Graduate Trainee Library Assistant

  • Job Reference: 00000658-1
  • Date Posted: 5 March 2020
  • Recruiter: New College, Oxford
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  • Location: Oxford
  • Salary: £19,612
  • Bonus/Benefits: Contributory pension scheme and free lunches
  • Sector: Higher Education
  • Job Type: Graduate Trainee Opportunity

Job Description

Graduate Trainee Library Assistant


New College Library, Oxford is seeking a graduate trainee.  With strong team-working and interpersonal skills, and a capacity to carry out routine work quickly, methodically, and to a high standard in our busy, reader-focused library, you will join a small, friendly team.  You will assist in the day-to-day running of New College Library — whose collections include manuscripts and rare books of international significance — and you will gain experience in a wide range of library duties appropriate as preparation for a postgraduate qualification in librarianship/information management.

Applicants should have a good undergraduate degree, good IT skills, and demonstrable accuracy and attention to detail.  You will work 35 hours per week, usually Monday to Friday, and your salary will be equivalent to University Grade 2.6, £19,612; benefits include contributory pension scheme and free lunches.

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Closing date for receipt of applications and references: 12 noon on 15 April 2020.

Interviews: 11 May 2020.