Library Audit Assistant x2

  • Job Reference: 00001876-1
  • Date Posted: 16 January 2023
  • Recruiter: Zaha Hadid Foundation
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £23,000
  • Sector: Not for Profit/Charities
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Duration: Initially three months, with the possibility of extension

Job Description

The Zaha Hadid Foundation is seeking to hire two fixed term Library Audit Assistants. The Foundation is building a creative and dynamic team charged with fulfilling Zaha’s original vision, to build an internationally influential organisation. 

The two Library Audit Assistants will be employed on a fixed term basis (three months with the possibility of extension). They will work on a project to undertake a basic audit of the Foundation’s holdings of books, journals, and other printed material, and to list and pack these materials in preparation for a location move.

ZHF has a substantial collection of books, journals and other printed material which is currently stored across its two sites in Clerkenwell and Shad Thames. The main tasks of the Library Audit Assistants will be to:

  •  Audit the library collections to an agreed methodology
  • Create basic records to which will become the inventory of the library collections
  • Work across both ZHF sites and assist with organising the transportation of the collections, and physically rehousing the collections at the Clerkenwell site.

Diversity and Inclusion

Diversity and Inclusion is at the heart of the Zaha Hadid Foundation. As we grow we will ensure that our principles and actions reflect this, and that we create a respectful, equitable and inclusive culture that supports all our employees regardless of age, disability and neurodiversity, ethnicity, gender identity and expression, religion and belief, sex and sexual orientation, and socioeconomic background.

ZHF works to ensure that our recruitment processes are inclusive and accessible. We are committed to making adjustments wherever possible for disabled applicants. We are happy to discuss flexible working options for all our roles.

Application procedure

Applicants should apply in writing to, by midday on 30 January 2023. We expect to hold interviews in w/c 13 February 2023, arrangements to be confirmed.

The following are requirements for the application process:

  • a current curriculum vitae.
  • a supporting statement of no more than 2 pages. This should outline why you believe you are suitable for the post, and why you find the Zaha Hadid Foundation particularly interesting. You should address the criteria outlined in the person specification in your statement.
  • The names and contact details of two referees. Please indicate whether the referees can be contacted immediately, or whether you would prefer us to wait until an offer is being made.
  • N.B. Please ensure your name is included in the title of each document.

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£23,000 pro rata, per annum