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Part Time Library Assistant

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Knowledge & Information Management

  • Job ref:

    DR - 26398

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £11.38 per hour

  • Contact:

    Daniel Rose

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  • Posted:


  • Duration:

    3 Months

  • Startdate:


Part Time Library Assistant – 3-month contract


£11.38 per hour

24 hours per week

Monday – 12pm to 7pm

Tuesday – 12pm to 7pm

Saturday – 10am to 5pm

Sunday – 10am to 5pm

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About the company

A London based, higher education client has a requirement for a Part Time Library Assistant to help facilitate and

maintain consistent high standards to all students and faculty. All library users must be able to automatically rely

upon the service as a source of help and guidance, this should never be in any doubt, and the Library Assistant role

holder plays a key part in this.


What you’ll be doing

·         Staffing the Library information desk, including using the library management system to issue/return materials and deal with fines

·         Assist users with a wide range of library requests

·         Delivering a consistently high level of service to Library users and following departmental procedures on student incidents, complaints and disputes

·         Shelving returned Library materials, shelf tidying and maintenance of Dewey Decimal System order

·         Physical processing of new Library materials, maintenance of ebooks, creating and editing interactive reading lists

·         Liaising with daytime staff via handover reports and email

·         Opening and closing the Library according to departmental procedures including locking the Library at closing time, ensuring security of the collection

·         Liaising with other departments where necessary and reporting system or equipment failures to the IT helpdesk

·         Ensuring the security of the collection by following the incident reporting procedures

·         Maintaining a tidy and professional appearance of the Library


Why you’ll be hired

To be considered for this role you will require:

·         Previous knowledge of working within a library environment

·         Excellent customer services skills

·         Strong communication skills across all levels of management

·         Knowledge of working within an HE environment beneficial

·         An understanding of a VLE in higher education