Library Graduate Trainee

Job Description

Library Graduate Trainee

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 2022. 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 £20,600 per annum with further benefits, which include (subject to eligibility) a generous defined contribution pension scheme, free meal when on duty, a subsidised gym and a cycle to work scheme. The role is full time (36 ¼ hours per week).

The application and equal opportunities monitoring form which can be found by clicking on the Apply button, should be returned to by 5.00pm on Wednesday 26 January 2022.  Interviews will take place in early February 2022.


This vacancy closes on January 26, 2022 - 5:00 pm