Graduate Trainee Librarian

  • Job Reference: 00000046-1
  • Date Posted: 2 January 2019
  • Recruiter: Christ's College Cambridge
  • Website:
  • Location: Cambridge
  • Salary: £18,189 to £19,202
  • Sector: Higher Education
  • Job Type: Temporary, Graduate Trainee Opportunity
  • Duration: 12 months fixed term

Job Description

Christ’s College is seeking to recruit a graduate trainee in the College Library to start in September 2019.  Joining a friendly library team, this represents an excellent opportunity for a graduate who has decided on a career in Library and Information Services to acquire a basic grounding in library work in prestigious College surroundings.  There will be opportunities to visit other libraries in Cambridge and further afield and to participate in training events.

The post is established as a fixed-term contract of one year from 1 September 2019 to 31 August 2020. Hours of work are full time (36.25 hours per week), in general 9am to 5.15pm, Monday to Friday, although some flexibility to occasionally work outside of these hours is also required. The salary is paid at points 21- 23 on the University’s single pay spine, currently equating to £18,189- £19,202 pa.  Other benefits include 36 days’ annual leave pa (inclusive of bank holidays); membership of a contributory occupational pension scheme and free meals in College when on duty.

An application form, job description and person specification are available from the College website at:  In order to apply please submit a completed application form with covering letter outlining your suitability for the post by the closing date shown below.  Applications may be sent by e-mail to  or by post addressed to the Assistant to the HR Manager, Christ’s College, St Andrew’s Street, Cambridge CB2 3BU.

The closing date for receipt of applications is noon on Monday 4th February 2019 and it is the intention to hold interviews on Wednesday 13th February 2019.

Christ’s College is an equal opportunities employer