Library Assistant

University of Lincoln

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LLS Services – Ross Library



From £23,144
pro rata

This post is permanent and part time at 18.5 hours per week

Closing Date:  

Sunday 24 September 2023

Interview Date:  

Monday 09 October 2023



Do you have experience of working in a busy, customer focused environment, and want to support students through their University journey?

The Library is a key academic support department in the University, providing both students and staff with flexible and responsive services which underpin teaching, learning and research. This role in our Customer Services team will give you the opportunity to showcase your excellent communication skills through the development and provision of enquiry services, whether this be face to face, by telephone, email or live chat, as well as through the day to day oversight of the environment quality across all University Libraries and study spaces. A high level of time management and organisational skills will be required to manage the circulation of print materials and care for the library collection, alongside re-shelving and stock maintenance. IT skills and knowledge are also important, as you will be answering first line IT queries in relation to Library systems.

As one of the largest employers in the city, the University of Lincoln offers exciting career opportunities with the chance to grow and develop to reach your full potential. We also offer a wide range of staff benefits, including a generous annual leave allowance of 30 days per year pro rata (plus an additional 14 bank holiday and concessionary days), progressive pay rates, access to discounts at popular stores and more. 

This post is part time, 18.5 hours per week and based in the Ross Library. Hours of work are Monday 11-7, Tuesday 8:30-5 and Friday 10-2.

If you would like further information or an informal discussion about this exciting opportunity, please contact Lesley Thompson at [email protected] .

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We strive for a diverse workforce with the very best employees and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all. The University encourages applications from underrepresented groups inclusive of Black, Asian and other minoritised/marginalised ethnic groups, all gender identities and expressions from the LGBT+ community, candidates with a disability, and those that practise different faiths and beliefs, to enhance our One Community where we strive to be kind, patient, and supportive of each other.

Please note: If you think you may require a visa to work in the UK, please refer to UK Visas and Immigration or UK Visas – Information for Prospective Staff before embarking upon an application, to ensure that you understand the requirements for sponsorship. You may be eligible to work in the UK via other alternative visa routes such as the Global Talent Visa or by having Settlement / ILR; please refer to the UK Visas pages above for further details.

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