Library Assistant, Student Engagement

Bristol, United Kingdom
£20,836 - £23,334 per annum pro rata
15 Mar 2019
End of advertisement period
27 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Part Time

Division/School Library Services
Contract type Open Ended
Working pattern Part time
Salary £20,836 - £23,334 per annum pro rata
Closing date for applications 27-Mar-2019

The main focus of the role of Library Assistant (Student Engagement) will be to provide general administrative support to the library’s Student Engagement team. The role will encompass responsibilities assisting visitor access procedures, as well as keeping records in support of the team’s campaigns and event involvement, such as materials checklists, spreadsheets, receipts, calendars, etc.

The team is passionate about contributing to and enhancing the overall student experience, and you would be expected to support this. This could extend to contributing an appropriate functional perspective.

You will have excellent communication skills, work well as part of a team, and enjoy building/maintaining relationships with colleagues across the library service and the wider institution, for example Print Services, Card Services. You will be required to employ tact and sensitivity when dealing with all library users and enquirers.

Accuracy and attention to detail are crucial and the successful applicant will be expected to be detail-oriented, highly organised, have experience of record-keeping, and be able to apply a diagnostic approach to their work activities. You will possess experience of working in an administrative role in a busy office environment and will have demonstrable knowledge of administrative systems and databases (Microsoft applications, etc.)

We are looking for a proactive and practical individual to join our team.

Your ability to work to tight and frequently concurrent deadlines will be an important requirement, and your readiness to provide a dynamic and reliable presence in pursuit of the Student Engagement team's aims and outcomes will be invaluable.

For informal enquiries about the position please contact Jez Conolly: or Nathalie Beaufils:

The closing date for applications is 11.59pm on Wednesday 27th March 2019

We appreciate and value difference, seeking to attract, develop and retain a diverse mix of talented people that will contribute to the overall success of Bristol and help maintain our position as one of the world’s leading universities.

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