Assistant Librarian - Information Services

London (GB)
30 Aug 2017
End of advertisement period
27 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Part Time

Assistant Librarian - Information Services (0.6 FTE)

Library & Archives Service

Salary:   £33,567 to £38,533 (pro rata) inclusive per annum
Closing Date:   Wednesday 27 September 2017
Interview Date:   Thursday 12 October 2017 
Reference:  PSS-LAS-02

The Library & Archives Service of this major international postgraduate medical school is seeking an enthusiastic and innovative professional librarian to work closely with the User Support Services Librarian and the rest of the Information Services team on the delivery and development of the Library’s annual information literacy programme, the provision of the reading list service and liaison with two of the academic faculties.

The successful candidate will have proven experience of effectively delivering information literacy teaching and support to adults, and demonstrable knowledge of best practice and innovation in information literacy pedagogy, and knowledge of copyright as it applies to learning and teaching.

Applicants should possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills, as well as being service oriented. It is essential for the post-holder to have exemplary organisational skills, the ability to work as part of a team and the ability to take responsibility. The salary will be on the Professional Support Pathway Grade 5 scale in the range £33,567 - £38,533 (pro-rata).

This post is part-time, 0.6 FTE, working Wednesday, Thursday and Friday (with regular late-evening shifts), and is shared with another staff member who works 0.4 FTE on Monday and Tuesday.

The post will be subject to the LSHTM terms and conditions of service.  Annual leave entitlement is 30 working days per year, pro rata for part time staff. In addition to this there are discretionary “Director’s Days”. Membership of the Pension Scheme is available.

Applications should be made on-line via our website at and should also include the names and email contacts of two referees who can be contacted immediately if shortlisted.  Online applications will be accepted by the automated system until 10pm of the closing date. Any queries regarding the application process may be addressed to Please quote reference PSS-LAS-02.  

The supporting statement section should set out how your qualifications, experience and training meet each of the selection criteria. Please provide one or more paragraphs addressing each criterion. The supporting statement is an essential part of the selection process and thus a failure to provide this information will mean that the application will not be considered. An answer to any of the criteria such as "Please see attached CV" will not be considered acceptable. 

Please note that if you are shortlisted and are unable to attend on the interview date it may not be possible to offer you an alternative date.

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is committed to being an equal opportunities employer.

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