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All vacancies within Bodleian Libraries

There are currently 9 vacancies within Bodleian Libraries:

Title Closes Salary
Deputy Shop Manager June 26, 2017, noon Grade 3: £18,412- £21,220 p.a.
Reader Services Librarian (KB Chen China Centre Library) June 26, 2017, noon Grade 6: £27,629 – £32,958 p.a.
Part-time Library Assistant (maternity cover) June 28, 2017, noon Grade 3: £18,412 - £21,220 p.a. (pro rata)
Part-time Retail Assistant June 28, 2017, noon Grade 1: £16,039 p.a. (pro rata)
Library Assistant June 29, 2017, noon Grade 3: £18,412 - £21,220 p.a.
Part-time Library Assistant June 30, 2017, noon Grade 3: £18,412 - £21,220 p.a. (pro rata)
Part-time Press and Communications Manager (maternity cover) July 3, 2017, noon Grade 7: £31,076 - £38,183 p.a. (pro rata)
Project Archivist (Newly Qualified; 2 Posts) July 5, 2017, noon Grade 6: £27,629 - £32,958 p.a.
Bodleian Business Librarian July 7, 2017, noon Competitive Salary

Deputy Shop Manager

Closes: June 26, 2017, noon; salary: Grade 3: £18,412- £21,220 p.a.

<div> <p></p><p>The Retail Operations department is responsible for generating income and profit for the Bodleian Libraries, through on-site sales in our two shops and online at bodleianshop.co.uk.</p><br> <p>We are looking for an enthusiastic Deputy Shop Manager with experience of collaborative working to join our small retail team. You will contribute to the ongoing success of the department with your excellent customer service and selling skills. You will provide support to the Shop Manager in all day-to-day operational tasks including supervision and rostering of the shop floor team, customer service, opening and closing the shop, till reconciliation, processing transactions, stock replenishment and routine house-keeping. You will have previously worked in a shop floor sales role, and you will have experience of cash handling, till operation and using a stock management system. You will have excellent communication skills and attention to detail, and you will be confident in the use of MS Office, in particular Outlook and Excel. Previous experience in a supervisory role is desirable.</p><br> <p>Some lifting, carrying and moving of stock is required, as part of receipting deliveries and replenishing stock levels. Please note our working environment includes confined spaces and a basement-level stockroom.</p><br> <p>This role is full-time on a permanent contract, working on a 2-week rota that includes alternate weekends. For more details please refer to the Job Description.</p><br> <p>Owing 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>This post is part of a pilot scheme testing a new Supporting Evidence form in place of a more usual &#8216;supporting statement&#8217;. 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. CVs will not form part of the selection process.</p><br> <p>The closing date for applications is 12.00 midday on Monday 26 June 2017. Interviews are expected to be held on Thursday 6 July 2017.</p> </div>

Reader Services Librarian (KB Chen China Centre Library)

Closes: June 26, 2017, noon; salary: Grade 6: £27,629 – £32,958 p.a.

<div> <p></p><p>The Bodleian Libraries&#8217; Chinese collection is one of the most important research collections in Europe. We are looking to recruit a Reader Services Librarian to be responsible for effective delivery of high-quality reader services at the KB Chen China Centre Library and occasionally for the Bodleian Japanese Library. You will maintain and develop a strong reader-centred ethos and a flexible, team-based approach to meeting differing readers&#8217; needs. As part of the East Asia subsection you will also provide clerical and administrative support to the subject work of the subject librarians of the subsection.</p><br> <p>If you are looking for an opportunity to work in a dynamic library environment or to develop your skills in a new area &#8211; this could be the role for you.</p><br> <p>You will have a degree in library/information science, or a relevant academic discipline such as Chinese Studies, and excellent knowledge of written and spoken Chinese (traditional and simplified characters). You will have good IT/digital skills, experience of managing staff effectively and the ability to work co-operatively with colleagues in a small team environment. Excellent communication, customer service skills and front line customer service experience (preferably from working in an academic library environment) are essential. You will also be able to demonstrate skills in retrieving and evaluating information using a variety of sources both printed and electronic.</p><br> <p>This is a permanent, full time position and includes some evening, weekend and lone working.</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 (BST) on Monday 26 June 2017 can be considered. Interviews are expected to take place on Monday 10 July 2017.</p> </div>

