Library Assistant

London (Central), London (Greater)
£23,000 per annum
14 Oct 2021
05 Nov 2021
Job (Function)
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title:                     Library Assistant

Salary:                         £23,000 per annum

Location:                     London – Bedford Square

Contract Type:           Permanent

Department:              Library

Reports to:                 School Librarian

Hours:                         Full Time; 35 hours per week, including some evening and weekend work

The Architectural Association was founded in 1847, opening as a day school in 1901. The AA is committed to public benefit attained by the learning, teaching, discussion and promotion of architecture.  The School is recognised as a worldwide leader in architectural education, with graduates that include many of the world’s leading architects, scholars, critics and educators. The academic and professional programmes of study at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, up to and including doctoral level, are validated by external professional and academic bodies.

Role Overview:

The role involves helping with the smooth running of the Library, and working on day-to-day tasks. These include working at the Library issue desk, checking books in and out, shelving and tidying the library, moving stock, and helping users with enquiries by email, telephone and in person. The post-holder will also help with the processing of books and journals and share duties with staff and student assistants. The post-holder may be required to help with some library projects.

We are looking for a reliable and self-motivated individual who is able to work on their own as well as part of a small team. Full training will be provided. We are able to offer some flexibility regarding hours if you are undertaking a library qualification.

Please note that this role requires working on-site in the Library.

What we offer:

A wide-range of staff benefits including generous annual leave and a defined-contribution pension scheme.

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