University of Oxford

Open Data about the University of Oxford

data.ox.ac.uk

beta

All vacancies within Bodleian Libraries

There are currently 5 vacancies within Bodleian Libraries:

Title Closes Salary
Part-time Art and Architecture Cataloguing Specialist March 31, 2017, noon Grade 6: £27,629 – £32,958 p.a. (pro rata)
Web and Digital Communications Assistant (maternity cover) April 5, 2017, noon Grade 4: £21,220 - £24,565 p.a.
Digital Support Engineer April 7, 2017, noon Grade 7: £31,076 - £38,183 with a discretionary range to £41,709 p.a. A market pay supplement of up to £3,151 p.a. may also be payable and is subject to annual review.
Digitisation Assistant April 7, 2017, noon Grade 4: £21,220 - £24,565 p.a.
Term-Time Weekend Library Assistant April 7, 2017, noon Grade 3: £18,412 - £21,220 p.a. (pro rata)

Part-time Art and Architecture Cataloguing Specialist

Closes: March 31, 2017, noon; salary: Grade 6: £27,629 – £32,958 p.a. (pro rata)

The Bodleian Libraries at the University of Oxford is the largest university library system in the United Kingdom. One of the Bodleian Libraries, the Sackler Library is the principal research library for archaeology, history of art and architecture, and classics. It includes several departmental collections of the former Ashmolean Library, the Classics Lending Library, the Griffith Institute Library and the History of Art Department Library. Rare book and special collections holdings are noteworthy.


As the Art and Architecture Cataloguing Specialist, you will participate in a scoping exercise to determine the nature and extent of the Sackler Library’s art and architecture special collections materials that are under-represented in the online catalogue. Your role will involve planning a schedule of works, producing a future needs plan, managing the project on a day-to-day basis, and making independent decisions or referring to the Art and Architecture Librarian as needed.


As part of this exercise, you will create online catalogue records for, or make recommendations with regard to, a variety of uncatalogued and partially-catalogued items such as: archival materials; early rare books (published ca. 1450-1820); early sales and collection catalogues; important art/architecture portfolio volumes; and items from the livres d’artiste collection.


You will have a postgraduate qualification in librarianship and/or art/architecture history; experience of cataloguing art and/or architecture collections; and reading/working knowledge of one or more Western European languages. You will be a fully-trained OLIS cataloguer and have significant experience of online cataloguing using Aleph and MARC21 (Bibliographic, Authority and Holdings), RDA, LCSH, LCC and local OLIS standards, as well as DCRB or DCRM(B).


This is a fixed-term post for 2 years, working part-time, 7.5 hours per week (0.2 FTE), one full-day per week but not Fridays.


Owing to the nature of this post, the successful candidate may 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.


This post is part of a pilot scheme testing a new Supporting Evidence Form in place of the more usual ‘supporting statement’. You MUST submit a CV and a completed Supporting Evidence Form in order for your application to be processed. Please ensure that you carefully read the How to Apply section provided in the Job Description, which you can download below along with the required Supporting Evidence Form.


Only applications received online by 12.00 midday on Monday 20 March 2017 can be considered. Interviews are expected to take place on Wednesday 26 April 2017.

Web and Digital Communications Assistant (maternity cover)

Closes: April 5, 2017, noon; salary: Grade 4: £21,220 - £24,565 p.a.

THIS POST MAY ALSO BE OFFERED AS A SECONDMENT OPPORTUNITY.


The Bodleian Libraries are looking for a Web and Digital Communications Assistant who is passionate about digital and about engaging and communicating with our users, to bring our world-class collections and services to global audiences. Bodleian Communications is responsible for developing and implementing a comprehensive communications and PR strategy for the Bodleian Libraries. The department manages internal and external communications, all media relations, corporate and visual identity, marketing (including e-marketing) and social media.


You will be responsible for supporting the Bodleian’s Digital Communications team on a number of key projects as part of major developments on the Bodleian’s website and content management system (CMS). You will also assist the team in delivering numerous digital projects as part of the Bodleian’s exhibition programme and engagement activity. Content development and managing web content will be a key part of your role.


You will have experience working on or with digital projects and the ability to produce high quality work to tight deadlines. You will have excellent copywriting and proofreading skills and experience of editing and maintaining digital content on a CMS. Well-developed interpersonal skills are essential with the ability to foster strong relationships with a wide range of stakeholders.


Experience working in libraries and/or cultural heritage sector and/or Higher Education is desirable as is experience of web analytics packages and working in HTML and CSS.


Benefits include 38 days leave (including bank holidays and fixed closures), a generous pension scheme, 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.


Please discuss secondments with your line manager in the first instance, as you must have their agreement that you can be released for a secondment before you submit an application. For further information, please see: www.admin.ox.ac.uk/personnel/recruit/secondments/


This is a full-time, fixed-term (maternity cover) position for one year.


This post is part of a pilot scheme testing a new Supporting Evidence Form in place of the more usual ‘supporting statement’. You MUST submit a completed Supporting Evidence Form in order for your application to be processed. Covering letters, supporting statements and CVs will NOT form part of the selection process. Please ensure that you carefully read the How to Apply section provided in the Job Description, which you can download below along with the required Supporting Evidence Form.


Only applications received online by 12.00 midday (BST) on Wednesday 5 April 2017 can be considered. Interviews are expected to take place on Monday 24 April 2017.

