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All vacancies within Bodleian Libraries

There are currently 8 vacancies within Bodleian Libraries:

Title Closes Salary
Part-time Out of Hours Premises Assistant (Variable Hours) June 21, 2018, noon Grade 2: £16,654 - £18,777 p.a. (pro rata)
Security Manager June 21, 2018, noon Grade 7: £31,604 - £38,833 p.a.
Senior Library Assistant - Cataloguing and Acquisitions June 22, 2018, noon Grade 4: £21,585 - £24,983 p.a.
Collections and Instructional Materials Assistant June 25, 2018, noon Grade 4: £21,585 – £24,983 p.a.
Part-time Assistant Duty Officer (Evenings and Weekends; 3 posts) June 25, 2018, noon Grade 4: £21,585 – £24,983 per annum (pro-rata). A 6% responsibility allowance will be payable for one year for additional Duty Officer duties – currently 11-20% of working hours. This allowance may increase, decrease or be removed
Collections and Instructional Materials Manager - Executive Education June 28, 2018, noon Grade 5: £24,983 - £29,799 p.a.
Part-time Security Team Member (5 posts) July 6, 2018, noon Grade 2: £16,654 - £18,777 p.a. (pro rata)
Head of Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences Libraries July 13, 2018, noon Grade 10: £53,961 - £62,219 p.a.

Part-time Out of Hours Premises Assistant (Variable Hours)

Closes: June 21, 2018, 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 literature, other than English. We are looking to recruit an out of hours part-time Premises Assistant to join our Premises Team.</p><br> <p>You will work primarily at the premises lodge to provide out-of-hours cover in order to maintain security of the building and its operations. Security duties will include opening and closing the building when required and providing general invigilation. Your role will also include support for events and you will work with the library team to provide break cover and assist with basic library tasks as required.</p><br> <p>You will have experience in dealing with the public and possess good communication skills. You will also be reliable, punctual and flexible as regards working hours, with the ability to work well independently and as part of a team. Previous experience in general security duties, maintenance and/or library work is desirable.</p><br> <p>This is a permanent, variable hours post covering evenings, Saturdays and some weekday mornings, for around 7 hours per week as required. Working times may include 1 - 2 evenings per week (4.15 - 7.15pm), Saturdays (9.45am - 4.15pm) or weekday mornings (8.30 - 11.30am).</p><br> <p>This role involves lifting and carrying parcels, boxes and equipment within the building, assisting with emergency evacuations and locking up.</p><br> <p>Owing to the nature of this post, the successful candidate will be required to undertake a basic DBS check. The possession of a criminal record 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. CV&#146;s will not be considered.</p><br> <p>Only applications received online by 12.00 midday on Thursday 21 June 2018 can be considered. Interviews are expected to take place during weeks commencing 25 June or 2 July 2018.</p> </div>

Security Manager

Closes: June 21, 2018, noon; salary: Grade 7: £31,604 - £38,833 p.a.

<div> <p></p><p>PLEASE NOTE THAT THE CLOSING DATE HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO MIDDAY ON THURSDAY 21 JUNE 2018.</p><br> <p>We are seeking an experienced Security Manager to work at the Bodleian Libraries with responsibility for Weston Library, Old Bodleian Library, Radcliffe Camera and Clarendon Building. These are some of the most iconic buildings in Oxford and this is wonderful opportunity to oversee their safety and security. You will carry out a full range of duties, including responsibility for a team of 35 security staff, intruder alarms, access control and CCTV, and will manage a budget of approximately &#163;700k. You will ensure that all fire and security activities are carried out in accordance with the University and Departmental policy and provide emergency front line response and rectification and participate in the out of hours call out procedure. You will also liaise with both the University Fire Office and University Safety Office to maintain all aspects of safety and current regulations of the University.</p><br> <p>You will have significant management experience of leading a large security team and managing fire safety in a complex organisation. You will also have thorough understanding of the Anti-terrorism and Security Act 2001 and relevant knowledge of the Health and Safety and environmental legislation. Knowledge of the Data protection Act 1998, Freedom of Information Act 2000 and CCTV codes of practice 2018 are also essential. A recognised fire safety qualification i.e. NEBOSH, Institute of Fire Engineers and experience of managing fire safety in a complex organisation are desirable.</p><br> <p>This is a permanent, full-time post.</p><br> <p>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.</p><br> <p>Due to the nature of this post, candidates will be required to undertake a criminal background check. The possession of a criminal record 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 midday on Thursday 21 June 2018 can be considered. Interviews are expected to take place in weeks commencing 25 June or 2 July 2018.</p> </div>

Senior Library Assistant - Cataloguing and Acquisitions

Closes: June 22, 2018, noon; salary: Grade 4: £21,585 - £24,983 p.a.

