The role will take responsibility for the overall management of The Hub, College’s study space with over 230 computers and individual study stations, a library of study resources to support student learning, a careers and higher education section, and a dedicated Microsoft Training room.
To manage The Hub to ensure its effective day to day operation.
To manage The Hub information systems, manuals and procedures.
To liaise with the Vice Principal to provide adequate and appropriate staffing for this area.
To manage promotion of the The Hub, both internally and externally.
To lead and manage the The Hub team, including delegation and supervision of work, timetabling, appraisal, training and development.
To organise and deliver training sessions for staff in the use of The Hub resources/facilities, and liaise with subjects and departments on resource provision.
To have responsibility for the facilities and services provided in the The Hub, including their evaluation and development.
To manage the The Hub budget.
To manage enrolment / start of term procedures relating to The Hub and student identity badges.
To manage the acquisition and promotion of resources in consultation with Heads of Department and other relevant stakeholders
To manage centralised book purchasing in co-operation with Heads of Department and Finance.
To monitor and evaluate library services including the provision of reports and statistics, in line with College quality measures.
To organise The Hub inductions for all new students and staff to ensure guidance is given on making effective use of the Centre’s facilities.
To ensure acceptable levels of behaviour and an environment conducive to study are maintained at all times.
To ensure the The Hub consults regularly with teaching staff responsible for curriculum development in order to maintain familiarity with changes in the curriculum and to be responsive to change.
To develop and implement strategies for encouraging effective use of learning resources and promote information literacy across the curriculum
To liaise with local and national organisations, including professional bodies, libraries and other educational institutions, to develop the service.
To represent the Hub at college events such as Open Evenings
To manage the BTEC / OCR submission process.
To manage training for Microsoft Office.
To oversee maintenance of Digital Signage
To undertake any other duty allocated by the Principal appropriate to the post.