Library Assistant

University of Oxford
March 01, 2024
Offerd Salary:£22,681 - £25,138
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Contract Type:Other
Working Time:Part time
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Library Assistant

KB Chen China Centre Library, Dickson Poon Building, Canterbury Road, OX2 6LY & Bodleian Japanese Library, 27 Winchester Road, Oxford, OX2 6NA

The East Asian section of the Bodleian Libraries is looking for a library assistant.

About the role

You will welcome readers and visitors, and administer the Bodleian KB Chen Library and the Bodleian Japanese Library's admissions procedure.

You will respond to enquiries from readers, in particular in Japanese studies, and provide direction to appropriate services including front-line desk duties.

This is a permanent, part-time position, working 25 hours per week.

The post requires lone working, and some evening or weekend shifts may be required.

About You

You will have excellent customer service skills as you will work with a various range of readers and visitors.

You will be able to work under general direction as well as prioritise your own workload on a day-to-day basis.

It is ideal if you have subject knowledge in Chinese or East Asian studies including classical Chinese.

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:

  • An excellent contributory pension scheme
  • 38 days of annual leave
  • A comprehensive range of childcare services
  • Family leave schemes
  • Cycle loan scheme
  • Discounted bus travel and Season Ticket travel loans
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    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.

    How to apply

    You will be required to upload your CV and a supporting evidence form using the attached template (or a supporting statement) as part of your online application. Your supporting evidence form should list each of the essential and desirable selection criteria, as listed in the job description, and explain how you meet each one.

    Only applications received online by 12.00 midday (GMT) on Friday 1 March 2024 can be considered. Interviews are expected to take place on Thursday 14 March.

    Contact Person : Recruitment Team Vacancy ID : 170627 Contact Phone : Closing Date & Time : 01-Mar-2024 12:00 Pay Scale : STANDARD GRADE 3 Contact Email : [email protected] Salary (£) : £22,681 - £25,138 per annum, pro rata

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