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Senior Library Assistant (Research Publications)
Whiteknights Reading UK

Job reference: SRF26546

Location: Whiteknights Reading UK

Closing date: 20/01/2019

Job live date: 04/01/2019

Salary: £19,730 - £24,029 per annum

Employment type: AAS-Clerical

Department: Library

Division: CentAUR

Hours per week: 36

Employment Basis/Type: Fixed-Term

We are seeking an enthusiastic individual to provide support for the Research Publications Team in the Library.  This will involve supporting processes for achieving Open Access in the University's Institutional Repository (CentAUR). The postholder will maintain metadata accuracy for records in CentAUR and upload full texts according to the requirements of the University's Open Access policy. The Library offers a friendly and dynamic working environment and is an accredited Investor in People, strongly committed to continuing professional development.

You will have:

  1. a good general education to at least A level standard or equivalent
  2. the ability to work methodically, neatly and accurately
  3. a high level of IT skills
  4. strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and oral

Informal contact details

Contact role:

Library Office & Operations Supervisor

Contact name:

Rachel Kirkhope

Contact phone:

0118 378 8772

Contact email:

Closing date: 20/01/2019

Interview date: TBC

The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, is a Stonewall Diversity and Global Diversity Champion, and supports the principles of the Race Equality Charter and Athena SWAN.  Applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs.

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates who do not already have permission to work in the UK should note that this role is not recognised as a graduate level job by UK Visas and Immigration and the Tier 2 sponsorship route is not available for non-graduate level occupations. There is further information about this on the UK Visas and Immigration Website.


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