Digital Support Engineer

Closes: April 7, 2017, noon; salary: Grade 7: £31,076 - £38,183 with a discretionary range to £41,709 p.a. A market pay supplement of up to £3,151 p.a. may also be payable and is subject to annual review.

Bodleian Digital Library Systems and Services (BDLSS) design, deliver and support solutions that are integral to the library operations across Oxford. Oxford’s libraries are amongst the most celebrated libraries in the world, with their incomparable collections of books and manuscripts, historic buildings, and, of course, the principal University library – the Bodleian Library – which has been a library of legal deposit for 400 years.


As a Digital Support Engineer you will be part of a well-established team who deliver the systems that underpin core library services in over 100 libraries. The team have a wealth and breadth of experience in both operations and the technical solutions that support them, the ongoing development and support of which will be the primary focus of this role.


In this role, you will assist with management and support for the Bodleian Libraries ILS and discovery platform, involving scripting, installation and day-to-day management of the services. You will also participate in planning and delivering projects to enhance these systems, take responsibility for allocated web-based projects, take ownership of end-user queries or issues and seek opportunities for new product developments or service delivery options.


This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a world class organisation, often collaborating with peer institutions across the globe, who are looking to discover and implement digital solutions that will both deliver operational efficiencies and enhance customer experience in today’s libraries and in the libraries of the future.


You will have a degree in a relevant subject or equivalent experience in an IT-related environment. You will also have demonstrable systems development experience using a variety of languages and databases, excellent problem-solving and analytical skills and good communication and inter-personal skills, particularly when analysing operational requirements and presenting suggested solutions. Experience of implementing, maintaining and customising 3rd Party solutions through the fostering of strong relationships with the vendors is also essential. Previous experience of taking a lead role in development projects is desirable.


This is a full-time, fixed-term post to 7 December 2018.


Owing to the nature of this post, the successful candidate 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.


This post is part of a pilot scheme testing a new Supporting Evidence Form in place of the more usual ‘supporting statement’. You MUST submit a completed Supporting Evidence Form in order for your application to be processed. Covering letters, supporting statements and CVs will NOT form part of the selection process. Please ensure that you carefully read the How to Apply section provided in the Job Description, which you can download below along with the required Supporting Evidence Form.


Only applications received online by 12.00 midday on Friday 7 April 2017 can be considered. Interviews are anticipated to take place in week commencing 24 April 2017.

Digitisation Assistant

Closes: April 7, 2017, noon; salary: Grade 4: £21,220 - £24,565 p.a.

THIS POST MAY ALSO BE OFFERED AS A SECONDMENT OPPORTUNITY.


The Bodleian Libraries seek a Digitisation Assistant to work within a team focused on the delivery of our digital collections and digital research projects, supporting academics, researchers and librarians across disciplines. The Bodleian Libraries provide a variety of cutting edge digital services, applications and infrastructure for students, researchers and staff of the University of Oxford, as well as digital content and services for public audiences. Recent projects have included the image platform Digital.Bodleian, large scale open access projects, research database development and IIIF software development.


As Digitisation Assistant you will work with a variety of digital materials in order to bring our world-class collections to global audiences, and will take responsibility for the ingest, metadata creation and online delivery of these materials. You will work with software developers, digital curators, Bodleian and college librarians, and project managers to help provide an efficient, reliable, varied and lively digitisation programme.


You will have experience of working with structured records such as cataloguing or metadata and an understanding of specific bibliographic and structural metadata formats (such as METS, DC, MODS, MARC21). You will be highly computer literate with advanced MS Excel skills and the ability to work with .csv files. You will have excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work well with a wide range of people and be able to manage your own time and work independently.


Benefits include 38 days leave (including bank holidays and fixed closures), a generous pension scheme, 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.


This is a full-time, fixed-term post for 1 year.


Owing to the nature of this post, the successful candidate 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.


This post is part of a pilot scheme testing a new Supporting Evidence Form in place of the more usual ‘supporting statement’. You MUST submit a completed Supporting Evidence Form in order for your application to be processed. Covering letters, supporting statements and CVs will NOT form part of the selection process. Please ensure that you carefully read the How to Apply section provided in the Job Description, which you can download below along with the required Supporting Evidence Form.


FOR SECONDMENTS: Please discuss secondments with your line manager in the first instance, as you must have their agreement that you can be released for a secondment before you submit an application.


Only applications received online before 12.00 midday on Friday 7 April 2017 can be considered. Interviews are expected to take place on Monday 24 April 2017.

Term-Time Weekend Library Assistant

Closes: April 7, 2017, noon; salary: Grade 3: £18,412 - £21,220 p.a. (pro rata)

THIS VACANCY IS FOR INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY


We are looking for a Library Assistant to work term-time weekends in the Radcliffe Science Library (Saturdays 10.00am - 4.00pm and Sundays 11.00am - 5.00pm, 0th - 8th week).


You will undertake a range of library duties including general assistance to readers, issuing books, answering readers’ enquiries and checking ILL requests.


You should have relevant library experience, a good general education, good communication skills, the ability to work accurately and co-operatively in a small team, computer literacy and be reliable and punctual. Knowledge of SOLO and ALEPH is also essential.


Closing date for applications is by 12.00 noon on Friday 7 April 2017.