Information Assistant

King's College London - Collections & Research Support / Library Services

(2 posts)

The salary will be paid at Grade 3, £20,046 to £23,164 per annum, plus £2,623 per annum London Allowance.

This post will be Indefinite

This is a Full-time post

Applications are invited for the post of Information Assistant to join the Collection Development team within Library Services. This is an exciting opportunity to join a team that is responsible for managing the full life-cycle of information resources for the main library collections, the stock management of physical collections and the development of online and audio-visual collections. 

All staff within the King's College London Students & Education Directorate commit to consistently providing a quality service, in line with our values: ‘Responsive, inclusive, knowledgeable and friendly. Proudly supporting the university community – every student, every colleague, every time’.

The post holder will use a range of software, including the Library Management System Aleph to carry out a variety of tasks. Duties will include: to process, accession and withdraw print journals, books, standing orders and online material; to assist with digital course readings and reading lists admin tasks; to provide support to the Interlending & Document Delivery Service; to participate in stock management activities, and to support other activities in the Collections & Research Support department to ensure effective and efficient service delivery.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated person with excellent communication skills, a good eye for detail and a methodical approach to work, as well as a strong commitment, as part of a team, to providing resources and services to Library customers. Previous experience of working in a library is desirable, but not essential.

The selection process will include competency based questions and a panel interview

Interviews are scheduled to be held the week commencing: 31st October 2016

For an informal discussion to find out more about the role please contact Maria Allan, 0207 848 2666,  

To apply for this role, please go to the King’s College London HireWire Job Board and register to download and submit the specified application form.

The deadline for applications is midnight on 23rd October 2016

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