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Library Assistant


Job Code:

NCI 0685

Reporting to:

Deputy Librarian

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)
  • 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.
  • Booking of rooms for public and student use.
  • Photocopying of material, when necessary.
  • Assist Library Help Centre Officer with Library’s (Information Literacy & social media)
  • Any other tasks as assigned by the Librarian.

Key Attributes:

  • Previous experience within a library environment would be desirable.
  • Good customer service experience and skills
  • Good keyboard skills
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Working knowledge of windows environment
  • 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.

    Salary: €22,500 - €33,500 (Support Salary Band)
    Annual Leave: 24 days per annum
    Contract: Permanent full-time, includes Evening/Saturday work

Application Process: To apply, please e-mail your cover letter and CV, quoting reference number: NCI0685 to: recruitment@ncirl.ie by 5pm on Friday 12th August 2016.

Note: The functions and responsibilities assigned to the Library Assistant are based on the current stated role and objectives 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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