|Salary:||£22,681 to £25,138 per annum : Grade 3|
|Placed On:||29th September 2023|
|Closes:||16th October 2023|
We are looking for 4 library assistants to join the Bodleian Old Library and Radcliffe Camera team. Our historic buildings house Humanities collections in English, History, Classics, Philosophy, Theology and Reference as well as the History Faculty Library and the Bodleian's Enquiry Desk.
As part of the team you will undertake a range of duties including welcoming readers and visitors to our reading rooms, and assisting them with enquiries about our collections, buildings and services. You will issue and return books using our library management system, Alma and support the book delivery service by acting as banksperson to guide the delivery van. Other duties include scanning, processing new books and participating in collections project work. This role involves lifting, carrying and shelving books, as well as pushing trolleys.
You will have excellent communication skills and an awareness of the importance of good customer care. You will be able to undertake a range of routine tasks with care and accuracy, and have strong IT and teamwork skills.
These are permanent, full time posts, working 36.5 hours a week.
Our staff and students come from all over the world, and we proudly promote a friendly and inclusive culture. Diversity is positively encouraged, through diverse groups and champions, as well as a number of family-friendly policies, such as the right to apply for flexible working and support for staff returning from periods of extended absence, for example shared parental leave.
What We Offer
As an employer, we genuinely care about our employees’ wellbeing and this is reflected in the range of benefits that we offer including:
The University also runs an enormous amount of social groups and sports clubs for those looking for more than just a great place to work.
You will be required to upload your CV and a supporting evidence form as part of your online application. The supporting evidence form lists each of the essential and desirable selection criteria- please explain how you meet each one.
Only applications received online before 12:00 midday (GMT/BST) on Monday 16th October 2023 can be considered. Interviews are expected to take place during the week commencing 30th October 2023.
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