Senior Library Assistant

Updated: 3 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 10 Dec 2023

We are seeking a committed, proactive person to support the work of the Library in the critical area of Collections and Content. Based in Special Collections and Archives, the post holder will work closely with staff in their department, and other departments of the Library. As an integral member of a small team, s/he will, after a period of initial training, have a varied role in the daily running of the respective library services to readers and visitors. This will include: the care and preservation of older books and manuscripts, their documentation, and their presentation to the public and other related activities including supporting teaching and learning initiatives in the area of Special Collections as well as providing assistance in the presentation of exhibitions.  

The appointee will be expected to operate with minimal supervision and have the skills and knowledge to plan, manage and track their work to ensure that deadlines are met. They must be able to communicate effectively with people at all levels, and be able to keep clear, consistent and accurate records of all activities undertaken.   

Senior Library Assistant (2023) salary Scale:                                €41,756 – €51,173p.a. (7 points)

Appointments will be made in accordance with public sector pay provisions.

Closing Date:

23:30hrs (local Irish time) on Sunday, 10th December 2023

Applications must be submitted by the closing date and time specified above. Any applications which are still in progress at the closing time on the specified closing date will be cancelled automatically by the system.

Late applications will not be accepted.

Maynooth University is an equal opportunities employer

The position is subject to the Statutes of the University

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