Vacancy Details

Sue Hill

Rare Books Assistant

Rare books opportunity in a London University.

Sue Hill Recruitment
Date Posted 01/02/18
Reference: VS/25119

About the company

A leading London university is recruiting for a part time rare books assistant to join their team on a contract basis until July 2018 initially. They are looking for someone to join them for 13 hours per week.

What you'll be doing

In this rare books assistant role you will be responsible for supporting classes, research activities and events. This will include the setting up and supervision of materials as well as hosting participants. You will also be working with the rare books librarian with collection management duties which will include checking the condition of materials and recording items. You will also have responsibility for researching and answering queries from users of the rare books collection.

Why you’ll be hired

To be successful in this position you will be a qualified librarian or have experience of working within librarianship. Experience of working with rare books and manuscripts is essential. Knowledge of Latin is desirable.

Why you should apply

You should apply for this position if you are interested in part time opportunities working with rare books. You will have the opportunity to work with a fantastic collection whilst developing your experience in this area.

You must be able to work Wednesday or Friday plus either Monday, Tuesday or Thursday between 9am and 5pm.

The role is paying circa £15.00 per hour.

To be considered for this role please contact Vicky Sculfor on / 020 7378 5476

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