Part-time Library Assistant (maternity cover)

Closes: June 28, 2017, noon; salary: Grade 3: £18,412 - £21,220 p.a. (pro rata)

<div> <p></p><p>THIS VACANCY IS FOR INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY AND MAY ALSO BE OFFERED AS A SECONDMENT OPPORTUNITY</p><br> <p>We are looking for a Library Assistant to fill this part-time maternity cover post in Library Services and Collections until 5 April 2018. Could possibly be a secondment. You will mainly work on collections management projects including barcoding, deduplication, weeding and book moving. You will also participate in reader services desk duties.</p><br> <p>You will also undertake a range of library duties including general assistance to readers, issuing books, answering readers&#8217; enquiries, shelving duties and book replacing. The hours will be 30 per week to be worked between 8.45am and 5.30pm over 4 days and 1 evening duty per week (until 7.00pm or 10.00pm).</p><br> <p>You should have relevant library experience, have a good general education, excellent communication skills, be computer literate with the ability to work accurately and co-operatively both in a small team and independently, and be flexible, reliable and punctual. Familiarity with SOLO and ALEPH is desirable.</p><br> <p>As part of your application you will be required to upload a supporting statement, which should explain how you meet the selection criteria from the post, and also a CV. Please note we do not accept CVs only as applications</p><br> <p>The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Wednesday 28 June 2017.</p> </div>

Part-time Retail Assistant

Closes: June 28, 2017, noon; salary: Grade 1: £16,039 p.a. (pro rata)

<div> <p></p><p>The Retail Operations department is responsible for generating income and profit for the Bodleian Libraries, through on-site sales in our two shops &#8211; the Old Schools Quad Shop and the Weston Library Shop &#8211; and online at www.bodleianshop.co.uk.</p><br> <p>We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with experience of collaborative working to join our small retail team and work in a new pop-up shop on Broad Street, during the Jane Austin exhibition. You will contribute to the ongoing success of the department with your excellent customer service and selling skills. You will provide support in all day-to-day operational tasks including customer service, processing transactions, stock replenishment and routine house-keeping, and you will have demonstrable experience of cash handling, till operation and using your selling skills in a retail environment.</p><br> <p>Please note our working environment includes confined spaces and a basement-level stockroom.</p><br> <p>This role is part-time, fixed-term for 5 months, working 26 hours per week (0.71 FTE) as follows:</p><br> <p>Tuesday and Thursday: 11.00am - 3.00pm<br> <br>Friday: 11.00am - 4.00pm<br> <br>Saturday: 9.45am - 5.15pm<br> <br>Sunday: 10.45am - 5.15pm</p><br> <p>You are required to submit a supporting evidence form as part of your online application. This post is part of a pilot scheme testing a new Supporting Evidence form in place of the more usual &#8216;supporting statement&#8217;. 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. CVs will not form part of the selection process or be accepted as a substitute for a supporting evidence form.</p><br> <p>Only applications received online before 12.00 midday on Wednesday 28 June 2017 can be considered. Interviews are expected to take place on Friday 7 July 2017.</p> </div>

Library Assistant

Closes: June 29, 2017, noon; salary: Grade 3: £18,412 - £21,220 p.a.

<div> <p></p><p>THIS VACANCY IS FOR INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY AND MAY BE OFFERED AS A SECONDMENT OPPORTUNITY</p><br> <p>We are looking for a full-time Library Assistant to fill this fixed-term post in Library Services and Collections. You will undertake a range of library duties including general assistance to readers, issuing books, answering readers&#8217; enquiries, shelving duties and book replacing. You will also work on collections management projects including barcoding, deduplication, weeding and book moving.</p><br> <p>The hours will be 36.5 per week to be worked between 8.45am and 5.30pm Monday to Friday and one evening duty per week (until 7.00pm or 10.00pm).</p><br> <p>You should have relevant library experience, a good general education, excellent communication skills, be computer literate with the ability to work accurately and co-operatively both in a small team and independently, and be flexible, reliable and punctual. Familiarity with SOLO and ALEPH is desirable.</p><br> <p>As part of your application you will be required to upload a supporting statement, which should explain how you meet the selection criteria from the post, and also a CV. Please note we do not accept CV&#8217;s only as applications.</p><br> <p>The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Thursday 29 June 2017.</p> </div>

