Library Assistant I (Public Services & Outreach)

Fixed term contract (end date: 01.03.2020)

Applications are invited for the half-time temporary post of Library Assistant I. This is a fixed term contract with an end date of 1st March 2020.

Job title: Library Assistant (Information Services Team, Public Services & Outreach)
Directorate: Public Service & Outreach
Grade: Library Assistant Grade I
Reports to: Associate Director, PS&O via Public Service Manager

Job Objective:

The successful candidate will be a member of the Library Information Services Team and will participate in several key areas of PS&O activity within DCU Libraries. This will include the delivery of front line information support to the DCU community. The post holder will be required to work across multiple sites.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assist Library users in identifying key resources and information
  • Assist Library users with all general library queries
  • Participate in Library Orientation Programme and other key term time events as required
  • Participate in Outreach Activities and Library Events & Exhibitions
  • Promote Library Services using Social Media
  • Participate in evening and Saturday Issue Desk Rotas as required
  • Variation of theses duties as required by the University Librarian

Experience and qualifications:

Applicants must have a Leaving Certificate with Grade D in at least five subjects, or equivalent. Relevant experience in a medium to large scale academic library is desirable.

Candidates should possess:

  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent organisational, administrative and IT skills
  • Flexibility
  • Ability to work under pressure

Salary Scale: 25,239 to € 36,435*

*Appointment will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and will be made on the appropriate point of the Library Assistant I salary scale, in line with current Government pay policy

Closing date & time: Friday 30th August 2019 @ 5pm

Application Procedure:

Curriculum Vitae should be sent to:

Samantha Groves, DCU Library, Glasnevin, Dublin 9
Tel: 01-7005212 Email:

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