<div> <p></p><p>The Bodleian Law Library, in Manor Road, is one of the UK&#146;s leading law libraries. We are looking for a Library Assistant to catalogue and classify English-language materials and be involved in all aspects of the acquisitions process. This role also includes dealing with reader enquiries by phone, email, or in person at the main enquiry desk.</p><br> <p>The ability to work accurately and carefully while dealing with a high volume of work is essential. As a member of a small team, you will be reliable and flexible with a constructive approach. You will have excellent communication and IT skills, along with a commitment to providing a high level of service to library users.</p><br> <p>Previous experience of working in a library is essential, as well as some practical experience of cataloguing. Further training will be provided. The role involves lifting, carrying and shelving books.</p><br> <p>This is a permanent, full-time position, including an evening duty (currently Fridays, 5.00 - 7.00pm) and occasional Saturdays and Bank Holidays.</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 &#145;How to Apply&#146; section provided in the Job Description.</p><br> <p>Only applications received online before 12.00 midday on 22 June 2018 can be considered.</p> </div>

Collections and Instructional Materials Assistant

Closes: June 25, 2018, noon; salary: Grade 4: £21,585 – £24,983 p.a.

<div> <p></p><p>We are seeking an enthusiastic, highly motivated and customer-focussed individual for the position of Collections and Instructional Materials Assistant to undertake a broad spectrum of tasks associated with the acquisition of library stock, the provision of readings to support the School&#146;s teaching, and information support more generally.</p><br> <p>You will have excellent interpersonal skills, with an ability to work well independently and with minimum direct supervision. Most importantly you will enjoy the challenge of delivering a high quality of service by working to tight deadlines and applying a methodical approach to the completion of tasks that require close attention to accuracy and attention to detail.</p><br> <p>You will have a good standard of education, including GCSE (or equivalent) in English, with strong IT skills. You will also have strong bibliographic skills and a good appreciation of the importance of copyright within the context of higher education, preferably with previous experience within a library setting.</p><br> <p>This is a permanent, full-time post.</p><br> <p>Please ensure that you read the &#145;How to Apply&#146; section provided in the Job Description. You will be required to upload a supporting statement as part of your online application. Your supporting statement should consider each of the essential and desirable selection criteria, as listed in the job description, and explain how you meet each one. CVs will not form part of the selection process.</p><br> <p>The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on 25 June 2018. Interviews are expected to be held on Monday 16 July 2018.</p> </div>

Part-time Assistant Duty Officer (Evenings and Weekends; 3 posts)

Closes: June 25, 2018, noon; salary: Grade 4: £21,585 – £24,983 per annum (pro-rata). A 6% responsibility allowance will be payable for one year for additional Duty Officer duties – currently 11-20% of working hours. This allowance may increase, decrease or be removed

<div> <p></p><p>The Bodleian Library is looking to fill three newly created posts of Assistant Duty Officer covering on a rota basis evenings Monday &#150; Friday all year round and Saturdays and Sundays when the Library is open. These posts are based within the Reader Services Department which provides information services to a wide range of readers and enquirers in the iconic and high profile Old Bodleian Library and Radcliffe Camera.</p><br> <p>Your role will involve working at information points, providing a knowledgeable enquiry service and answering more complex queries referred on by Library Invigilators. You will help train and supervise Library Invigilators and mange small background projects such as barcoding reading room material. From time to time you will act as the Duty Officer in charge and will be responsible in this role for making sure that all service points are adequately staffed and manage the staff on duty. In liaison with other colleagues such as Security staff, you will respond to and manage any abnormal situations such as lift entrapment or the fire alarm sounding.</p><br> <p>You will have a good general education, demonstrably excellent interpersonal and communications skills, be able to prioritise tasks and make sound decisions. With experience in a library or similar environment, including experience of using library information systems and e-resources, you will also have excellent customer service skills. You will have experience of supervising a small team and a flexible approach to work.</p><br> <p>These are permanent part-time posts working 9.75 hours per week on average across the year (0.27FTE). Working hours are shared between the three post holders by a rota of 7 shifts per week in term (27 weeks) and 6 shifts per week during vacation. These shifts are:<br> <br>&#149; Monday &#150; Friday: 16.45 &#150; 22.15 in term (24 weeks), 16.45 &#150; 19.15 during vacation<br> <br>&#149; Saturdays: 9.45 &#150; 16.15<br> <br>&#149; Sundays: 10.45 &#150; 17.15 in term (27 weeks)</p><br> <p>This role includes lifting and carrying boxes of library materials, pushing trolleys, climbing ladders and kick-stools in order to access some of the library&#146;s bookshelves and to re-shelve materials. On occasion you may also be required to operate a manual evacuation chair in the event of power failure to lifts, be in overall charge of the building in the event of fire evacuation or any kind of emergency, and be &#145;banksperson&#146; for the book delivery ban into a busy quad. The post also involves regularly walking around the site, which involves a large number of stairs.</p><br> <p>Benefits include 38 days leave (including bank holidays and fixed closures), pro-rata for part-time appointments, 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 http://www.admin.ox.ac.uk/personnel/staffinfo/benefits/.</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 25 June 2018 can be considered. Interviews are expected to take place on Thursday 12 July 2018.</p> </div>

Collections and Instructional Materials Manager - Executive Education

Closes: June 28, 2018, noon; salary: Grade 5: £24,983 - £29,799 p.a.

