Evening Library Assistant - Library and Open Access IT x 4



Library and Student Support Services
Grade 2
£26,928.00 - £30,777.00 Pro Rata


Term time only - 21.15 hours per week

14 November 2022 23:55

The opportunity

We regularly recruit Library Assistants for our Evening teams. Currently, we have four vacancies. 

Please indicate which role/s you are interested in your answer to question one. 

1 x Central Saint Martins Evening Library Assistant, Monday- Friday 18:00 - 22:15, 21.25 hours per week (0.44 FTE) Term Time Only

2 x London College of Communication Evening Library Assistant,  Monday- Friday 18:00 - 22:15, 21.25 hours per week (0.44 FTE) Term Time Only 

1 x London College of Fashion Evening Library Assistant,  Monday- Friday 18:00 - 22:15, 21.25 hours per week (0.44 FTE) Term Time Only 

These are 33 weeks a year contracts and the salary is spread across 12 months of the year. In the 2022/2023 academic year UAL Libraries will be open 31 weeks of the year, this working pattern leaves a number of reserve hours to be worked by arrangement, usually in the daytime. 

As part of the Evening Team, you will assist with the effective delivery of library services on your designated site, although you might occasionally be required to work at any of the other UAL college libraries. 

You will participate in on-site front-line services and administrative duties including support for self-issue systems, IT and printing.   You will support on-line enquiries, via our live chat service, ASK. You will assist users with general directional and initial information enquiries, including the use of the library catalogue and e-resources. You may also be required to take part in shelving activities and demonstrate an understanding of manual handling guidelines.  

As this is a term time only post and you are expected to work all the term time evenings.  

Other evening 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. 

About you

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 positive and responsive customer service. In return, University of the Arts London offers an attractive pension and a commitment to your continuing personal development and training in an environment that encourages excellence, creativity, and diversity. 

Please apply early as the application closing date maybe held earlier should sufficient applications be received.

If you have any queries about this role or need any reasonable adjustments for your application, please contact, Jaspreet Kaur, Resourcing Adviser via email at Educationstaffrecruitment@arts.ac.uk or 020 7514 9627.


What we offer


We are UAL

For the fourth year running, University of the Arts London is the world’s second University for Art and Design in the QS World University Rankings® 2022. Our diverse and talented community comprises over 5,000 academic, professional, and technical staff. Together we are committed to social purpose. This includes creating a better a more sustainable world and championing race equality. 

We offer highly creative working environments that inspire staff across all areas to fulfil their potential and continuous training to further develop their skills and expertise. We also offer hybrid and flexible working practices, and excellent staff benefits to improve your work life balance. 

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.

Our culture


This opportunity is closed to applications.