Senior Library Assistant

Birmingham, United Kingdom
£22,847 – £23,487 per annum
30 May 2022
End of advertisement period
10 Jun 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Salary: £22,847 – £23,487 per annum
Contract Type: Full-time, permanent
Closing Date: 10-06-2022 12 Midday
Support/Academic/Management: Support

A fantastic opportunity has arisen within UCB Library and Learning Services for the role of Senior Library Assistant. Refurbished in 2019 and spanning 3 floors, UCB Library is home to a wide collection of specialist texts and provides a relaxing environment for study for all of our students and staff.

You will be part of a close-knit team supporting UCB students and staff to locate and order academic resources as well as helping to maintain our online collections of journals and eBooks. You will also work closely with the Library Assistant team to support higher-level queries and with the Academic Librarian and management team to consistently innovate the Library’s services.

With an ever-increasing portfolio of digital library resources, you will have strong digital skills and a willingness to learn new systems as well as providing excellent customer service to support UCB’s students and wider departments. Whilst experience in a Library would be advantageous it is not essential as full training will be provided.


  • 38 days’ paid leave per year (26 days’ annual leave plus 12 bank holiday and concessionary days
  • Local government pension scheme 
  • Private healthcare 
  • Excellent staff development opportunities 
  • Salary sacrifice car leasing, tech and cycle schemes 
  • Heavily-subsidised on-site car parking
  • Hybrid Working Opportunities
  • Free Gym Membership 
  • Employee Assistance Programme 

Closing Date - Friday 10 June 2022 at midday.

Standard information:

UCB is an equal opportunities employer. University College Birmingham is proud to have been voted UK University of the Year in the prestigious 2022 Whatuni Student Choice Awards. We are also the best university for Student Support. The awards are voted for and by students showcasing the incredible relationships we foster here at University College Birmingham between Staff and Students.

UCB has a unique collaborative partnership with the University of Warwick (Ranked sixth in the 2022 Guardian League Tables and named the runner-up in the Times University of the Year 2022 and the Times University of the Year 2022 for Teaching Quality). 

All applicants for employment at the University will be expected to demonstrate an understanding of the principles of Safeguarding and the PREVENT agenda in the context of further and higher education.

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