Library Assistant II – Grade IV // Limerick Institute of Technology

This post will be primarily based at the location specified above, but from time to time and at the discretion of the Institute, hours of work may be allocated at any of the LIT campuses.

The successful candidate’s duties will include the following:
• To assist in the managing of the day-to-day operation of the library
• To assist in efficient use of library resources, for students and staff.
• To assist in the supervision of junior staff
• To assist in all administration procedures of the libraries
• To assist in organizing/promoting and participation in both internal and external user
education programmes
• To assist with cataloguing of library material according to MARC and RDA standards in
consultation with the senior library staff
• To assist with the maintenance and development of the Library’s online resources,
library collections and other resources
• Collaboration with academic departments on online delivery and digital services
• Collaboration with research offices and academic staff on scholarly communication
support and the management of research outputs
• To assist in preparing library guides and online information literacy tutorials as
• To assist in processing and organising library materials
• To assist in/participate in the delivery of an information enquiry service to the Institute community and regional interests
• To assist in developing and monitoring services for students with special needs
• To assist in carrying out user surveys
• To assist in handling special cases at the Circulation Desk
• To participate in library training and continuing professional development
• To assist in implementing library rules and regulations to facilitate the appropriate and
efficient use of library resources by library users
• Availability to work scheduled evenings and Saturdays as required during Term.
• To undertake any other duties as defined by the Institute Librarian or their nominee from
time to time.

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The closing date for this position is Tuesday 21 September at 12 noon

Limerick Institute of Technology

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