An outstanding opportunity has arisen at Trinity College for the appointment of an experienced librarian to oversee the management of its Library at a senior level. The Sub-Librarian is the head of Library staff and has responsibility for managing a team of up to 20 employees. Reporting to the Librarian (a Fellow of the College), the Sub-Librarian oversees the day-to-day management of the College Library, the Wren Library and the College’s collections of archives and manuscripts, implementing new approaches where required. The position combines management expertise with a substantial amount of public engagement, hosting special interest groups and providing talks on specific items of interest when required.

Applicants must be professionally qualified, have experience of working in a senior position in an academic library and have the ability to interact with a varied and diverse community.

It is hoped that the appointed candidate will be able to take up the position in July or August 2020.

Applicants should demonstrate the ways in which they meet the requirements of the role as described in the job description and the person specification and should include a covering letter and CV alongside an application form.

For further details and an application form, please see the links below.

Applications should be returned no later than 5.00pm on Monday 13 April 2020 to

Interviews are expected to take place on Tuesday 28 April 2020.

Further Particulars

Application Form

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form


Applicants who would like further information or a tour of the Library are invited to contact the Librarian, Dr Nicolas Bell, email