<div> <p></p><p>We are seeking an enthusiastic, highly motivated and customer-focussed individual for the post of Collections and Instructional Materials Manager &#150; Executive Education to manage and deliver the broad spectrum of tasks associated with the preparation and delivery of course readings for executive education programmes, and with the provision of first-level information support to the community based at the School&#146;s Egrove campus.</p><br> <p>The postholder will have excellent interpersonal and team working skills, but with an ability to work equally well independently and with minimum direct supervision, while enjoying the challenge of working to tight deadlines by applying a methodical approach to the completion of tasks that require close attention to accuracy and attention to detail.</p><br> <p>Applicants should have a good standard of education, including GCSE (or equivalent) in English, strong bibliographic and word processing skills, and a solid understanding of copyright and plagiarism issues, along with a demonstrable appreciation of the importance of compliance with all regulations that apply to the use of copyrighted materials in an educational setting.</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 an informal talk about the post, contact Hal Kirkwood, email: <a rel="nofollow" href="mailto:hal.kirkwood@sbs.ox.ac.uk">hal.kirkwood@sbs.ox.ac.uk</a>; tel: 01865 288882. For questions about your application please use the email address below.</p><br> <p>Only applications received online before 12.00 midday on Thursday 28 June 2018 can be considered. Interview dates are to be confirmed.</p> </div>

Part-time Security Team Member (5 posts)

Closes: July 6, 2018, noon; salary: Grade 2: £16,654 - £18,777 p.a. (pro rata)

<div> <p></p><p>Opportunities to join the Bodleian Library Security Team have arisen, as we continue to expand our roles in the Weston Library, and also maintain our presence in the Old Library and Radcliffe Camera. We are seeking to appoint five 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. Your duties will include responding to emergency situations, setting and unsetting alarms and locking and unlocking buildings, 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 have 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>These roles also involve working evenings, weekends and Bank Holidays and spending significant time standing and walking and completing repetitive tasks.</p><br> <p>These roles are permanent and part-time, ranging from 18.25 hours per week (0.5 FTE) to 32 hours per week (0.88 FTE), working on a 3-week rota and including a 1 in 3 weekend attendance. Please see the Job Description for more information about the hours and working patterns that are available.</p><br> <p>Please indicate in your supporting statement which of the posts you would like to be considered for.</p><br> <p>Benefits include 38 days leave (including bank holidays and fixed closures), pro-rata for part-time appointments, 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 http://www.admin.ox.ac.uk/personnel/staffinfo/benefits/.</p><br> <p>Owing to the nature of this post, the successful candidate will be required to undertake a basic DBS check. The possession of a criminal record 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 be considered.</p><br> <p>Only applications received online by 12.00 midday on Friday 6 July 2018 can be considered. Interviews are expected to take place during week commencing 23 July 2018.</p> </div>

Head of Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences Libraries

Closes: July 13, 2018, noon; salary: Grade 10: £53,961 - £62,219 p.a.

<div> <p></p><p>Based in the Bodleian Libraries of the University of Oxford, you will work in close partnership with the University&#146;s world-leading Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences Division to deliver library provision tailored to their research, teaching and public engagement needs. You will lead a team of subject specialists, reader services and other staff, manage substantial budgets and liaise with researchers, students and administrators from the Division. Sitting on the Libraries&#146; leadership group, Round Table, you will set strategy for the Bodleian Libraries and deliver that strategy within the Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences Libraries. Particular areas of focus for the first few years will be understanding the data and open science requirements of researchers and re-engineering services to meet them and taking a leading role in the project to redevelop the University&#146;s biggest science library.</p><br> <p>Holding a good degree and a relevant postgraduate qualification, you will be knowledgeable about data science, scholarly communication and information needs in the sciences. You&#146;ll be able to manage effectively across library functions in a large devolved organization and have highly developed planning and decision-making skills. Demonstrating the ability to deliver user-focused services and motivate others to do the same, you&#146;ll be an experienced leader and manager, able to initiate and manage change.</p><br> <p>You will be required to upload a supporting statement of no more than 500 words as part of your online application, and a copy of your CV. 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.</p><br> <p>Only applications received online before 12.00 midday on 13 July 2018 can be considered. Interviews are expected to take place on 24 August 2018.</p> </div>