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Library Assistant (18.5 hours per week)

Information Services

Location:  Brighton - Moulsecoomb
Salary:  £21,630 to £23,715 pro rata
18.5 hours per week
Closing Date:  Tuesday 04 October 2022
Interview Date:  Friday 14 October 2022
Reference:  IS5111-22-407

Join us in this customer focused role based in our library at 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; dealing with returned books. Other regular duties will include routine tasks such as 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 reliable, flexible, and enjoy learning.
  • Able to work quickly and accurately.
  • Have excellent communication skills.
  • A helpful confident manner.
  • A good working knowledge of IT.
  • An interest in improving the student experience.

This is a permanent post, 18.5 hours per week normally worked over three days, excluding meal breaks (these are unpaid). The working days include regular evening work (12-8pm) and regular weekend working for which appropriate enhancements and time off in lieu is given.

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, plus 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.

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The University is committed to an inclusive environment which embraces equality and diversity in our working, learning, research and teaching environment. We particularly encourage female applicants and all those from Minority Ethnic backgrounds. The university is underrepresented by these groups at this job grade.

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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