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All vacancies within Bodleian Libraries

There are currently 7 vacancies within Bodleian Libraries:

Title Closes Salary
Part-time Library Assistant Feb. 26, 2018, noon Grade 2: £16,654 - £18,777 p.a. (pro rata)
Part-time Library Assistant Feb. 26, 2018, noon Grade 2: £16,654 - £18,777 p.a. (pro rata)
Part-time Staff Development Administrator Feb. 26, 2018, noon Grade 4: £21,585 - £24,983 p.a. (pro rata)
Weekend Library Invigilator (variable hours; 2 posts) Feb. 26, 2018, noon Grade 1: £16,341 p.a. (pro rata)
Software Engineer (Oxford Research Archive Data Services) March 1, 2018, noon Grade 7: £31,604 – £38,833 with a discretionary range to £42,418 p.a. A market pay supplement of up to £3,151 per annum may also be payable and is subject to annual review.
Part-time Senior Library Assistant (maternity cover) March 2, 2018, noon Grade 4: £21,585 - £24,983 p.a
Part-time Security Team Member (3 posts) March 9, 2018, noon Grade 2: £16,654 - £18,777 p.a. (pro rata)

Part-time Library Assistant

Closes: Feb. 26, 2018, 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 11.00am &#8211; 2.00pm Saturday year-round.</p><br> <p>You will be responsible for staffing this friendly departmental library. Duties include: opening 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. Please ensure that you carefully read the &#8216;How to Apply&#8217; section provided in the Job Description.</p><br> <p>For enquiries on the application process please use the email address below.</p><br> <p>Only applications received online before 12.00 midday on Monday 26 February 2018 can be considered. Interviews will take place on Monday 9 April 2018.</p> </div>

Part-time Library Assistant

Closes: Feb. 26, 2018, 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 11.00am &#8211; 2.00pm on Sundays, during Hilary and Trinity terms (c.20 weeks per year).</p><br> <p>You will be responsible for staffing this friendly departmental library. Duties include: opening 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. Please ensure that you carefully read the &#8216;How to Apply&#8217; section provided in the Job Description.</p><br> <p>For enquiries on the application process please use the email address below.</p><br> <p>Only applications received online before 12.00 midday on Monday 26 February 2018 can be considered. Interviews will take place on Monday 9 April 2018.</p> </div>

Part-time Staff Development Administrator

Closes: Feb. 26, 2018, noon; salary: Grade 4: £21,585 - £24,983 p.a. (pro rata)

<div> <p></p><p>The Bodleian Libraries are seeking a proactive team player to join the Staff Development team as a part-time Administrator.</p><br> <p>Staff Development is responsible for providing a comprehensive range of learning and development activities that support the development of all staff enabling them to be successful in their roles. Working as a part of a small busy team that delivers over 250 courses annually, your role will be integral to the successful delivery of the range of services currently provided by the Staff Development team.</p><br> <p>You will organise, manage and prioritise a challenging workload and coordinate allocated training programmes with minimal supervision. Your duties will include: liaising with trainers and delegates, managing bookings, adverts and post course evaluations, booking rooms, equipment and catering and issuing joining instructions. Other duties will include finance work, updating the intranet and staff library work.</p><br> <p>You will have proven experience in a training/events administration role or similar and be familiar with the key processes involved in administering courses and largescale events. As an experienced team player you will have the ability to work within a multi-skilled team and communicate with a diverse customer base. You will have good interpersonal skills, be highly organised, self-motivated, detail-orientated and possess the ability to work on a variety of projects. You will take a proactive approach to work and your personal development, have a willingness to learn, and be committed to finding new and improved ways of doing things.</p><br> <p>This role requires some manual handling &#8211; setting up training rooms &#8211; and also occasional food handling for courses or events.</p><br> <p>This is a permanent, part-time post working 20 hours per week (0.55 FTE). Your working pattern will include Mondays and also ideally Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays &#8211; although there is some flexibility. Your start time will be between 8.30 and 9.00am.</p><br> <p>Owing to the nature of this post, the successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Services 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 by 12.00 midday on Monday 26 February 2018 can be considered. Interviews are expected to take place during week commencing 5 or 12 March 2018.</p> </div>

Weekend Library Invigilator (variable hours; 2 posts)

Closes: Feb. 26, 2018, noon; salary: Grade 1: £16,341 p.a. (pro rata)

<div> <p></p><p>The Vere Harmsworth Library, part of the Bodleian Libraries, is located in the Rothermere American Institute and is the University&#8217;s principal research library for the history and politics of the United States. We are seeking to recruit two Weekend Library Invigilators, to join a team of four, providing cover on a rota basis for our Weekend Library Assistant&#8217;s lunch break (30 minutes).</p><br> <p>Your role will include staffing the enquiry desk and responding to reader enquiries. You will have the ability to communicate effectively and courteously with readers and visitors, and have basic IT skills to learn our library system and troubleshoot basic problems with our PCs and equipment. Sufficient training will be provided. Familiarity with the library and collections and familiarity with SOLO and other Oxford library resources is desirable.</p><br> <p>These roles will involve lone working in the library, and may also involve helping with fire evacuation or reporting to emergencies.</p><br> <p>These are one academic year fixed-term, variable hours posts, and anticipated to be 4 - 5 Saturdays or Sundays per term.</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 12.00 midday on Monday 26 February 2018 can be considered. Interviews are expected to take place on Friday 9 March 2018.</p> </div>

Software Engineer (Oxford Research Archive Data Services)

Closes: March 1, 2018, noon; salary: Grade 7: £31,604 – £38,833 with a discretionary range to £42,418 p.a. A market pay supplement of up to £3,151 per annum may also be payable and is subject to annual review.

