Duty Librarian

London Metropolitan University - Student Journey

Part-time (8 hours per week), Term-time only

Fixed-term until June 2018


London Metropolitan University is committed to making education available to people from all walks of life and plays an important role in society and our local community.  We offer a diverse range of courses across a range of disciplines in three locations across London.

Student Journey has four departments within the Directorate (Academic Services, Customer Liaison, Library Services and Special Collections and Student Services).

Our students and staff have access to a large collection of high quality print books and journals, e-books, e-journals and databases and other media. Our two libraries provide comfortable and inviting areas in which to study and collaborate. Working over the weekend, you will ensure the delivery of consistent high quality customer services and the maintenance of an excellent study environment by supervising staff effectively. 


Library Services is seeking to recruit a highly enthusiastic, customer-focused and flexible Duty Librarian to join our friendly team providing front-line support to students, academic staff and researchers.

The position is based at our Holloway Campus in the first instance though you may be required to work at our Aldgate Campus.

The post will work 8 hours per week for 32 weeks per year during University term time working Saturday 13:00 to 17:00 and Sunday 13:00 to 17:00.

The work will include supervision of Library Assistants, answering customer enquiries about library services and resources, assisting with circulation transaction queries and the promotion and use of electronic resources.

You will be a qualified librarian with proven experience of staff supervision and delivering excellent customer focussed services as well as excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively under pressure.

The ability to prioritise and organise your own workload and those of assigned staff is required, along with a reliable and positive attitude to work.

Experience of academic libraries would be useful. Hours of work and duties may alter to reflect the changing needs of the service.

To apply, please click on the apply button below and use the reference number to search for the post. For further information please visit our website at www.londonmet.ac.uk/services/jobs-at-london-met/ and quote the reference number.

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