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Library Assistant

Entry-level at Sue Hill Recruitment

Library Assistant

Entry-level at Sue Hill Recruitment

  • LocationLondon, UK
  • Position levelEntry-level
  • Job period icon
  • Application deadline iconPosted on 14 Sep, 2018
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  • Competitive£ 12.0 per hour
Location: Hackney Duration: Part-time Start date: Immediately About the company A Higher educational organisation is looking for an extremely enthusiastic, customer-focused and flexible individual who will thrive on providing help and assistance to all library customers while working co-operatively within a team environment.

What you're be doing

Our client is looking to hire someone who has knowledge or experience of working in an academic library and are familiar with a further or higher education library. The core purpose of this role will be to assist with the use of library services.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To act as the first point of contact for staff and students and deliver a first-class front-line library support
  • To deal with library enquiries in person, by phone and email.
  • To retrieve requested resources via catalogue searches
  • To assist with students’ inductions
  • To deal with general enquiries

Skills, Qualifications and experience:

  • Previous library experience would be beneficial for this role
  • To be able to work well under pressure and in a customer-facing role
  • To have working knowledge of IT and the internet
  • Attention to detail and problem-solving skills,
  • To be able to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to handle difficult situations

Why you should apply

This role is a great opportunity for someone who wants to pursue a career or gain experience working in a higher educational environment.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please call Ioanna Fytilopoulou with no obligation on 0207 378 5468 or to apply please send your CV to

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