Part-time Library Assistant

Closes: June 30, 2017, noon; salary: Grade 3: £18,412 - £21,220 p.a. (pro rata)

<div> <p></p><p>The Bodleian Libraries are seeking a part-time Library Assistant to work primarily in the historic and iconic Radcliffe Camera, which houses the History Faculty Library and other Humanities collections.</p><br> <p>Your role will involve a variety of tasks including staffing service points, answering reader queries, receiving material from the book storage facility for use in the Library, issuing books for borrowing and shelving and supervising library assistants as required. You will also provide continuity between day time and evening/weekend teams and help support the out-of-hours staff. This role requires accessing and handling books and other library materials of various sizes and weights in a safe and efficient manner, using ladders and trolleys and loading items into and out of boxes.</p><br> <p>You will be educated to GCSE level or have equivalent skills and experience. With a strong customer focus, you will be able to communicate effectively and courteously with readers, colleagues and the public. You will also have good IT skills, including email, internet and Microsoft Office packages, and will be able to perform tasks with care and accuracy. Previous experience of working in a library or customer-facing environment is essential.</p><br> <p>This is a permanent, part-time role working 16.5 hours per week on average (0.45 FTE). Your working hours will include: Sundays during term-time; at least one evening duty per week until 7.00pm in vacation; at least one evening duty until 10.00pm per week in term-time.</p><br> <p>The remaining hours will be worked on Mondays and Tuesdays and will vary according to term-time and vacation.</p><br> <p>You are required to submit a supporting evidence form as part of your online application. This post is part of a pilot scheme testing a new Supporting Evidence form in place of the more usual &#8216;supporting statement&#8217;. 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. CVs will not form part of the selection process or be accepted as a substitute for a Supporting Evidence Form.</p><br> <p>Only applications received online before 12.00 midday on Friday 30 June 2017 can be considered. Interviews are expected to take place on Wednesday 19 July 2017.</p> </div>

Part-time Press and Communications Manager (maternity cover)

Closes: July 3, 2017, noon; salary: Grade 7: £31,076 - £38,183 p.a. (pro rata)

<div> <p></p><p>PLEASE NOTE THE CLOSING DATE FOR THIS ADVERT HAS BEEN EXTENDED UNTIL MONDAY 3 JULY 2017.</p><br> <p>The Bodleian Libraries at the University of Oxford is the largest university library system in the United Kingdom and its combined library collections number more than 11 million printed items, in addition to 50,000 e-journals and vast quantities of materials in other formats. The Communications Department is responsible for developing and implementing a comprehensive communications and PR strategy for the Bodleian Libraries.</p><br> <p>We are looking for a dynamic, experienced part-time Press and Communications Manager to join our Communications team at an exciting and busy time. You will be responsible for planning and executing successful media campaigns for the Libraries and generating positive media coverage, both nationally and internationally, for the Bodleian and its activities, including projects, acquisitions, research and public programmes including exhibitions. You will also take the lead in handling media queries and media monitoring, liaise with the Bodleian&#8217;s PR agency and providing communications advice to staff. The role presents an opportunity to work with world-class collections at a renowned institution and to continue a track record of excellence (media coverage has increased by 40% in the last year alone).</p><br> <p>You will be educated to a degree level, preferably in the area of communications, or have equivalent skills and experience. You will also have significant experience of working with the media, preferably in the higher education, arts/cultural, libraries or museum sectors, including considerable evidence of working on numerous high profile national and international media campaigns and leading campaigns.</p><br> <p>This is an external facing role, and also requires excellent communication, research and networking skills. Experience in media relations and leading media campaigns is essential. An interest in libraries and collections is desirable but not essential.</p><br> <p>This is a fixed-term (maternity cover) post, anticipated to be until 24 August 2018, working part-time for 27.5 hours per week (0.73FTE).</p><br> <p>Benefits include 38 days leave (including bank holidays and fixed closures) &#8211; pro-rated for part time employees, 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.</p><br> <p>This post is part of a pilot scheme testing a new Supporting Evidence Form in place of the more usual &#8216;supporting statement&#8217;. 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.</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>Only applications received online before 12 noon on Monday 3 July 2017 can be considered. Interviews are expected to take place Wednesday 19 July 2017.</p> </div>

Project Archivist (Newly Qualified; 2 Posts)

Closes: July 5, 2017, noon; salary: Grade 6: £27,629 - £32,958 p.a.

