Library Graduate Trainee

  • Job Reference: 00001676-1
  • Date Posted: 5 August 2022
  • Recruiter: Christ's College Cambridge
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  • Location: St Andrew's Street, Cambridge, CB2
  • Salary: £20,600
  • Sector: Higher Education
  • Job Type: Contract, Graduate Trainee Opportunity, Full-time

Job Description

Library Graduate Trainee

Christ's College is seeking to recruit a graduate trainee in the College Library to start in September/October 2022.

Library Graduate Trainee

Location: St Andrew's Street, Cambridge, CB2 3BU
Salary: £20,600 per annum (Spine Point 24 on the University's single pay spine)
Vacancy type: Fixed Term Contract until 31st August 2023, Full Time Position (36.25 hours per week).

Joining a friendly Library team, this represents an excellent opportunity for a graduate who has decided on a career in Library and Information Services to acquire a basic grounding in library work in prestigious College surroundings. A degree is required for this role but there is no requirement for the degree to be in a specific subject and no previous library experience is required.

The trainee will undertake routine library tasks as well as assisting with specific project work. 

The benefits on offer are many and include 36 days’ annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays) pro rata, pension scheme with 6% (minimum) employer contribution, a free meal when on duty, and the opportunity to work in a beautiful environment. Facilities on-site include a College gym, multi-faith prayer room and parking. 

If you are up for a new challenge and you think you can add benefit to the role, we look forward to receiving your application.

Closing date: Noon on Monday 22nd August.
Interviews will be held week commencing Monday 29th August.


We are committed to the principles of equal opportunities, diversity, and respect in our working practices.