Collections Services Assistant

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Greenwich, ENGLAND
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 15 Feb 2024

Library Services - Greenwich Library

Location: Greenwich Campus
Salary: £26,444 to £29,605 plus £5269 London weighting per annum
Contract Type: Fixed Term - This is being advertised as a fixed term role until 31st December 2024 whilst the existing role holder is on secondment to another team.
Closing Date: Thursday 15 February 2024
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Reference: 4412

Our Information and Library Services Directorate delivers award winning IT services and support, library, academic and digital skills and learning enhancement to staff and students across the university. Our digital mission is to ensure everyone in our community is equipped to effectively use digital services, data and technology with confidence, efficiency and creativity in their learning, teaching, research and organisational support.

The role is based in the Collections Team at Stockwell Street Library and will support the acquisition and management of library resources in all formats, including books, journals, databases and other licensed materials. The successful candidate will have responsibility for maintaining up-to-date records on the ULMS including order information and bibliographic metadata as well as updating subscription and holdings information on our discovery knowledge base.

Applicants should possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, be able to successfully work with and influence senior stakeholders, be able to develop and maintain relationships with third party providers/suppliers, be accomplished problem solvers and have demonstrable experience of all the aforementioned activities.

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Nadine Edwards, the Collections Manager at  [email protected]

Should you have any recruitment related queries please contact the People Directorate Operations Team on [email protected]   

You don’t meet all the requirements?

Studies show that women and Black, Asian and minority ethnic people are less likely to apply for a job unless they meet every criteria. So, if you’re excited about this role but your experience doesn’t align perfectly with the job description, we’d love you to still apply. You might just be the person we’re looking for.

To find out more about our team, visit our Digital Recruitment  webpage.

Further details of the fantastic benefits and what we offer can be found here: Our benefits - what we offer | Jobs and careers | University of Greenwich  and information on the university’s working principles: Working Principles and Guidelines | Documents | University of Greenwich

To apply, please visit the University of Greenwich vacancies page and complete all details, including the supporting statements (please note attached CVs and personal statements will not be seen by the recruitment panel at the application stage). Current Vacancies - Jobs at Greenwich  

We are looking for people who can help us deliver our mission of transforming lives through inspired teaching and research, through our values.

We are committed to building a strong, diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve. We particularly encourage applications from [protected characteristic(s)], who are currently under-represented within the University of Greenwich at these levels/within these areas.

We do this through taking positive action such as encouraging applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, disabled and LGBT+ people. As part of our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, Time to Change Employer Pledge /Mentally Healthy Universities , we are committed to promoting and supporting the physical and mental health of all our staff, and removing barriers to improve inclusion. 

We encourage applicants to disclose experience of mental health problems so we can support them fully during our recruitment process and make any necessary reasonable adjustments. Any information disclosed will be kept confidential and separate from the job application form. 

We are making significant strides to understand and continuously improve our employees’ experience and we are committed to implementing progressive diversity talent management.

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