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Cambridge University Library

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Closing date: 
Wednesday, 17 July, 2019

Applications are invited for the post of Library Assistant at the Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies Library.

Main duties include the administration of circulation of library materials, dealing with general enquiries, journal management, processing new book acquisitions, preparing material for Moodle and re-shelving books.

The successful candidate will be educated to 'A' level or equivalent and will have previous experience of working in an academic library, ideally with experience of operating an automated library system. Computer literacy is essential together with excellent communication skills both written and verbal.

A demonstrable interest in one of the languages and culture taught at the Faculty would be advantageous.

To apply for this vacancy, please click on the Cambridge University Job Opportunities link. This will direct you to the University’s web-based recruitment system, where you will be able to log in to create an online application form.

For informal enquiries please contact the Francoise Simmons, Faculty Librarian, email:; tel: 01223 335111.

The closing date for applications is Wednesday 17th July. Interviews for this position are expected to take place the week beginning Monday 29th July 2019.

Please quote reference WY19718 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.