Library Shelver (2 Posts)
London Senate House

Job reference: 001237

Location: London Senate House

Closing date: 19/11/2018

Salary: £19,441 pro rata per annum

Employment type: Other

Department: Senate House Library

Sub-Department: Space Management

Hours per week: 15

The University of London – Senate House Library

Senate House Library is the library of The University of London located at Senate House. These important resources – including almost 3 million volumes – are used by many communities across the University in furtherance of its academic mission, and also exist to support the research needs of a wider national and international audience.

The Role

Senate House Library are looking to recruit two temporary library shelvers. Working in Senate House Library, the post holders will shelve and tidy in assigned areas as required, assist in moving loaded trolleys to the appropriate areas and answer basic requests for directions around the library. Candidates must be able to work 15 hours a week and for that to be broken down into three continuous hours of work each day between Monday and Friday from 9am to 6pm.

The successful candidates will have the ability to accurately file both alphabetically and numerically and to learn the further complexities of Library classification schemes following instruction. A pleasant and helpful manner when dealing with users of the library and good communication skills as demonstrated by the ability to give clear instructions are essential to this role.

This is a part time (15 hours per week) fixed term appointment for 6 months.

For further information regarding this role, please refer to the Job Description below. 

Further Information 

If you wish to be considered for this opportunity click the ‘Apply’ button below to complete an application form and upload your CV. Applications close midnight, Monday 19th November 2018.

Interviews will take place w/c 3rd December 2018

Please note that the University of London will be unable to sponsor candidates for a visa for this role. Therefore, successful applicants must be able to demonstrate their right to work in the UK for the duration of their employment.

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