Senior Library Assistant

  • Job Reference: 00001675-1
  • Date Posted: 5 August 2022
  • Recruiter: Christ's College Cambridge
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  • Location: St Andrew's Street, Cambridge, CB2
  • Salary: £21,686 to £22,847
  • Sector: Higher Education
  • Job Type: Contract, Part-time, Full-time
  • Duration: Fixed term until 16th June 2023

Job Description

Senior Library Assistant

Applications are invited for the fixed-term post of Senior Library Assistant in the Library at Christ's College.


Senior Library Assistant
St Andrew's Street, Cambridge, CB2 3BU
Salary: £21,686 - £22,847 per annum (Spine Points 26-28 on the University's single pay spine), pro-rated if post holder works part time
Vacancy type: Fixed Term Contract until 16th June 2023, Full Time Position (36.25 hours per week). The College will consider requests for part time working (0.5 - 1 FTE)


The Senior Library Assistant plays a key role as part of a small team in delivering Library services to College members and external researchers.

The post would suit a team player with excellent customer service skills and the ability to work effectively and efficiently with a wide range of library users. The successful candidate will have the proven ability to catalogue modern printed books using AACR2, RDA, MARC21 and LCSH and of maintaining patron records within a library management system. (The College uses Alma and training can be given.)

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 29th August


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