Senior Library Assistant

Application deadline: 12 NOON ON Monday 4 JUNE 2018

£21,331 per annum (subject to the selected applicant’s qualifications and experience a higher salary can be considered)

Nuffield College is seeking to appoint a Senior Library Assistant to join a team of dedicated library professionals in the College Library. The core duties of this post include:

  • assisting the head of the Library and Deputy Librarian in providing efficient library services to all readers.
  • carrying out day-to-day management, in consultation with the head of the Library, of the Archive collection and share in the general running of the Library.
  • co-operating with other departments of the College where appropriate.

This is intended to be a full-time position, but we would also welcome applications from candidates who wish to hold the post on a part-time basis.

Our benefits package includes 41 days annual leave inclusive of public holidays and closed periods at Christmas and Easter, free meals whilst on duty, a season-ticket loan scheme, and contributory pension scheme.

Full details of the role, including selection criteria, can be found in the Job Description.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' link below. This will take you to the Interfolio Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register for an account (if you have not done so previously) and log in before completing an online application. For the online application you will be asked to complete a contact details form and a recruitment monitoring form, and to upload a covering letter and a curriculum vitae, which should include the names and postal and email addresses of two referees. We will assume that we may approach your referees at any stage unless you tell us otherwise, so please state clearly if you wish to be contacted before a referee is approached.

Applicants should ensure that their covering letter describes the ways in which they meet the selection criteria for the post, as set out in the Job Description, and should indicate whether they are applying for the full-time post or wish to take up the post on a part-time basis.


If you have any technical difficulties submitting your online application, please contact Interfolio at For other queries, please contact the HR Department,

If you wish to submit a hard-copy application, please contact the HR Department,

The closing date for receipt of completed applications is 12.00 noon on Monday 4th June 2018. Interviews are likely to take place in the week beginning 11th June 2018.

Nuffield College exists to promote excellence in education and research, and is an equal opportunities employer committed to equality and valuing diversity. Applications are particularly welcome from disabled people and from black and minority ethnic candidates, who are currently under-represented in posts in the College.