Library Assistant (temporary to cover maternity leave), Leeds

Closing date:

Leeds College of BuildingLeeds

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Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £7,638 - £8,628 per annum (actual salary)
Contract term: Maternity Cover


LIBRARY ASSISTANT (temporary to cover maternity leave – likely to last one year)

Internal ref: 0206

Hours: 17.5 hours per week 

Salary:  £7,638 - £8,628 per annum (actual salary)

As an award-winning college, we are always looking for exceptional staff to help us to grow our ambitions. We understand that education is not all about teaching and learning – it’s also about development, infrastructure, and exceptional systems. That’s why we truly value our support staff. 

As a Library Assistant, you will provide general clerical and administrative support in the College Library. Duties will include supporting the day-to-day running of the Library through book issues and returns and liaison with students and staff. You will take part in new book processing and the creation of displays. You will also support the development of the service through Library promotions, inductions and other training events. 

You will ideally have relevant library experience, preferably in an educational environment, and must possess 5 GCSEs (grades A*-C) including English Language and Maths, or equivalent.  Excellent IT skills are essential and experience of using library management software is desirable.   Candidates will demonstrate a commitment to continuing professional development.

In return, we offer a warm and welcoming college with an excellent benefits package that includes:

• A 25-day annual leave entitlement, plus 8 Bank Holidays and 6 college closure days (plus an additional 5 days of leave after 5 years of service with us)

• Free parking at all our College sites (on a first come first served basis)

• Family friendly policies and opportunities for flexible working

• Superb opportunities for training and development

So, if you’d like to be part of a unique organisation that supports one of the largest and most diverse employment sectors in the UK, we’d love to hear from you. 

Please note that all applications should be completed online.  Please visit the vacancies section of our website at   CV’s will not be accepted. 

Closing date: Friday 23rd August 2019 at 12 noon  

Please note this position is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check.

The College is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults. It is also committed to the ‘Prevent Duty’ and the requirement to prevent people being drawn into terrorism and expects all staff to share these commitments.

More about Leeds College of Building
Phase: Further Education
Age Range: 16+ years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: North Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS2 7QT, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 113 222 6000
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Following incorporation on 1 April 1993, the College became independent of the Local Education Authority and is now mainly funded, approximately (75%) directly through the Learning and Skills Council (LS...