Library Assistant

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    Jayne Winch

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  • Published:

    12 months ago

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    End of August 2019

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    Jayne Winch

A university library has a temporary vacancy for a Library Assistant starting as soon as possible and continuing until the end of August.
With a focus on collections, you will be assisting with the efficient and timely operation of the acquisitions and subscriptions processes. 

Specifics include:

·Using the Library Management system to place and record orders, receipts and invoices
·Providing assistance to the Document Delivery Team in regard to processing loan requests and answering enquiries
·Working with the Subscriptions Manager to ensure journals and electronic resources are managed effectively
·Collating and organising usage data
·Administering purchase, renewal and cancellation of subscriptions and books in liaison with relevant teams
·Liaising with academic staff and programme administrators to support and maintain reading lists
·Working with other service teams to ensure that student enquiries are promptly and accurately resolved
·Assisting with a weeding / auditing project (there will be a significant amount of manual handling for this aspect of the role)
To be considered for this position candidates will need to have had experience of working in a library within higher education and, in particular, working with Talis Reading Lists, Moodle and purchasing via online systems.