Senior Assistant Librarian

  • Job Reference: LI21002
  • Date Posted: 9 June 2021
  • Recruiter: Magdalen College Oxford
  • Location: Oxford, Oxfordshire
  • Salary: £25,941 to £33,797
  • Sector: Higher Education
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Applications are invited for the role of Senior Assistant Librarian at Magdalen College, Oxford.   Magdalen is one of the largest colleges in Oxford with a very strong and exciting academic profile.   The Senior Assistant Librarian will join the team responsible for the day-to-day running of the college’s libraries, comprising the College Librarian, Deputy Librarian, and Library Assistant.   The Library is at the heart of the college’s academic life and the remit of the library team is to provide a high-quality library service to the students, academics and staff of the college community.  The post-holder will take responsibility, together with the College Librarian and Deputy Librarian, for the smooth running of the Longwall Library.   They will oversee key elements of the library’s online communications, including via social media, online exhibitions and the college website.   They will also help to staff the Old Library by invigilating readers, answering enquiries, and assisting with exhibitions.   Applicants should have strong team-working and interpersonal skills; good IT skills; accuracy and attention to detail; a readiness to contribute to, and enjoy, the wider intellectual and social life of Magdalen; initiative, energy, and enthusiasm.

The College particularly welcomes applications form Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Candidates.

Further details and the application form can be found at