Vacancy Details


Senior Library Assistant: Digital Libraries

A Library Assistant job working for one of London's leading multidisciplinary university with a focus on public research

Sue Hill Recruitment
London
Temporary
Date Posted 21/06/18
Reference: VM/25261

About the company

Working for one of London's leading multidisciplinary university with a focus on public research. This university
offers a superb working environment with more than 13,000 staff and 38,000 students from 150 different
countries.


What you'll be doing

Reporting to the Digital Libraries Team Leader you will work as part of a team to oversee and coordinate the
Digital Library function underpinning Library Services processes and services.

The Digital Libraries team supports the core library management suite (currently Ex Libris Alma, DigiTool and Primo) and a collection of other systems supporting Library Services and the university business processes and front-line services across 18 Library Services sites.

The team also administers Library Services' webpages and other web interfaces and provides administrative support for staff hardware and software.

Main responsibilities:

- To prepare and maintain documentation and training to support Library Services staff across the 18 sites in their use of IT and digital library systems. This includes frequent induction sessions for new starters across Library Services; intranet pages containing key information and guidance; and training campaigns on new developments in digital library systems
- To assist with web page creation using the content management system, and train Library Services staff in the same
- To assist with preparing and maintaining documentation on team and system processes
- To liaise with the Information Services Division on the range of IT support for Library Services staff
- To assist with projects, such as introducing new services or enhancing existing systems, helping with training, testing and administration
- To provide first-line support for audio-visual facilities in central library meeting rooms
- To manage loans of portable computing equipment to Library Services staff
- To assist other team members with system testing where appropriate
- To maintain an accurate inventory of computer hardware provided to Library Services staff


Why you’ll be hired

Why you will be hired

- Ideally with a background experience in working in Higher education/library environment
- Confident using information technology across a range of software applications and devices as well as assisting others in the use of these
- Good knowledge of MS Office including MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
- Experience in creating web page content highly desirable
- Strong communication skills both written and oral with ability to communicate effectively across all levels of the organisation
- Highly customer focused with experience in providing face to face assistance
- Experienced in preparing and delivering training
- Able to schedule, plan and prioritise our workload
- Excellent attention to detail
- Team orientated but with the ability to motivate and direct your own workload


Why you should apply

Fantastic opportunity to work in this forward-thinking university that offers you the ability to put your digital skills to use, training and supporting others around you.

For more information please contact [email protected] or call 0207 378 7068 for more information.


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