£21,150 to £21,197
per annum pro rata, Grade 2
30th January 2023
13th February 2023
We are looking for a customer focused Part-time Library Assistant to work in the historic Bodleian Old Library and Radcliffe Camera, assisting readers in their use of the library. You will undertake a range of duties on front line desks, at all times providing high quality customer service to readers and members of the public. You will also participate in sorting/re-shelving books and collection management projects across the library reading rooms.
The role involves lifting, carrying and moving books, and using trolleys.
You will be educated to GCSE level or equivalent, and have the ability to communicate effectively, confidently and courteously with readers, colleagues and the public. You will have good general IT literacy and a proven ability to perform routine tasks with care and accuracy. Reliability and the ability to work effectively under pressure and as part of a team in a busy working environment are essential. Previous experience of library work is desirable and familiarity with ALEPH / library databases would be an advantage, though full training will be given as necessary.
This is a permanent, part-time post working 18.25hrs per week across five weekday afternoons: Mon/Tues (2-5pm) and Wed/Thurs/Fri (1-5pm).
You will be required to upload a supporting statement as part of your online application. Your supporting statement should list each of the essential and desirable selection criteria, as listed in the further particulars, and explain how you meet each one. CVs will not form part of the selection process.
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
Only applications receive online before 12:00 midday on Monday 13th February 2023 can be considered. Interviews are expected to take place during the week commencing Monday 6th March 2023.