Graduate Trainee Library Assistant

Job title Graduate Trainee Library Assistant

Department Library

Salary Starting from £17,408, rising to £18,688

Grade Grade 3

Placed on Monday 01 July 2019

Closing date Sunday 14 July 2019

Interview date Thursday 25 July 2019

Reference SJ6873


The Library at the University of Bath is seeking a graduate interested in pursuing a library / information career for their vacancy of Graduate Trainee Library Assistant.

This is a full-time, fixed-term post (1st September 2019 to 31st August 2020) based primarily in the Library’s Acquisitions and Copy and Print sections.  Additional experience will also be gained across any of the sections within the Technical Services Department of the Library (InterlibraryLoans and Document Delivery, Electronic Resources, Periodicals and Cataloguing and Metadata).

There will be the opportunity to engage fully with Library-staff development events and training and learn about the work of the Library service as a whole. Membership of the Library's Staff Development Group and the Library Engagement Group are also offered.

There is an expectation that the postholder will work towards Certification with CILIP (Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals) during their tenure.  This Certification is recognised by the post-nominals ACLIP.

For an informal discussion about this post please contact Claire Tylee ( 

We positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

Further details:
The University of Bath is an equal opportunities employer and has an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations. To achieve our global aspirations, we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.