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Position: Library Assistant may include Friday/Saturday Work

Reporting to: Deputy Librarian

Job Code: NCI 0791

Purpose of Position: To assist with the library/administrative duties within the Norma Smurfit Library

Key Responsibilities:

·         Attending to issue/reader services desk for designated periods

·         Dealing with serials module of library catalogue (Alto)

·         Assisting with ordering and receiving new library stock

·         Shelving and tidying of library stock.

·         Generating and sending of library notices.

·         Assisting with reader enquiries.

·         Assisting with Library Databases

·         Assisting with the use of electronic resources.

·         Photocopying of material, when necessary.

·         Any other tasks as assigned by the Deputy Librarian or Librarian

Key Attributes:

·         Previous experience within a library environment would be desirable but not essential

·         Good customer service experience and skills

·         Good keyboard skills with working knowledge of windows environment

·         Good communication and interpersonal skills.

·         Ability to work as part of a small team.

·         An interest in electronic media is essential.

·         Working knowledge of the internet and online databases would be advantageous.

·         Positive approach to continued training.


Contract:       Fixed term Contract until 31st May 2019

Hours:            Part-time, includes evening/Saturday work 15-20 hours per week

Salary            Support Band €22,840 - €34,005

Application Process: To apply, please e-mail your cover letter and CV, quoting reference number: NCI0749 and title of position to: recruitment-dohanlon@ncirl.ie by 5pm on Friday 2nd November 2018

The successful candidates will be subject to Garda vetting and must not hold any convictions under the Sex Offenders Act 2001.

Note: The functions and responsibilities assigned to the Library Assistant, are based on the current stated role and objective of the College. These functions and responsibilities may alter in line with any change in the role and objectives of the NCI.

National College of Ireland is an equal opportunities employer.


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