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Copy & Print Assistant

Job title Copy & Print Assistant

Department Library

Salary Starting from £20,092, rising to £22,254

Grade Grade 4

Placed on Wednesday 12 January 2022

Closing date Sunday 06 February 2022

Interview date Wednesday 16 February 2022

Reference CH9028

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The Library at the University of Bath is seeking a full time, permanent Copy and Print Assistant.

This position plays an essential role within the Copy and Print Service, delivering the University’s printing and scanning hub to students and staff using the Library. Whilst providing walk in services and technical expertise is its main activity, the Service supports all Library users and Library staff with their digitisation, printing and copying-related enquiries and requirements. 

The Copy and Print Assistant role is user-facing, demanding excellent customer service skills and a thorough understanding of the University’s networked printing system, different file formats and how to effectively resolve printing problems.  

 The Copy and Print team work intra operatively and across other Library services:

  • Liaise with the Library’s Document Delivery team to supply scans requested by individual library users (the Bath Copies Service).
  • Produce the scans for academic staff for embedding into Moodle, the University’s virtual learning environment to support entire course programmes. 
  • Create online reading lists for taught courses, searching the library catalogue for the correct resources
  • Digitise material using the Library’s Zeutschel scanner and Microsoft SharePoint as the storage and delivery mechanism for appropriate formats.
  • Play a key role in liaising with students with a declared print disability to advise and produce accessible scans of reading materials for individuals.  This particular service involves liaison with tutors, Assistive Technologists and the Bibliographic Services Librarian.  
  • Keep an accurate record of bibliographic details for auditing and compliance purposes. 

The University’s national and international research and teaching activities all rely upon seamless access to the information resources maintained by the Technical Services department. Other teams within the Technical Services department include Cataloguing and Metadata, Document Delivery, Acquisitions, E-Resources, and Periodicals. These teams all work closely together, in liaison with subject specialist colleagues and other library staff, to offer the best possible user experience.

What we can offer you:

Our campus is surrounded by beautiful countryside, and the City of Bath with its historic charm and social activity only a short distance away creates an excellent environment in which to work. We are:

  • a family friendly workplace 
  • open to exploring flexible working opportunities which benefit you and the University. 
  • recognising of the talents of our diverse workforce through an excellent reward package
  • able to offer you a very generous employer contributory pension
  • an employer who wants you to enjoy a work life balance and we offer a generous annual leave allowance to recognise that. 
  • encouraging of your personal and professional development

Find out from our staff what makes the University of Bath a great place to work. Follow us @UniofBath and @UniofBathJobs on Twitter for more information.

We aim to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds leads to a better environment for our employees and students, creating a learning environment and organisational culture that enhances health and wellbeing across our community. We are very proud to have recently received Ambassadors for Autism certification and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff.

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Living Wage

We are an accredited Living Wage employer. Appointments at Grade 2, Spine Point 3, 4 and 5 will receive an additional supplement to ensure a minimum hourly pay equivalent to the Living Wage as confirmed on our Bath pay and grading structure page.

Visa information:

If you think you may require a visa to work in the UK you should refer to our guidance on the Skilled Worker Visa before embarking on a job application to ensure that you understand the requirements for sponsorship. You may be eligible to work in the UK via other alternative visa routes such as the Global Talent Visa or by having Settlement / ILR, please refer to our Staff Immigration webpages for further details.

Update to our application process:

We are constantly seeking to reduce the unconscious bias that enters into any assessment process, with the goal of creating an inclusive and equal assessment process. as part of this, where possible, we’d like you to remove all personal details from your CV e.g. your name, date of birth, location details, email address, photograph