Library Assistants

Egham, United Kingdom
£9.85 per hour
19 Sep 2019
End of advertisement period
26 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Library Services

Location: Egham
Salary: £9.85 per hour
Closing Date: Thursday 26 September 2019

Casual, Part Time

Applications are invited for the posts of Weekend Library Assistant in the Library.

We are seeking to appoint enthusiastic candidates to the role of library assistant. Extended hours library assistants are key to continuing delivery of a high standard of library service during weekday evenings and at the weekend.

Applicants should be enthusiastic with good communication skills and the ability to interact successfully with a wide variety of people. You should be able to work as a member of the team and cope in a calm efficient manner, under pressure. You will have good IT and social media skills, excellent attention to detail and have experience of working in a customer service environment. Candidates should be qualified to A-level standard.

In return we offer a highly competitive rewards and benefits package including generous annual leave and training and development opportunities. The post is 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.

Post holders for these positions will be required to work alternate weekends in a rota with other library assistants.

There are two shift patterns available

  • Friday: 17:00-21:15                       
  • Saturday: 14:55-21:15
  • Sunday: 14:55 -21:15                


  • Saturday: 08:55 - 15:15
  • Sunday: 08:55- 15:15

The successful candidates will need to be available to attend induction sessions prior to commencing the role.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Rachel Heastie, on or +44 (0)1784 414086.

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To apply please complete the application form below and return to

Closing Date: Midnight, 26 September 2019
Interview Date: Thursday 10 October 2019

Royal Holloway is committed to equality and diversity, and encourages applications from all sections of the community. Read here about structures and initiatives around equality and diversity, including information on staff diversity networks.

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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