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Library Assistant

Maynooth, Ireland
€27,353 – 45,939 p.a. (16 points)
Closing date
6 May 2024

Job Details

Department: Library
Vacancy ID: 028281
Closing Date: 06-May-2024

The Role

Maynooth University is committed to a strategy in which the primary University goals of excellent research and scholarship and outstanding education are interlinked and equally valued. 

We are seeking a committed, proactive person to support the work of the Library in the critical area of Special Collections and Archives. The post will involve working with Special Collections both in the John Paul II Library and the Russell Library. The post holder will report to the Senior Library Assistant, Special Collections and Archives. As an integral member of a small team, they will, after a period of initial training, have a varied role in the daily running of the respective library services to readers and visitors. This will include: the care and preservation of older books and manuscripts, their documentation, and their presentation to the public and other related activities including supporting teaching and learning initiatives in the area of Special Collections as well as providing assistance in the presentation of exhibitions.


Library Assistant (2024): €27,353 – 45,939 p.a. (16 points)

Appointments will be made in accordance with public sector pay provisions.

Closing Date:

23:30hrs (local Irish time) on Monday, 6th of May 2024. 

Please note all applications must be made via our Online Recruitment Portal at the following link:

Applications must be submitted by the closing date and time specified above. Any applications which are still in progress at the closing time on the specified closing date will be cancelled automatically by the system.

Late applications will not be accepted.

Maynooth University is an equal opportunities employer

The position is subject to the Statutes of the University


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