Senior Library Assistant, Scholarly Communication

University of Oxford

Would you like the opportunity to contribute to the scholarly communication activities of Bodleian Libraries whilst also working within the technical and front-line services at one of Oxford’s busiest lending libraries?

You will be an adaptable individual, keen to assist colleagues and researchers with a wide range of evolving activities such as Open Access publishing and using the University of Oxford Research Archive. Alongside these responsibilities you will provide acquisitions and front-line support at the Bodleian Social Science Library. You will have strong IT skills, a genuine appreciation of the academic research process and a commitment to providing excellent customer service.

This is a permanent, full-time post, working 36.5 hours per week.

What We Offer

As an employer, we genuinely care about our employees’ wellbeing and this is reflected in the range of benefits that we offer including:

  • An excellent contributory pension scheme
  • 38 days annual leave
  • A comprehensive range of childcare services
  • Cycle loan scheme
  • Discounted bus travel and Season Ticket travel loans.

Our staff and students come from all over the world, and we proudly promote a friendly and inclusive culture. Diversity is positively encouraged, through diverse groups and champions, as well as a number of family-friendly policies, such as the right to apply for flexible working and support for staff returning from periods of extended absence, for example shared parental leave.

You will be required to upload your CV and a supporting statement (or a supporting evidence form using the template provided) as part of your online application. Your supporting statement should list each of the essential and desirable selection criteria, as listed in the job description, and explain how you meet each one.

Only applications received online before 12:00 midday (GMT/BST) on Monday 9 October 2023 can be considered. Interviews are expected to take place on Tuesday 7 November 2023.

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