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All vacancies within Bodleian Libraries

There are currently 5 vacancies within Bodleian Libraries:

Title Closes Salary
Part-time Library Assistant Dec. 18, 2017, noon Grade 2: £16,654 - £18,777 p.a. (pro rata)
Part-time Library Assistant (PGCE term time only) Dec. 18, 2017, noon Grade 2: £16,654 - £18,777 p.a. (pro rata)
Part-time Shelver (term-time only) Dec. 18, 2017, noon Grade 2: £16,654 – £18,777 p.a. (pro rata)
Part-time Delivery Driver Dec. 21, 2017, noon Grade 2: £16,654 - £18,777 p.a. (pro rata)
Graduate Library Trainees (10 posts) Jan. 22, 2018, noon Grade 2: £16,983 p.a.

Part-time Library Assistant

Closes: Dec. 18, 2017, noon; salary: Grade 2: £16,654 - £18,777 p.a. (pro rata)

<div> <p></p><p>The Bodleian Education Library is looking for an enthusiastic and adaptable person to work Monday and Friday 1.00 - 5.30pm (or 12.30 - 5.30pm including a lunch break), and Saturday 2.00 - 6.00pm.</p><br> <p>You will be responsible for staffing this friendly departmental library. Duties include: closing the library; assisting readers; providing an efficient enquiry service in person, on the telephone and by email; receiving money; and issuing and returning books. You will also assist with other background tasks, including processing new books, creating online reading lists, contributing to social media, and stock weeding.</p><br> <p>You will have excellent communication, organisational and IT skills, will be able to work independently and will enjoy working as part of a small team in this welcoming and busy library.</p><br> <p>You will be required to upload a supporting statement as part of your online application. Your supporting statement should list each of the essential and desirable selection criteria, as listed in the further particulars, and explain how you meet each one. CVs will not form part of the selection process.</p><br> <p>For enquiries on the application process please use the email address below.</p><br> <p>Only applications received before 12.00 midday on Monday 18 December 2017 can be considered. Interviews are expected to take place on Thursday 4 January 2018.</p> </div>

Part-time Library Assistant (PGCE term time only)

Closes: Dec. 18, 2017, noon; salary: Grade 2: £16,654 - £18,777 p.a. (pro rata)

<div> <p></p><p>The Bodleian Education Library is looking for an enthusiastic and adaptable person to work 4.30 - 7.00pm Monday-Friday during extended PGCE terms (c.35 weeks per year).</p><br> <p>You will be responsible for staffing this friendly departmental library. Duties include: closing the library; assisting readers; providing an efficient enquiry service in person, on the telephone and by email; receiving money; and issuing and returning books. You will also assist with other background tasks, including processing new books, creating online reading lists, contributing to social media, and stock weeding.</p><br> <p>You will have excellent communication, organisational and IT skills, will be able to work independently and will enjoy working as part of a small team in this welcoming and busy library.</p><br> <p>Job share applications would be considered.</p><br> <p>You will be required to upload a supporting statement as part of your online application. Your supporting statement should list each of the essential and desirable selection criteria, as listed in the further particulars, and explain how you meet each one. CVs will not form part of the selection process.</p><br> <p>For enquiries on the application process please use the email address below.</p><br> <p>Only applications received before 12.00 midday on Monday 18 December 2017 can be considered. Interviews are expected to take place on Thursday 4 January 2018.</p> </div>

Part-time Shelver (term-time only)

Closes: Dec. 18, 2017, noon; salary: Grade 2: £16,654 – £18,777 p.a. (pro rata)

<div> <p></p><p>The Taylor Institution is the University's centre for the study of modern European languages and literatures. Its library is busy and friendly and supports teaching, learning and research. It aims to deliver a responsive, innovative and excellent service to all its users.</p><br> <p>We are seeking to appoint a part-time shelver to join the Reader Services Team, Research and Teaching Collections, in the Taylor Library, part of the Bodleian Libraries.</p><br> <p>Your duties will include shelving new library material, re-shelving material returned by readers and tidying and re-spacing sections of the collection as necessary. You may also be required to keep statistics for use in the management of re-shelving and assist with occasional book moves and stock checks.</p><br> <p>You will have an interest in working in a library, basic level of numeracy and be able to undertake routine library tasks with care and accuracy. You should also be able to work under pressure and have a flexible and positive approach to work. This role will involve lift, move and carry boxes of library materials, push trolleys and climb ladders in order to access some of the library&#8217;s bookshelves. A knowledge of modern western European languages is desirable.</p><br> <p>This post is permanent and part-time, working 6 hours per week (0.16 FTE), during term-time only (week 0-8), 2 hours per day, days to be agreed.</p><br> <p>You will be required to upload a supporting statement as part of your online application. Your supporting statement should list each of the essential and desirable selection criteria, as listed in the job description, and explain how you meet each one. CVs will not be considered.</p><br> <p>Only applications received online by 12.00 midday on Monday 18 December 2017 can be considered. Interviews are expected to take place on Wednesday 10 January 2017.</p> </div>

