Weekend Library Assistant - Library and Open Access IT X2



Academic Development and Services
LCC - Elephant and Castle, London UK
Term time only
Library Services

25 November 2020 10:00

£25,061 - £29,358 per annum (Pro-rata)

We regularly recruit Library Assistants for our term-time only weekend teams based across our six colleges. Posts have different hours of employment ranging between 4.5 hours and 19.0 hours a week and some have weekday reserve hours as part of the role.

We currently have two vacant weekend term-time only posts.

London College of Communication weekend Grade 2 (FTE 0.22)
9.5 hours a week for 34 weeks and 5.75 hours for 4 weeks 

The post holder will work 9.45 – 8.15 for 32 Sundays and 9.45 – 4.15 for 2-6 Sundays.

London College of Communication weekend Grade 2 (FTE 0.44)
19 hours a week for 34 weeks and 5.75 hours for 4 weeks 

The post holder will work 9.45 – 8.15 for 32 Saturdays and Sundays and 9.45 – 4.15 for 2-6 Saturdays and Sundays.

Any remaining hours are contact hours which are worked over the year by agreement, to accommodate weekday opening, plus staff training and development.

As part of the weekend team, you will assist with the effective delivery of library services on your designated site, although as part of the role you may occasionally be required to work at any of the other UAL college libraries.

You will participate in front-line services and administrative duties including support for self-issue systems, IT and printing.  You will assist users with directional and initial information enquiries; including the use of the library catalogue, electronic information resources and participate in roaming support.
You will also be required to participate in shelving activities.

Other weekend roles may arise following these interviews at other College libraries, which shortlisted candidates may be considered for within 3 months of interview for the current roles on offer.

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.

Library and Student Support Services is a University wide Directorate delivering high quality services to support all students studying at UAL so that they can fulfil their potential and get the best from their University experience.

The London College of Communication (LCC) is a world leader in media and design courses, preparing students for careers in the Creative industries. From photography, film and animation, to sound arts and graphic, interactive and special design, we offer courses in a huge range of areas. Our outstanding technical provision is one of our USPs. Working with a highly talented group of technicians, you will help to develop these exceptional services even further.

You should have relevant library or customer service experience, and formal training or education to post-16 level. You will have excellent written and oral communication skills and be IT literate. Working in a small team you will provide a positive and responsive customer service. 

In return, we offer a competitive employment package including a salary that reflects working in London; an attractive pension scheme; and a commitment to your continuing personal and career development in an environment that encourages creativity, diversity and excellence. Relocation assistance is available.

Apply Early 

Please note that this role may close earlier than the stated closing date if a sufficient number of applications are received. If you wish to apply for this position, you are advised to submit your application as soon as possible.


If you have any queries you may contact adsstaffrecruitment@arts.ac.uk

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.