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Library Adviser - Part time

University of Roehampton - Library Services

Location: London
Salary: £24,321 to £27,208 per annum inclusive of London Weighting Allowance pro rata
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 28th September 2021
Closes: 19th October 2021
Job Ref: RU02849

We are looking for a customer focused Library Adviser to join our dynamic Library Services team. As a Library Adviser, you will play a vital role in providing exceptional customer services to library users; delivering first line support for all enquiries, working as part of an agile team to ensure the learning environment is well managed and promoting our services to support students in achieving their full potential. 

You will have a customer service background with good IT skills and experience in undertaking routine tasks with care and accuracy. You must be able to work positively with a diverse range of customers, be confident in your decision making, have excellent communication skills and a flexible attitude to prioritising tasks at short notice. We welcome applicants from all sections of the community, and the department especially welcomes applications from Black, Asian and other minority ethnic candidates. 

At Roehampton, we change lives by helping our students to develop the confidence, knowledge and adaptability they need for a successful graduate career and fulfilling life. We are a supportive, close-knit and inclusive community, with a proud history in higher education stretching back more than 175 years. Our values come from this rich history, built on community, engagement and partnership, with a belief that no matter their background, we can help our students realise their ambitions. Our graduates today have excellent employment prospects, and are part of a thriving global community of Roehampton alumni.

We provide an engaging portfolio of courses across the creative arts, social sciences, law, humanities, literature, education, business, and human and life sciences, including nursing. We also have an excellent research profile. With international reach, our research informs policy, enriches culture and improves people’s lives.

We are based on a beautiful 64-acre parkland campus, located in the heart of southwest London. Our staff have access to excellent facilities and a generous range of staff benefits.

The University supports the NHS Track and Trace system and your Roehampton point of contact will keep a temporary record of all visitors for 21 days to assist NHS Test and Trace with requests for data.  The safety of staff, students and the wider community is our priority and work will continue across the University to ensure we always meet the safety standards set by the government. The University of Roehampton has passed the NQA Covid Secure Guideline Verification that assesses how organisations meet the government guidance to create Covid safe environments.

To find out more information about the role and what we’re looking for, visit the Working at Roehampton section of our website where you will find full details, how to apply, as well as further information about the benefits of working for us. 

The closing date for completed applications is: Tuesday 19 October 2021

It is expected that interviews will be held on: 1 November 2021

The University is an equal opportunities and ‘disability confident’ employer.

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