Library Assistant

University of Southampton - Client Services and Support

Closing Date:  Monday 04 September 2017
Interview Date:  Friday 22 September 2017
Reference:  905617KX

The University library has an opportunity available within its Client Services and Support team. This team provides front line services including loan, access and membership services and information and enquiry provision.

The position is user facing so all candidates are expected to demonstrate a commitment to delivering excellent customer service and enhancing the user experience. Working as part of a large team, the successful candidate will be reliable and flexible with a proactive attitude to service and personal development. Effective communication and interpersonal skills are essential, as is the ability to work independently without direct supervision. Computer literacy is also essential with search skills and the ability to work with databases highly relevant.

The posts are primarily based at Hartley Library although the post holders will be expected to work flexibly by working at other sites by arrangement.

Working hours: Equivalent to 7.25 hrs/week. The post holder works on a 2 week rota working alternate Saturdays and Sundays. Week 1 Sunday: 8.45 - 17.00 Week 2 Saturday 8.45 - 17.00.

Application procedure:

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Charlene Tyson (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 6803. Please quote reference 905617GX on all correspondence.

Further details:

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.

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