<div> <p></p><p>We are looking for a software engineer to join our established project to redevelop and enhance the Oxford University Research Archive (ORA). ORA supports the deposit, discovery and delivery of the University&#8217;s research outputs offering a permanent and secure online archive for research publications, theses and research data. ORA is an established service holding the records of over 200,000 research articles and supporting over 1 million visits per annum from around the globe. The ORA service is of significant strategic importance to the University and offers the successful candidate a varied and interesting role in a rapidly changing environment.</p><br> <p>ORA is built using open source software and is currently undergoing a major redevelopment. The software used includes Samvera, Fedora and Blacklight, and the role offers you the opportunity to actively contribute to these open source communities and to help shape the future direction of solution development.</p><br> <p>You will be joining an established development team and working with the project manager, technical team lead and subject specialists will be responsible for the design and development of application code to deliver the required service features. You will also be responsible for packaging your code, writing support documentation, release via open source repositories and transitioning software into production.</p><br> <p>With an undergraduate degree in an IT related subject, or equivalent professional training and experience, you will also have demonstrable experience of application development using an object-orientated programming language. Experience in requirements analysis, software solution design, and proven documentation skills are essential. You will be user-focused and have strong interpersonal communication and problem-solving skills. A proven track record of working within an open source community is desirable.</p><br> <p>This is a full-time, fixed-term post for 2 years.</p><br> <p>Owing to the nature of this post, candidates will be required to undertake a criminal background 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 your CV and 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 alone will not be considered as a substitute for a supporting statement.</p><br> <p>Only applications received online before 12.00 midday on Thursday 1 March 2018 can be considered. Interviews are expected to take place week commencing 12 March 2018.</p> </div>

Part-time Senior Library Assistant (maternity cover)

Closes: March 2, 2018, noon; salary: Grade 4: £21,585 - £24,983 p.a

<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 seeking to appoint an approachable and dynamic individual to the role of Senior Library Assistant. You will have a flexible approach to work and will be able to manage and prioritise a varied workload whilst upholding the Education Library&#8217;s strong commitment to providing outstanding customer service.</p><br> <p>This post is an ideal opportunity to gain a wide range of experience and training. You will have financial, technical and reader facing duties, including some staff supervisory duties, and will assist with information literacy teaching as required.</p><br> <p>To be considered for this role you will have experience of working in a library and a demonstrable interest in working with students researching in the field of education. Experience of Aleph and Oracle would also be ideal.</p><br> <p>This post is part-time (0.5 FTE) and the core working hours are likely to be: Tuesday/Wednesday 11.00am - 5.30pm and Thursday 10.45am - 5.30pm.</p><br> <p>Please get your manager&#8217;s agreement before applying if you are interested in a secondment. For more information please go to <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.admin.ox.ac.uk/personnel/recruit/secondments/">1</a></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. Please ensure that you carefully read the &#8216;How to Apply&#8217; section provided in the Job Description</p><br> <p>Only applications received online before 12.00 midday on Friday 2 March 2018 can be considered.</p> </div>

Part-time Security Team Member (3 posts)

Closes: March 9, 2018, noon; salary: Grade 2: £16,654 - £18,777 p.a. (pro rata)

<div> <p></p><p>The Bodleian Libraries are seeking to appoint three Team Members to join our Security section. Our team is essential to the care and security of our historic buildings and collections and plays an important part in ensuring the smooth running of our daily operation.</p><br> <p>Your daily duties will vary considerably, providing our customers, both Library and Commercial, with a safe and welcoming environment conducive to their particular needs. Duties will include responding to emergency situations, setting and unsetting alarms and locking and unlocking doors, conducting routine searches of bags and lockers, and patrolling the site.</p><br> <p>You will be able to demonstrate the ability to maintain composure and authority in all circumstances, have the ability to interact with people at all levels in the organisation and beyond and work well as part of a team. You will also be observant with an eye for detail and be able to demonstrate a good standard of written and spoken English. An industry recognised security qualification and/or training and experience of security duties and a first aid qualification would be desirable.</p><br> <p>This role involves being responsible in emergency situations, including security and fire evacuations.</p><br> <p>This role includes working evenings, weekends and Bank Holidays and spending significant time standing and walking and completing repetitive tasks.</p><br> <p>These are permanent part-time roles and include a weekend attendance of 1 in 3. Working patterns are expected to be over a three weekly rota and the hours of each post are as follows:</p><br> <p>Post 1: 18.25 hours per week on average, to be worked Monday to Friday 4.15 - 7.30pm and one Saturday every three weeks (6.25 hour shift).</p><br> <p>Post 2: 19.5 hours per week on average, to be worked Monday to Thursday 10.00am - 1.30pm, Friday 3.45 -7.15pm and one Saturday every three weeks (6 hour shift).</p><br> <p>Post 3: 32 hours per week on average, to be worked Monday 11.15am - 7.15pm, Wednesday - Thursday, 8.45am - 4.45pm, Friday 12.30 - 8.30pm and one weekend every three weeks (6.25 hour shift on Saturday and 6 hour shift on Sunday).</p><br> <p>Please indicate in your supporting statement which of the posts you would like to be considered for.</p><br> <p>Owing to the nature of this post, the successful candidate will be required to undertake a basic DBS 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 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 by 12.00 midday on Friday 9 March 2018 can be considered. Interviews are expected to take place during week commencing 26 March 2018.</p> </div>