Job Description: Grade III – Library Assistant 1
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Moylish & Clare Street Campuses, Limerick
This post will primarily be based at the location specified above, but from time to time may require attendance at any of the TU campuses.
Reporting to: Head Librarian or designated nominee
Expected Started: Date August/September 2024

Library Assistants work in a variety of areas in the library. Some posts are physically demanding and involve shelving as well as monitoring the study environment and user behaviour. A strong emphasis is placed on customer service and attention to detail.
The Library Assistant will be required to assist in the pro-active, cost-effective and efficient delivery of the library service. The Library Assistant will assist in carrying out operational duties under the direction of the Librarian or staff member designated by the Librarian.

Principal duties and responsibilities:
• To operate and maintain appropriate library systems
• To shelve and tidy library materials
• To deal with library user queries at the issue desk.
• To process and prepare material for the library collection
• To assist in User Education on library services
• To assist in the production of library helpsheets, user guides, book displays etc.
• To assist students with special needs
• To assist library users with printing, photocopying and scanning
• To assist with the collection and compilation of library statistics
• To participate in staff training and development programmes
• Scheduled to work one to two evening per week and Saturday rota duties
• To assist in the implementation of the Library’s rules and regulations
• To undertake other duties as may be defined by the Head Librarian

Job Description – Grade III – Library Assistant 1

Technological University of the Shannon

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