ul><li>Managing a library </li></ul>
  4. 4. Students <ul><li>Enjoy academic libraries </li></ul><ul><li>International dimension </li></ul><ul><li>Training students and staff </li></ul><ul><li>Enquiries </li></ul><ul><li>Building relations </li></ul>
  5. 5. Career <ul><li>Provide me with new skills </li></ul><ul><li>Try new ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Experiment with new media </li></ul><ul><li>Build new networks </li></ul>
  6. 6. Wealth of experience <ul><li>University of the Arts London </li></ul><ul><li>BPP Academic Law Library </li></ul><ul><li>Gray’s Inn Law Library </li></ul><ul><li>King’s College Library </li></ul><ul><li>Greenwich University/Queen Mary </li></ul>
  7. 7. Skills <ul><li>Circulation, Periodicals, Cataloguing, ILL, Document delivery </li></ul><ul><li>Training/Inductions </li></ul><ul><li>Advocacy/Promotion </li></ul><ul><li>Budget management </li></ul><ul><li>Reports/Guides </li></ul>
  8. 8. More Skills! <ul><li>Staff management </li></ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 </li></ul><ul><li>People skills – interact at all levels </li></ul><ul><li>Working under pressure </li></ul><ul><li>Dealing with the unexpected </li></ul><ul><li>Professionalism </li></ul>
  9. 9. Few Examples <ul><li>Setting up repository </li></ul><ul><li>Change management – Wimbledon </li></ul><ul><li>Research training </li></ul><ul><li>Event organisation </li></ul><ul><li>Digitisation project </li></ul>
  10. 10. Summary <ul><li>Exciting opportunity </li></ul><ul><li>Professional </li></ul><ul><li>Ready to go! </li></ul><ul><li>I want the job! </li></ul>

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