Library Graduate Trainee

  • Job Reference: 00001852-1
  • Date Posted: 22 December 2022
  • Recruiter: Trinity College Cambridge
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  • Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
  • Salary: £23,700
  • Sector: Higher Education, Not for Profit/Charities
  • Job Type: Contract, Graduate Trainee Opportunity, Full-time
  • Duration: One year

Job Description

(One-year fixed term contract, full-time)

Trinity College Library wishes to appoint an enthusiastic and hard-working Graduate Trainee for one year from September 2023. The post offers an ideal opportunity to gain a wide range of experience in a busy academic library before embarking on a career in library and information work. The primary aim of the post is to support the work of the library and prepare the trainee for a postgraduate course in library and information studies. The post involves a wide variety of work with both the undergraduate and the older collections.  In addition, the trainee will have the opportunity to work on a special project in the Wren Library.

The successful candidate will have or be expected to be awarded a good honours degree, have an interest in librarianship as a career, have experience of library work and good IT skills together with excellent communication skills, ability to work on their own initiative as well as part of a team.

The salary is £23,700 per annum with further benefits, which include (subject to eligibility) a free meal when on duty, a subsidised gym and a generous defined contribution pension scheme. The role is envisaged as full time (36 ¼ hours per week).

The application and equal opportunities monitoring form which can be found below, should be returned to by 8.00am on Monday 30 January 2023.  Interviews are expected to  take place on Wednesday 8 February 2023.