Vacancy Details

Sue Hill

Senior Library Assistant: Acquisitions

Experience with managing library acquisitions?

Sue Hill Recruitment
Date Posted 19/06/17
Reference: JC/24861

About the company

Join this leading London university working within the library's Collection Services team which is responsible for the provision of books, journals and other materials to support research, teaching and learning across the university. This is a contract until the end of August initially.

What you'll be doing

The Senior Library Assistant is responsible for creating and downloading bibliographic records into the Aleph library management system, checking details of items to be ordered in various sources, including standard reference works and publishers' web pages, creating orders on Aleph and keeping statistics of the numbers of orders created, checking in journal issues, checking items received against invoices, analysing supplier reports and requesting information from suppliers.

Why you’ll be hired

This library job is a good opportunity to build upon your existing library acquisition experience in a large, well-respected and well-resourced university library service.

Why you should apply

This job would suit someone who has already worked as a Library Assistant or Senior Library Assistant, who has previous experience of library acquisitions and some knowledge of basic cataloguing.

Job pay rate: circa £13.00 per hour

To find out more contact Jeremy Clarke now - 020 7378 5463 -

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