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Temporary PT Assistant Librarian

Temporary PT Assistant Librarian

  • Location

    South London

  • Sector:

    Knowledge & Information Management

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  • Salary:

    Dependent on experience

  • Contact:

    Kathy Thistlethwaite

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  • Published:

    about 3 years ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

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A respected firm has a temporary job opportunity for a qualified Part-Time Assistant Librarian based in the South London area, to work two days per week.

The Temporary Part-Time Assistant Librarian is responsible for enquiries, assisting staff find information and having knowledge of library management systems.

This is a great opportunity for an organised and pro-active candidate who will take pride in providing a great service to the firm.  

The ideal candidate will have strong communication sklls, must hold a degree in Library/Information Services and possess library and information experience.

 As Part-Time Assistant Librarian your job role will include:

  • Enquiry work and dealing with information requests across the organisation
  • Being a team player and a confident communicator to liaise at all levels
  • Having a solid working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Being confident to work alone
  • Maintaining the library intranet site
  • Having cataloguing and indexing skills
  • Promoting library services firm-wide
  • Assisting with shelving and inter-library loans
  • Being enthusiastic with a keen interest in information technology
  • Having excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Being an excellent team player and able to work well under pressure
  • Having a pro-active, professional and “can-do” attitude 
  • Being skilled in internet and database searching

You will possess the ability to develop a good understanding of the work of the firms Information Services team and to appreciate clients' needs.  This is a fantastic opportunity for a candidate who has library experience and is looking for a part-time role. The successful candidate will gain valuable marketable skills to further develop their career and this is a temporary 6 months role, with the potential for a longer-term period. If you would like to find out more about this or other job vacancies, then please call Kathy Thistlethwaite on 0207 378 5473 or email your details to