Transforming lives through excellent education
London Met is an extraordinary institution. Equity and social inclusion have always been our driving principles, and it’s what makes the University so unique. Our organisation is distinctive, both in its eclectic and diverse community of students and staff, and also for its historical role in serving some of London’s most deprived boroughs. Everything we do is underpinned by our philosophy that an individual should have the opportunity to transform their life through the power of education.
Equipping our students with the tools for their future is at the heart of our academic offering. We pride ourselves on providing our students with access to a wealth of opportunities and professions. Our graduates benefit personally, but also contribute their unique perspectives to society, culture, public service and the economy in all areas of London, the UK and around the world.
Library Services and Special Collections
Library Services and Special Collections support the University’s learning, teaching, and research activities and provide access to educational and research resources, vibrant learning spaces and study facilities and specialist support in making the best use of information in all forms. With a friendly and professional online and face to face enquiry and information service and 24/7 access to online resources, Library Services is central to the student experience.
ABOUT THE POST
An excellent opportunity to gain wide-ranging experience of front-line library work in a professionally forward-looking, fast-moving environment that places all our users at the centre of its continuous improvement. The Library Services operational team are seeking to appoint a part-time Library Operations Assistant for 16 hours a week.
We are looking for someone with excellent interpersonal skills who has a genuine interest in helping and supporting others in a customer-focused environment. You will be comfortable using a variety of technologies and applications but happy to switch to routine and practical tasks within the library.
Highly organised and flexible in your approach, you will enjoy working collaboratively in a team and sharing knowledge with others.
During term time, you will be required to work three shifts (3pm – 7pm) between Monday and Friday as well as one shift at the weekend (12pm – 4pm). During university vacation periods, you would work four shifts (3pm – 7pm) between Monday and Friday.
The successful candidate will have previous demonstrable experience of working in a customer facing role and meet the criteria set out in the person specification. They will enjoy working with a diverse range of users and have excellent communication and relevant IT skills.
Hours of work and location may alter to reflect the changing needs of the service.
Interviews due to be held on in week commencing 21st August 2023.