Reader Services Librarian

  • Job Reference: 00001312-1
  • Date Posted: 5 January 2022
  • Recruiter: Queens' College
  • Location: Cambridge
  • Salary: £27,983 to £30,150
  • Sector: Higher Education
  • Job Type: Permanent, Full-time

Job Description

Applications are invited for the post of Reader Services Librarian at Queens' College Library. Responsibilities include deputising, as required, for the Librarian and the day-to-day running of the student library. The Reader Services Librarian assists the Librarian in developing and promoting a highly proactive library and information service that successfully plays its part in realising the College’s overall teaching and research objectives.

The successful candidate will be educated to degree level and possess a professional library qualification together with a keen interest in information skills teaching, and knowledge of e-resource provision, cataloguing and library management systems. The post calls for initiative, excellent communication skills, and meticulous attention to detail. The successful candidate will be highly motivated, easily able to prioritise workloads, able to delegate effectively and demonstrate previous experience of working in an academic library.

Hours of Work: Full time, 36.5 hours per week, Mondays to Fridays (actual working hours to be agreed)

Salary:  £27,983 to £30,150 per annum depending on qualifications, skills and experience 

Closing date for the receipt of completed application forms is 09:00am on Monday 24th January 2022.

Interviews to be held on Tuesday 1st February 2022 


Application forms can be sent by email to or by post to HR Department, Queens’ College, Silver Street, Cambridge CB3 9ET.

For further particulars and an application form, please visit the website via the Apply button.