Library Assistant – Collections (Acquisitions Metadata and Subscriptions)


Academic Development and Services
UAL - Elephant and Castle
Full time
Library Services

19 August 2018 23:55

30 August 2018
£24,034 - £28,274 per annum
Assisting in the delivery of high quality customer-focussed library and open access IT services at the 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 e 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 student 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 you may contact ADS Recruitment Team via email or telephone: 020 7514 2965.

At UAL, everyone's identity matters. We are committed to creating a supportive and inclusive environment for all our diverse students, staff, and the creative and cultural sector partners with whom we engage. We aim to take every opportunity to progress equality and diversity, and celebrate the enrichment this brings to our community.

Candidates are advised to submit applications early to avoid disappointment as we reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the advertised closing date.

This opportunity is closed to applications.