|Salary:||£26,928 to £30,777 (pro rata) per annum|
|Placed On:||24th January 2023|
|Closes:||6th February 2023|
University of the Arts London is seeking two motivated and experienced individuals to appoint to the positions of Weekend Library Assistants. We currently have 2 vacant weekend term-time only posts, including a Saturday Library Assistant and a Sunday Library Assistant, both based at the London College of Fashion.
In both roles you will contribute to the development and delivery of high quality and student-focused library services, which support the academic activities of the University and its constituent Colleges. You will be based at your home library, although you might occasionally be required to work at any of the other UAL libraries.
You will take part in front-line services and administrative duties including support for self-issue systems, IT and printing. You will assist users with directional and initial information enquiries, including the use of the library catalogue and electronic information resources.
You will take part in answering enquiries on-line, via our live chat service, ASK and you may also have to assist with shelving activities.
Other weekend roles may arise at other College libraries which shortlisted candidates may be considered for.
As this is a term time only post you do not get a leave allowance and you are expected to work all term time weekends.
Why choose us?
University of the Arts London is a vibrant world centre for innovation, drawing together six Colleges with international reputations in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts.
UAL is an exciting and rewarding place to work. With more than 20,000 people choosing to study with us each year, we know that each role in the University plays a crucial part in developing and supporting these future creative professionals. Library Services values a student-centred, accessible and inclusive approach to providing collections and services to inspire, empower, engage and encourage curiosity.
London College of Fashion, UAL is undertaking an unprecedented programme of change. In 2023 we will be consolidating our existing six sites into a new purpose-built campus as part of a new education and cultural district on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Ahead of this move, we welcome applications from candidates who live in and around East London, as well as from those keen to join us on this exciting and unique opportunity in our college’s history.
You will possess relevant library or customer service experience and formal training or education to post-16 level. You will have excellent written and oral communication skills, with demonstrable IT literacy. You will feel comfortable working in a small team, working together to administer a positive and responsive customer service.
All our library service roles contribute to running our frontline service. This role offers no opportunities for working from home.
For further details and to apply please click the apply button.
Closing date: 06 February 2023 09:00.
UAL is committed to creating diverse and inclusive environments for all staff and students to work and learn – a university where we can be ourselves and reach our full potential. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and Staff Support Networks. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds, including race, disability, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion and belief, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, and caring responsibility.
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