Information Assistant, Acquisitions and Content Delivery

Egham, United Kingdom
£21,336 to £23,839 per annum - including London Allowance
05 Jun 2019
End of advertisement period
30 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Library Services

Location:      Egham
Salary:      £21,336 to £23,839 per annum - including London Allowance
Closing Date:      Sunday 30 June 2019
Interview Date:      Wednesday 10 July 2019

Full Time, Temporary (fixed-term up to 31 March 2020)

Applications are invited for the post of Information Assistant in the Library Services Department.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, confident, and team-orientated individual to join the Acquisitions and Content Delivery Team as an Information Assistant, contributing to the provision of an effective customer-focused library service.

As part of the Acquisitions and Content Delivery Team, the post holder will contribute to the delivery of an effective and efficient acquisitions and content delivery service, carrying out a varied range of tasks. They will deal with acquisition of print and online books, audio-visual material and print and e-journals administration. The post holder will also fulfil requests for inter-library loan and digital copies for teaching, responding directly to students and academic staff. These are all key responsibilities which contribute to providing an excellent experience for Royal Holloway students.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone seeking experience working in a busy academic library who wishes to develop their knowledge and skills in a number of different acquisitions-related tasks.

You will have a good eye for detail, being able to work quickly and accurately, and will also have good communication and IT skills. You will be committed to your personal development and the Library is committed to providing opportunities and support for your professional development.

Hours of work: Monday – Friday (35 hours).

In return we offer a highly competitive rewards and benefits package including:

  • Generous annual leave entitlement 
  • Training and Development opportunities
  • Pension Scheme with generous employer contribution 
  • Various schemes including Cycle to Work, Season Ticket Loans and help with the cost of Eyesight testing. 
  • Free parking 

This is a full time, temporary post based in Egham, Surrey where the College is situated in a beautiful, leafy campus near to Windsor Great Park and within commuting distance from London.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Chrissie Willis-Phillips, Acting Head of Acquisitions and Content Delivery on or +44 (0)1784 443326.

To view further details of this post and to apply please visit The Human Resources Department can be contacted with queries by email at:

Please quote the reference: 0619-219

Closing Date: Midnight, 30 June 2019

Interview Date: 10 July 2019

Please note that it will not be possible for the College to issue a Certificate of Sponsorship for successful candidates as this role does not fall into one of the standard occupational codes deemed eligible for sponsorship by UK Visas and Immigration. Successful candidates will therefore need to be eligible to work in the UK or have limited leave to remain in the UK and associated right to work for the duration of their employment with the College, in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.

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