<div> <p></p><p>Are you currently completing your archives postgraduate qualification, or perhaps you have recently qualified? These Project Archivist posts, supported by a grant from the Carnegie Corporation, are designed to help early-career archivists like you to develop a strong portfolio of skills and experience to launch a career in contemporary archives. Based at the recently refurbished Weston Library, you will contribute to high priority projects relating to modern archives, focusing particularly on original cataloguing, metadata management and digital archives (including web archives). You will undertake metadata work to enable the online publication of our legacy finding aids; participate in efforts to reduce a large cataloguing backlog through a MPLP approach to original cataloguing; and scope and perform the capture of digital and AV material into preservation storage.</p><br> <p>With an appropriate first degree and a professionally recognised postgraduate qualification in archives management, you will be conversant with standards and professional issues relevant to 20th and 21st century archives, and possess strong analytical skills. You will demonstrate a flair for work with metadata and other forms of structured data. You will be a strong communicator, highly organised, and show good judgment in the planning and execution of cataloguing and scoping projects. You will enjoy working with a wide variety of subject matter, and developing solutions to the challenges you encounter.</p><br> <p>For more about the work of the Modern Archives &amp; Manuscripts team in which you&#8217;ll be based, see http://blogs.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/archivesandmanuscripts/category/period/modern<br> <br>These are full-time, fixed-term positions for 20 months.</p><br> <p>Due to the nature of these posts, the successful 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>This post is part of a pilot scheme testing a new Supporting Evidence Form in place of the more usual &#8216;supporting statement&#8217;. 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.</p><br> <p>Only applications received before 12.00 midday (BST) on Wednesday 5 July 2017 can be considered. Interviews are expected to take place on Thursday 20 and Friday 21 July 2017.</p> </div>

Bodleian Business Librarian

Closes: July 7, 2017, noon; salary: Competitive Salary

<div> <p></p><p>We are seeking a qualified and experienced Business Librarian to lead and manage information services in the fields of business, management and finance at the highest level. The Bodleian Business Librarian is a key member of the Sa&#239;d Business School and the Bodleian Libraries, and works to ensure that the Sainsbury Library is widely regarded as a leading library among top and emergent business schools. The Librarian is responsible for the provision of online and print resources, the development of innovative, user-focused services and the management of library staff and reading room facilities.</p><br> <p>Candidates should have a good undergraduate degree and a higher degree in librarianship or information science, along with a strong understanding of information and data resources for research, as well as knowledge of copyright and licensing issues for delivering online content for taught-course programmes. The successful candidate will also be experienced in building highly-effective working relationships and will have the knowledge and credibility required to advise the School Dean and senior colleagues on the development of leading-edge information services.</p><br> <p>The current incumbent is retiring after 9 years in the role during which time the Library has made significant advancements in expanding access to research resources; the online dissemination of the School&#8217;s research outputs; new approaches to instructional support; and a number of improvements to the library study environments. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to build upon this work and develop new services to meet current challenges and emerging needs. If you are excited by this opportunity and have the relevant experience, we would love to hear from you.</p><br> <p>This post is part of a pilot scheme testing a new Supporting Evidence Form in place of the more usual &#8216;supporting statement&#8217;. Please ensure that you carefully read the &#8216;How to Apply&#8217; section provided in the Job Description, which you can download below along with the required Supporting Evidence form. CVs will not form part of the selection process.</p><br> <p>For an informal discussion about the role please contact the Head of the Bodleian Social Sciences Libraries, Louise Clarke (tel: 01865 278709; email: <a rel="nofollow" href="mailto:louise.clarke@bodleian.ox.ac.uk">louise.clarke@bodleian.ox.ac.uk</a>). For enquiries on the application process please contact: <a rel="nofollow" href="mailto:ssl-recruit@bodleian.ox.ac.uk">ssl-recruit@bodleian.ox.ac.uk</a>.</p><br> <p>This post requires Disclosure Scotland and financial background checks.</p><br> <p>Only applications received online before 12.00 midday on Friday 7 July 2017 can be considered. Interviews are expected to take place on Monday 24 July 2017.</p> </div>