Senior Library Assistant, Collections Management

University of Oxford
November 20, 2023
Offerd Salary:£25,138 - £28,759
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Senior Library Assistant, Collections Management

Cairns Library, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford OX3 9DU (Other Bodleian Health Care Library sites as required)

The Bodleian Health Care Libraries is looking for a full-time library assistant with acquisitions and cataloguing experience.

The post will be based at the Cairns Library at the John Radcliffe Hospital in Headington, with duties at other Bodleian Health Care Library sites as necessary. There will be some occasions when you will work on your own.

You will help provide library services to the staff and students in the University of Oxford Medical Sciences Division and Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust.

Your main tasks will be ordering print and electronic materials; cataloguing and classifying print materials; assisting with the online reading lists; monitor and prepare document supply requests and supervise staff involved in document supply roles; responding to simple enquiries; reservations & membership registrations; answering IT queries & supporting the Outreach Team with literature searches for readers.

Single staffing the Cairns library between 5pm and 7pm Monday to Friday will be required on occasions.

You will have collection management, customer service experience and excellent communication, computer & numeracy skills.

This is a permanent post, working 36.5 hours per week.

Benefits include 38 days leave (including bank holidays), extensive training and development opportunities, access to travel and childcare schemes, free entry to colleges, discounted access to sporting facilities and a wide range of other staff discounts. For more details please see https: //

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.

You will be required to upload your CV and a supporting evidence form as part of your online application. The supporting evidence form lists each of the essential and desirable selection criteria, as listed in the job description – please explain how you meet each one.

The Chair of this recruitment panel will be Edina Pillok, who can be contacted with enquiries relating to the role ([email protected]). General queries about the recruitment and application process should be directed to the Recruitment team within our Human Resources department ([email protected]).

Only applications received online before 12.00 midday on Monday 20 November, 2023 can be considered. Interviews are expected to take place on Thursday 7 December 2023.

Contact Person : Recruitment Team Vacancy ID : 169019 Contact Phone : Closing Date & Time : 20-Nov-2023 12:00 Pay Scale : STANDARD GRADE 4 Contact Email : recrui[email protected] Salary (£) : £25,138 - £28,759 per annum

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