Weekend Library Assistant

4077

Academic Development and Services
London College of Fashion - Curtain Road
Term time only
Library Services
0.22
Various
38 weeks
Permanent
No

26 March 2018 12:00

11 April 2018
£24,034-£28,274

We regularly recruit Library Assistants for our weekend teams based across our six colleges, with different hours of employment ranging between 4.5 hours and 19 hours a week with some weekday contact hours required as part of the role.

 Currently, we have 7 term time only vacant posts working the following hours for up to 38 weeks a year. Any remaining hours are contact hours which are worked over the year by agreement with you, to accommodate weekday opening, plus staff training and development:

Central Saint Martins

1 X Weekend Library Assistant:             Saturday: 9.5 hours (09:45 – 20.15)

Sunday: 9.5 hours (09:45 – 20.15)

 

2 x Weekend Library Assistant:              Saturday: 9.5 hours (09.45-20.15)

 

London College of Communication

1 X Weekend Library Assistant: Saturday: 4.5 hours (15.45-20.15)

Sunday: 9.5 hours (09:45 – 20.15)

 

1 X Weekend Library Assistant    Sunday: 4.5 hours (15.45-20.15)

 

London College of Fashion

1 X Weekend Library Assistant:          Saturday: 5.75 hours (9.45 – 16.00)

Sunday: 5.75 hours     (9.45 – 16.00)

 

1 x Weekend Library Assistant           Sunday: 4.5 hours (15.45 – 20.15)

 

As part of the weekend team, you will assist with the effective delivery of library services on your designated site. You will be instrumental in contributing to the development and delivery of high quality customer-focused services at the University by providing assistance to all students and ensuring its effective and timely delivery.  

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 and demonstrate an understanding of manual handling guidelines which will be required when lifting heavy items.

As part of the requirement of the role, you may occasionally be required to work at any of the other UAL college libraries: Central St Martins, London College of Communication, London College of Fashion, Chelsea, Camberwell and Wimbledon.

 

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 Directorate consists of Student Services, Library Services, Academic Support and the International Student Experience (including Language Development).

Library Services are central to the University's learning, teaching and research activities located across our six Colleges within UAL:

Camberwell College of Arts

Central Saint Martins

Chelsea College of Arts

London College of Communication

London College of Fashion

Wimbledon College of Arts

You should have relevant library or customer service experience, excellent communication skills both written and oral 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 commitment to your continuing personal and career development in an environment that encourages creativity, diversity and excellence.  Relocation assistance is available.

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.

Please indicate which role(s) you are applying for clearly in your application. If you have any queries you many contact ADS recruitment team via email ADSrecruitment@arts.ac.uk 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.