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Library Assistant

Architectural Association School of Architecture in London - Library

Reports to: School Librarian

Hours: Full Time; 35 hours per week, including some evening and weekend work

The Architectural Association was founded in 1847, opening as a day school in 1901. The AA is committed to public benefit attained by the learning, teaching, discussion and promotion of architecture.  The School is recognised as a worldwide leader in architectural education, with graduates that include many of the world’s leading architects, scholars, critics and educators. The academic and professional programmes of study at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, up to and including doctoral level, are validated by external professional and academic bodies.

Role Overview:

The role involves helping with the smooth running of the Library, and working on day-to-day tasks. These include working at the Library issue desk, checking books in and out, shelving and tidying the library, moving stock, and helping users with enquiries by email, telephone and in person. The post-holder will also help with the processing of books and journals and share duties with staff and student assistants. The post-holder may be required to help with some library projects.

We are looking for a reliable and self-motivated individual who is able to work on their own as well as part of a small team. Full training will be provided. We are able to offer some flexibility regarding hours if you are undertaking a library qualification.

Please note that this role requires working on-site in the Library.

What we offer:

A wide-range of staff benefits including generous annual leave and a defined-contribution pension scheme.

How to Apply:

Please email to recruitment@aaschool.ac.uk by the closing date of 5th November 2021 stating the job title in the subject heading.

Please include in your application:

  • AA Application Form
  • Cover Letter / Email highlighting why you feel you are the right person for the role. This should be no more than two-pages
  • Full CV

Please note the position may close before the advertised closing date if we have received a sufficient amount of applications. We therefore advise that if you are interested to not delay in applying for the position.

The AA School is committed to tackling systemic inequalities and particularly welcome applications from women and anyone who is from a Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic background, along with applications from anyone who considers themselves to have a disability.

Thank you for your interest in the AA and this role.

Please note that it will not be possible for the AA School to issue a Certificate of Sponsorship for successful candidates as this role does not fall into one of the standard occupational codes deemed eligible for sponsorship by UK Visas and Immigration. Successful candidates will therefore need to be eligible to work in the UK or have limited leave to remain in the UK and associated right to work for the duration of their employment with the AA School, in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006

Location: London
Salary: £23,000 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 12th October 2021
Closes: 5th November 2021
   
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