Part-time Weekend and Evening Library Assistants (4 posts)

Oxford, UK
£16,654 £ £18,777 p.a.
Dec 12, 2017
Jan 01, 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type
Other job types
Grade 2: £16,654 £ £18,777 p.a. (pro rata)
We are looking for four Weekend and Evening Library Assistants to work in the historic Old Bodleian Library and Radcliffe Camera. These buildings house Humanities collections in English, History, Classics, Philosophy, Theology and Reference as well as the History Faculty Library and the Bodleian's Main Enquiry Desk.

You will undertake a range of library duties including answering readers' and visitors' questions, issuing/returning items, dealing with book supply/circulation queries, invigilation, book replacing, supporting the book delivery process if necessary and ensuring safe evacuation of the reading rooms.

The role involves lifting, carrying and shelving books, and pushing trolleys.

You will be educated to GCSE standard or equivalent, be reliable and punctual, be able to undertake routine tasks with accuracy, possess good IT skills and have a strong customer service focus. You will also have excellent communication skills.

These are permanent, part-time posts working 7 hours per week on average (0.2FTE), including: one Saturday shift (10.00am £ 4.00pm) per fortnight AND two evening shifts (5.00 - 7.00pm) per week

You will be required to upload a supporting statement as part of your online application. Your supporting statement should list each of the essential and desirable selection criteria, as listed in the job description, and explain how you meet each one. CVs will NOT be considered.

Only applications received online before 12.00 midday on Monday 8 January 2018 can be considered. Interviews are expected to take place on Wednesday 17 January 2018.