Job Vacancies

The deadline for applications for all these posts has now passed.

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Glasgow Women’s Library is a vibrant information hub housing a lending library, archive collections, contemporary and historical artefacts relating to women’s lives, histories and achievements. It delivers an innovative Lifelong Learning Programme, an Adult Literacy and Numeracy Project and a dedicated Black and Minority Ethnic Women’s Project.

We are seeking to recruit committed, imaginative individuals with the vision to develop and manage ground-breaking services in a unique environment.


Salary: AP5 SCP 32 (£27,102 per annum)
Full time: 35 hours per week
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An exciting and challenging post, we require a qualified and highly motivated Archivist to catalogue, preserve and make accessible our various archival collections and train volunteers in archive related skills. You must be a graduate with an appropriate professional qualification, with hands on experience of archive (and preferably library) management systems and a sound background in cataloguing archival collections. You should enjoy working with a broad range of people, be a confident group leader and have an interest in women’s history and achievements.

Fixed term contract, this post is funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund for 3 years.

Archivist Job Description and Person Specification
Archivist Application Form (Word doc)

National Lifelong Learning Development Worker

Salary: AP5 SCP 32 (£27,102 per annum)
Full time: 35 hours per week
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A Development Worker is sought to join our Lifelong Learning Team. We are looking for enthusiastic and resourceful individual to be responsible for the development of a new project to expand our Lifelong Learning Programmes into other areas of Scotland, drawing on our collections and resources as part of our Lifelong Learning Programme. The successful candidate will have extensive knowledge and experience of Lifelong Learning, working with diverse constituencies of vulnerable and socially excluded women and a proven track record of utilising networks and partnerships effectively.

Fixed Term Contract until 31st March 2011.

National LLL Development Worker Job Description and Person Specification
National LLL Development Worker Application Form (Word doc)

Administrative Assistant

Salary: AP2 SCP 19 (£18,319 pro rata per annum)
10 hours per week

We are looking for an enthusiastic and resourceful Administrative Assistant to provide administrative support to the National Lifelong Learning Programme. The post holder will have fast and efficient IT skills and be proficient with Microsoft Office.

Fixed Term Contract until 31st March 2011.

Administrative Assistant Job Description and Person Specification
Administrative Assistant Application Form (Word doc)

Non Executive Board Members

GWL is going through exciting times, with expansion in its staff team, forthcoming relocation to the Mitchell Library and current scoping of the potential to attain national status. We are keen to recruit new members to our Board of Directors to help us realise our ambitions. As well as contributing to the Board’s role in vision-setting, strategic development and the ensuring of public and statutory accountability, we are particularly keen to hear from those experienced in marketing, media/public relations and/or fundraising. You should be passionate about the positive role and potential of learning, libraries and cultural organisations in people’s lives and be happy to become a committed ambassador of the Women’s Library.

BOD Member Role Profile and Application Form (Word doc)

These posts are open to women only and are exempt under Section 7 (ii) d & e of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975.

More information about GWL:
History and Background
Staff and Management Structure

The deadline for applications for all these posts has now passed.

Closing date for completed applications for all posts: 5pm, Friday 8th May 2009.