Library Assistant x 2

University of Sussex

School/department: Library
Hours: full time hours considered up to a maximum of 1 FTE / 36.5 hours. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Location: Brighton, United Kingdom
Contract: permanent
Reference: 9226
Salary: starting at £22,630 to £23,662 per annum, pro rata if part time
Placed on:  09 March 2023
Closing date: 23 March 2023. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected Interview date: To be confirmed
Expected start date: As soon as possible

Job description

  • An opportunity has arisen in the University Library for a full-time Library Assistant to work in the Content Delivery team within the library.
  • Applicants should have good oral and written communications skills, excellent organisational and ICT skills, be able to demonstrate the ability to prioritise and meet deadlines and evidenced strong analytical skills and attention to detail. Experience of working in a team is also desirable.
  • Duties will include processing online reading lists, selecting and ordering materials using a range of suppliers, as well as creating digitised content for essential readings. Additionally, the successful candidate will take part in other general tasks within the Content Delivery team and wider Library team.
  • Hours of work for the position 36.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday, within the core Library hours, 8.00 am – 6.00 pm.

The University of Sussex values the diversity of its staff and students and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

You can find out more about our values and our EDI Strategy,  Inclusive Sussex , on our webpages.

Download job description and person specification Ref 9226 [PDF 97.71KB]

The University requires that work undertaken for the University is performed from the UK. 

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How to apply

Download our professional services application form – Dec 2020 [DOC 203.00KB]  and Personal Details and Equal Opportunities Form [DOC 119.50KB]  and fill in all sections.

You must email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to [email protected]

You should attach your application form and all documents to the email in PDF format (we are unable to accept applications as or .pages) and use the format job reference number / job title / your name in the subject line.

You can also send your application by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.

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