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Library Assistant

Information Services

Location:  Brighton - Moulsecoomb
Salary:  £23,144 to £25,138 per annum
Closing Date:  Sunday 04 August 2024
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  IS5100-24-229-R

Join us in this customer focused role based at Aldrich Library on the Moulsecoomb campus. Part of your time will be spent at the busy Help Desk assisting customers to access library services using library systems and online resources, answering first level resource and IT queries, and dealing with returned books. Other regular duties will include routine tasks relating to circulation of stock, shelving and moving materials to maintain a safe and conducive study environment.

This is a dynamic environment and to succeed you will need to:

  • Be able to work quickly and accurately.
  • Have excellent communication skills.
  • Have a helpful confident manner.
  • Have a good working knowledge of IT.
  • Have an interest in improving the student experience.

This is a permanent full time post. The working pattern includes regular weekends for which appropriate enhancements are given and regular evening work (12-8pm).

In return we offer a wide range of employee benefits including a generous pension scheme, travel loans and annual leave starting at 23 days a year pro rata including bank holidays and additional time off over the Christmas period.

If you would like to discuss this post please contact Nick Alexander, User Services Librarian: n.alexander2@brighton.ac.uk or 01273 642788. We welcome applications from job sharers.

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The University is committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive environment for all staff regardless of age, disability, family or caring responsibilities, gender identity, marital status, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief (including non-belief), sex and sexual orientation. We embrace equality and diversity in our working, learning, research and teaching environment and are committed to maintaining a supportive and inclusive community. We particularly encourage applicants from Minority Ethnic backgrounds because the University is under-represented by Minority Ethnic staff.

For the vast majority of our roles, we operate an agile working system with time split between working on campus and at the employee's home. It is the University's expectation that home working will take place within the UK.

Further information about working for us, as well as the wide range of benefits we offer, can be found in the working with us section of our vacancies page.


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