Library Assistant

London (GB)
£24,761 to £28,053 per annum
06 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
28 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Library Assistant

Library & Archives Service

Salary:   £24,761 to £28,053 per annum inclusive
Closing Date:   Tuesday 28 November 2017
Interview Date:   Monday 18 December 2017 
Reference:  PSS-LAS-06

The Library & Archives Service of this major international postgraduate medical school is seeking an enthusiastic and innovative library assistant to support and assist in the delivery of Library services. The successful candidate will have proven experience of working successfully in a library, and demonstrable knowledge of issues relating to the delivery of library services.

Applicants should possess excellent communication skills, and 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.

The position is full-time and fixed term for 12 months.  The salary will be on the Professional Support Pathway Grade 3 scale in the range £24,761 - £28,053 per annum inclusive. The post will be subject to the LSHTM terms and conditions of service. Annual leave entitlement is 30 working days per year. 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 the reference for this post is PSS-LAS-06.  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 two referees who can be contacted immediately if shortlisted.  Any queries regarding the application process may be addressed to Please quote reference PSS-LAS-06. Closing date for receipt of applications is 28 November 2017.

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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