Library Advisor

Twickenham, United Kingdom
£21,236 per annum pro rata
30 Oct 2020
End of advertisement period
12 Nov 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Job Title: Library Advisor
Department: Library Services
Starting Salary: £21,236 per annum pro rata
Hours: 21.6 hours per week. Tuesday & Thursday 9am-5:15pm, Saturday 10:30am-5pm (Mon/Tues/Thurs 9am-5:15pm in vacation)
Term: 1 year fixed term.  
Annual Leave: 23 days as well as Bank Holidays and University Closure days

Since 1850, St Mary’s mission has been to provide a high-quality professional environment, inspired by its distinctive ethos and values. The University is an inclusive academic community, where everybody is welcomed.

We are on an exciting journey of transformation and growth, to benefit students, staff and the wider St Mary’s community. As the University builds on its proud heritage, we are looking for exceptional people to help shape our future. The growth of our University means we are embracing challenges and realising new opportunities, and with your contribution, we will work towards our ambitious vision for the future.

Within Library Services, we aim to enable members of the St Mary’s community to engage in scholarly activity and realise their personal potential. We are very proud of our Customer Service Excellence (CSE) accreditation and strive to ensure that our services are always of an excellent standard. As part of this, we are seeking to recruit a Library Advisor to join our dynamic Library Experience team. This role will allow you to develop your experience within academic libraries, supporting you through many training and development opportunities, as well as offering a varied and interesting day-to-day experience.

Working pattern: Tuesday and Thursday 9am-5:15pm and Saturday 10:15am-5pm (with a 30 minute lunch break), Monday/Tuesday/Thursday 9am-5:15pm (with an hour for lunch) in vacation.

The successful candidate will be able to support students in their use of our resources and technology; you will have a high level of IT literacy and be able to explain things in a non-technical way. You will be supportive of and engaged with a culture of continuous improvement, embrace change and have experience of providing excellent customer service in a team environment.

To find out more about the role, please click here.

The closing date for applications is 12th November 2020.

Interviews will be held shortly after.