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Senior Library Assistant: Cataloguing and Metadata

UCL - Library Services

Location: London
Salary: £29,802 to £34,867 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance (grade 6)
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 7th September 2021
Closes: 20th September 2021
Job Ref: 1878573

Part Time : 21.9 hours per week (60% FTE) 

Interview Date: TBC

The Cataloguing and Metadata Team creates, edits, and enhances metadata for a wide range of resources across the library, primarily using recognized cataloguing standards on the library’s library management system, Alma. The post holder will primarily catalogue current acquisitions using RDA, MARC21, LCSH, and LC Names, as well as classifying material according to local and international standard schemes. They will also undertake related work, such as retrospective cataloguing and data enhancement.  The role is primarily based in the Institute of Education Library. Limited remote working may be possible, dependent on staffing needs on site and the work available.

The job is a open ended part-time post, working 0.6 FTE, 21.9 hours per week, Monday-Friday.  The candidate should be a qualified information professional with knowledge and experience of working with recognised cataloguing standards and library management software, able to deal to with material in a variety of languages. They should have strong IT skills and be capable of working with others.

Please note that only information contained in the application form will be considered by the shortlisting panel therefore covering letters and CVs are not required.

For enquiries regarding the application process please contact quoting the job reference 1878573.

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We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.

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