Part-time Delivery Driver

Closes: Dec. 21, 2017, noon; salary: Grade 2: £16,654 - £18,777 p.a. (pro rata)

<div> <p></p><p>THIS IS A RE-ADVERTISEMENT - PREVIOUS APPLICANTS NEED NOT APPLY. PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS POST IS BASED IN SWINDON.</p><br> <p>The Bodleian Libraries have a vacancy for a Delivery Driver at its Book Storage Facility in Swindon. The Book Storage Facility (BSF) has the capacity to store 8.4 million volumes and holds lower-usage items from the Bodleian Libraries&#8217; collections including books, maps, manuscripts, microfilms, periodicals and newspapers.</p><br> <p>This is an exciting opportunity to be involved in the library warehouse service. Working as part of the operational team, you will assist in connecting researchers at the University of Oxford with the knowledge resource they need. You will support the operations of the Book Storage Facility (BSF) by delivering requests twice daily from Swindon to Oxford in response to customer demand.</p><br> <p>You may also be involved in processing material in the Ancillary Building for despatch and return, and scanning documents on request.</p><br> <p>You will have previous delivery driving experience, a full driving licence and be comfortable working in a warehouse environment. A customer focused attitude is essential, as is being a good team player and having a &#8220;can do&#8221; and flexible approach to work.</p><br> <p>This is a permanent, part-time post working 21 hours per week (0.57 FTE), covering afternoon delivery on Monday to Friday afternoons, from 12.30pm to 4.45pm.</p><br> <p>This role requires lifting and carrying boxes of library materials, pushing trolleys, loading, unloading and driving the Book Storage delivery van.</p><br> <p>Due to the nature of this post, candidates will be required to undertake a Disclosure Scotland check as well as a financial background check. The possession of a criminal record or poor financial background will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided.</p><br> <p>You will be required to upload a supporting statement as part of your online application. Your supporting statement should list each of the essential and desirable selection criteria, as listed in the job description, and explain how you meet each one. CVs will not be considered.</p><br> <p>Only applications received online before 12.00 midday on Thursday 21 December 2017 can be considered. Interviews are expected to take place in w/c 8 or 15 January 2018.</p> </div>

Graduate Library Trainees (10 posts)

Closes: Jan. 22, 2018, noon; salary: Grade 2: £16,983 p.a.

<div> <p></p><p>For the first step in your career in Librarianship/Information Management, Oxford&#8217;s 1 year full-time traineeships provide an excellent launch-pad for subsequent postgraduate qualifications and a professional career. Around 10 vacancies will be available, commencing in September 2018 and based in research, faculty and departmental libraries within the Bodleian Libraries.</p><br> <p>Trainees at Oxford benefit from on-the-job training, professional and social support, and a varied programme of weekly training events (talks, workshops, library visits, IT training) operated under the SCONUL Code of Practice. The trainees play an integral part in the smooth running of their library but individual and group project work is also encouraged.</p><br> <p>Posts are aimed at graduates (of all ages) with good IT skills, a flexible and customer-orientated approach, and a desire to progress to a postgraduate qualification in librarianship. Applications are welcomed from graduates in any discipline. However, we are always interested in receiving applications from those with a background in science/medicine, law and Western European Languages or Eastern European languages (particularly Russian).</p><br> <p>Please do not apply if you already have an undergraduate or postgraduate degree related to Librarianship and/or Information Management, or if you have already completed a Library Traineeship.</p><br> <p>This role will not attract sufficient points to obtain a sponsored Tier 2 visa under the points based immigration system. However, applications are welcome from candidates who don&#8217;t currently have the right to work in the UK, but who would be eligible to obtain a visa via another route.</p><br> <p>Benefits include 38 days leave (including bank holidays and fixed closures), extensive training and development opportunities, access to travel and childcare schemes, free entry to colleges, discounted access to sporting facilities and a wide range of other staff discounts. For more details please see: www.admin.ox.ac.uk/personnel/staffinfo/benefits/.</p><br> <p>You will be required to upload a Supporting Statement (no more than 2 sides of A4 paper), your response to the graduate trainee question (no more than 100 words) and your CV as part of your online application. Your Supporting Statement should list each of the essential and desirable selection criteria, as listed in the job description, and explain how you meet each one. Please be aware that if you go over the word limit on the Supporting Statement and/or graduate trainee question your application may not be considered.</p><br> <p>Please ensure that you carefully read the &#8216;Recruitment process and how to apply&#8217; section provided in the Job Description, which you can download below along with the required graduate trainee question template. The short-listing will be based on the evidence you provide in your Supporting Statement and the graduate trainee question. If you do not attach ALL of the required documents, your application will NOT be processed.</p><br> <p>Only applications received online before 12.00 midday on Monday 22 January 2018 can be considered. Interviews are anticipated to be held in week commencing 12 March 2018.</p> </div>