Graduate Trainee

  • Job Reference: 00000681-1
  • Date Posted: 28 April 2020
  • Recruiter: Christ Church Library
  • Location: Christ Church, Oxford
  • Salary: £19,612
  • Sector: Higher Education
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Duration: 1 year

Job Description

The College wishes to appoint a Graduate Trainee to work at Christ Church Library for a fixed term period of one year from 24 August 2020.  The Library is a major resource for teaching and learning, and is central to the academic life of the College.  The appointee will have an important role in assisting the Library staff with the smooth running of the Library and joins at an exciting time with several major projects currently ongoing. 

The Graduate Trainee will play an important role in all areas of service provision in Christ Church Library and will have the opportunity to experience many facets of the LIS profession. As part of a wider network of trainees across Oxford, there will be regular opportunities for centralised training, peer support and networking. The Library at Christ Church is an exceptional environment for a first professional post of this nature and it is expected that the appointee will make the most of this opportunity and the range of experiences it can offer. This post is specifically intended for someone with a demonstrable commitment to entering into the LIS profession and as a precursor to a professional preparation Masters. 

For full details, please see the job description and further particulars.  The closing date for applications is Monday 11 May at 9am.  Online interviews are expected to take place on Friday 15 May.