General Collections Assistant (2 Posts, Fixed-term)

Vacancy posted: Wednesday, 19 October 2016

Salary: 16,618 to 18,412 per annum
Location: Edinburgh

Closing date: 15 November 2016
Job ref. no.: 037799

Location: The Library Annexe, South Gyle, Edinburgh

Salary: £16,618 to £18,412 per annum

We are looking to appoint two General Collections Assistants to work on a major collections rationalisation project in connection with the development of the University Collections Facility.  Based primarily at South Gyle but with time also spent at the Main Library in George Square, you will be required to perform a range of administrative tasks to facilitate the evaluation and rationalisation of general collections material.

We are looking for two highly motivated individuals with prior experience of library or collections work. A methodical working manner and the ability to work using own initiative is an essential as is accuracy and attention to detail and the possession of excellent communication skills.  Prior experience of Alma or a similar Library Management System would be advantageous.

These roles will form part of a team of five new project posts being created to work on this key project.  The project is crucial in ensuring the ongoing stability and discover-ability of collections and presents an excellent opportunity to gain relevant work experience within a dynamic and supportive work environment.

These posts are offered on a full-time fixed-term basis of 12 months duration.

We anticipate interviews will be held in the week commencing 28th November 2016.

Closing date: Tuesday 15th November 2016 at 5pm, GMT.

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