Information Services

Working for Information Services

IS provides a professional information skills and support service to our user community.

Our staff have a broad range of skills and knowledge including librarianship, archives management, museums and galleries support, e-learning, AV technologies, IT user support, IT development and digital technologies.

Human Resources

For further details about working in IS please contact Human Resources for Information Services:

Current vacancies

Vacancies in IS will be advertised on the University jobs website:

University jobs website

We also offer work experience for students, these employment opportunities are advertised through MyCareerHub:


IS student employment

Recognising information professionals

Our staff have  the opportunity to undertake reflective and collaborative deveopment, recognised by professional registration and certification.

ACLIP/MCLIP/FCLIP (Chartered Institute of Information and Library Professionals)

CILIP offers a professional registration scheme for library and information professionals to work towards Certification, Chartership or Fellowship.

CILIP at the University of Edinburgh

CMALT (Association of Learning Technology)

Staff working within Learning Technology can work to become Certified Members of the Association of Learning Technology.

University of Edinburgh CMALT Scheme

ITIL (IT Service Management)

IS are training key staff within IS and facilitating training for College and CSG/SASG Support Group staff towards the Foundation Certificate in IT Service Management.

The Service Improvement Programme

ARA (Archives and Records Association)

The ARA Registration scheme offers a professional development pathway for archivists, archive conservators and records managers.

Archives and Records Association UK and Ireland

AMA (Museums Association)

The AMA provides a framework for the professional development of museums staff.

Museums Association Professional Development