Library Assistant (Collections Services - Acquisitions)

University of Reading - Library

Start date: As soon as possible

Interview date: TBC

Hours: 36 hours per week

We seek to appoint an enthusiastic individual to provide support for the Collections Services Team in the Library. The role will involve assisting with all aspects of the order and receipt of acquisitions for the University Library.

You will have:

  • a good general education to at least GCSE level standard or equivalent, including English and Maths
  • the ability to work methodically, neatly and accurately
  • strong IT skills
  • strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and oral

To formally apply, please visit or contact Human Resources, University of Reading, Whiteknights, PO Box 217, Reading RG6 6AH. Telephone +44(0)118 378 6771 (voicemail)

Please quote the relevant reference number. The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce and we welcome applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements which will be considered in line with business needs.

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates who do not already have permission to work in the UK should note that this role is not recognised as a graduate level job by the UK Border Agency and the Tier 2 sponsorship route is not available for non-graduate level occupations. There is further information about this on the UK Border Agency Website.

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