Library Assistant (Early Evenings)

London (Greater) (GB)
£24,761 to £28,053 per annum (pro rata) inclusive
22 Sep 2017
End of advertisement period
18 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Part Time

Library Assistant (Early Evenings) 0.5 FTE
Library & Archives Service
Salary:   £24,761 to £28,053 per annum (pro rata) inclusive
Closing Date:   Wednesday 18 October 2017
Interview Date:   Wednesday 08 November 2017 
Reference:  PSS-LAS-04

An enthusiastic and dedicated person is required to work evenings in the Library at this major international postgraduate medical school. Duties include providing services to users from the Enquiries Desk (including the issuing, return and renewal of loans, and support in the use of electronic and printed information resources), and undertaking projects relating to the Collection Services Team.

Applicants should have previous experience of working successfully in a library and possess excellent communication skills, and should be service oriented with excellent interpersonal skills. Excellent organisational skills, the ability to work as part of a team and the ability to take responsibility are also essential.

Salary will be on the Professional Support Pathway, Grade 3 scale in the range £24,761 – £28,053 per annum (pro rata). This post is part-time, 0.5 FTE, working Monday to Friday 5.00pm-8.30pm. The post will be subject to the LSHTM terms and conditions of service. Annual leave entitlement is 30 working days per year and in addition to this, there are a number of discretionary “Director’s Days”. Membership of the pension scheme is available.

Applications should be made on-line via our website at and the reference for this post is PSS-LAS-04.  Online applications will be accepted by the automated system until 10pm of the closing date. Applications should also include the names and email contacts of 2 referees who can be contacted immediately if shortlisted.  Any queries regarding the application process may be addressed to Please quote reference PSS-LAS-04. 

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.

Further details:     Job Description

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

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