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Information Literacy Group vacancies: Health Sector Representative and LIS Representative

Join our team!

The CILIP Information Literacy Group has two exciting openings to join the team, which offer a great opportunity to become more involved with the work of the ILG, learn new skills, network, and help advocate for information literacy.

The roles

We currently have a vacancy for a Health Sector Representative. This role is the focal point of liaison between the health sector and ILG. They work with the health sector to maintain and raise the profile of ILG and information literacy as a whole. 

We also have a vacancy for an LIS Representative. This role is for someone working as a Library and Information Science educator / academic. They work with the group to raise the profile of information literacy for new professionals.

Who can apply

We are looking for applicants with experience of supporting the diverse information literacy needs of the healthcare sector and LIS education. Knowledge of information literacy initiatives in the relevant sectors would be important. 

Applicants should have experience of committee work (not necessarily with CILIP) and be based in the UK. Applicants should be members of CILIP (or willing to join). Please note that this is a voluntary position, and there is no remuneration related to the post.

We particularly welcome applications from under-represented communities and sectors. Candidates from BAME or other minority or under-represented communities may be eligible for free CILIP membership. Please contact for details.

Role description and person specification – please note this role description applies to all sector representatives. The vacant positions are for someone working within either health libraries or in Library and Information Science education.

How to apply

Applications should include the following:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Personal statement detailing your experience and how you meet the person specification
  • Statement of support from your line manager.

Please send the above to by end of Friday, January 12th, 2024. Successful applicants will be notified as soon as possible after this date.

If you have any questions about the Health Sector Representative role please contact or for the LIS Representative role please contact

We look forward to hearing from you!

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