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We're looking to recruit two part-time Library Shelvers (temp - 6 months)

We're looking to recruit two part-time Library Shelvers (temp - 6 months)

Senate House Library is looking to recruit two part-time temporary Library Shelvers (6 month fixed term roles, 15 hours per week) to start in December.

The role


The post holders will shelve and tidy in assigned areas as required, answer basic enquiries from Library users (such as directing users to stock or around the Library), assist in moving loaded trolleys to the appropriate areas and participate in certain aspects of ongoing collection management activities.


The successful candidates will have the ability to accurately file both alphabetically and numerically and to learn the further complexities of Library classification schemes following instruction. A pleasant and helpful manner when dealing with users of the library and good communication skills as demonstrated by the ability to give clear instructions are essential to this role. Candidates must be able to work 15 hours a week and for that to be comprised of 3 continuous hours of work each day Monday to Friday between 9am and 6pm.

About Senate House Library


Senate House Library is one of the UK's largest academic libraries for arts, humanities & social sciences with over 2 million books, 50 special collections and 1,800 archival collections. It is the central library for the University of London and the home library for the School of Advanced Study in the heart of London’s student and research community. 

Apply for this role

Please visit the University of London website where you will find the application form and further details on the role and employee benefits.

The closing date for applications is midnight, Monday 19 November 2018