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Head of Library and Information Services

The Head of Library and Information Services manages the Geological Society’s day-to-day service provision and develops it in line with the Society’s key strategic objectives and business plans. They lead a professional team of staff and will be responsible for driving change, through the implementation of the recommendations of the 2020 Library Review, to ensure services are in line with information provision trends and the needs of current and future users. They are an important member of the Society’s Wider Management group and actively seek to collaborate and integrate activities across the Society.

To apply for this position, please forward a copy of your CV together with a cover letter to recruitment@geolsoc.org.uk. Please ensure that your cover letter fully addresses the appointment criteria in the person specification.

Due to the current pandemic first round interviews will take place remotely, and final round interviews will take place at our premises in Burlington House, Piccadilly, London. Please let us know if you will require any special provisions to be made should you be called for an interview.

As part of our inclusive recruitment initiative we have introduced the concept of blind recruiting in order to evaluate applicants solely on their skills and experience. With this in mind, we encourage you to:

  • Anonymise your application by stating only your initials in your CV and cover letter.
  • State your initials only in the subject line when sending your application.
  • Ensure that you have included your contact number, as well as dates when you will not be available or might have difficulty with the indicative timetable.
Closing date for applications: 11 April 2021

If you have any queries on any aspect of the appointment process please contact Farhana Begum

If you require further information or would like to discuss the role, please contact the Director of Publishing Maggie Simmons

Head of Library and Information Services Appointment Brief

Education Intern 

The Society’s Education Department is embarking on an exciting new chapter, delivering a highly focussed education strategy by working with partner organisations, schools and geoscientists to promote geoscience learning to the public. The Education Intern will support the Education Officer over a six-month period, during the delivery of three key projects: 

  • An education programme to complement an exhibition being developed for the Society’s Year of Space 
  • The launch of the Society’s brand new, online, Geoscience Education and Outreach Network (GEON) 
  • Expanding participation in the Schools Geology Challenge 

To apply for this position, please forward a copy of your CV together with a cover letter to recruitment@geolsoc.org.uk. Please ensure that your cover letter fully addresses the appointment criteria in the person specification.

Due to the current pandemic, interviews will take place remotely. Please let us know if you will require any special provisions to be made should you be called for an interview.

As part of our inclusive recruitment initiative we have introduced the concept of blind recruiting in order to evaluate applicants solely on their skills and experience. With this in mind, we encourage you to:

  • Anonymise your application by stating only your initials in your CV and cover letter.
  • State your initials only in the subject line when sending your application.
  • Ensure that you have included your contact number, as well as dates when you will not be available or might have difficulty with the indicative timetable.
Closing date for applications: 28 April 2021 If you have any queries on any aspect of the appointment process please contact Farhana Begum 

If you require further information or would like to discuss the role, please contact the Education Officer Rose Want

Education Intern appointment brief