Library Graduate Trainee

  • Job Reference: 00001852-1
  • Date Posted: 22 December 2022
  • Recruiter: Trinity College Cambridge
  • Website: https://www.trin.cam.ac.uk/
  • 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 jobvacancies@trin.cam.ac.uk by 8.00am on Monday 30 January 2023.  Interviews are expected to  take place on Wednesday 8 February 2023.