Library Assistant – Collections (Acquisitions, Metadata and Subscriptions)


Academic Development and Services
UAL - Elephant and Castle, London UK
Part time
Library Services

21 January 2020 23:55

4 February 2020
£25,061 - £29,358 per annum (ProRata)

Please Note: Due to the high number of applications we are closing this vacancy early at midnight on Tuesday 21st January.  

Assisting in the delivery of high quality, customer-focused library and open access IT services at University of the Arts London (UAL), which support the teaching, learning and research activities of its Colleges, you will participate in the acquisition, cataloguing and management of print and electronic library materials. You will assist colleagues in our colleges by answering queries relating to resources and you may be involved in projects as required.

University of the Arts London is a vibrant world centre for innovation, drawing together six Colleges with international reputations in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts.

Every position within the university plays an important part in shaping future creative professionals and impacts on the future of so many creative industries. Library Services is a university-wide department delivering high quality services in support of teaching, learning and research. This post is part of Resources and Systems, which offers bibliographic and systems support services to all six colleges of the University. 

With relevant experience in a library, open access IT or customer service environment, you will be able to work independently and have basic numeracy skills or experience of financial procedures. You are able to ensure that accurate information is passed onto the most appropriate people in a timely fashion to improve working practices and have experience of answering standard, predictable questions/queries from staff and students and have experience of working as a member of a team, providing support, assistance and cover where needed.

In return, University of the Arts London offers generous leave, an attractive pension and a commitment to your continuing personal development and training in an environment that encourages excellence, creativity and diversity. Relocation assistance is available.

If you have any queries contact ADS Recruitment Team via email or telephone: 02075142965 / 9627

UAL is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive university - a place where we all can be ourselves and reach our full potential in our work, learning and creative practice. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and Staff Support Networks. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds, including race, disability, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion and belief, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, and caring responsibility.

Candidates are advised to submit applications early.

This opportunity is closed to applications.