The Council of The Bar of Ireland is the professional representative body for barristers in Ireland, governed by an elected Council of practising members.  It provides a range of support, professional and representative services for some 2,200 members of the Bar.

Library Assistant – Floor Staff
Role Objective: To understand and meet the information service needs of the Members of The Bar of Ireland; to deliver library floor duties, to improve availability and accessibility of information for Members and in general contribute to the development of the library services.
Person Specification: Leaving Certificate or equivalent education,Introductory or beginner level ICT skills,

Library experience desirable but not essential,

Expert attention to detail and high degree of accuracy a must.

Competence Area: Skill Related Tasks Description – List is not exhaustive
Technical Competencies Member Services Delivery Delivery of ‘on the floor’ member services support and query management including assistance with photocopying, printing and DX requests.
Undertake issue/return of material and assistance with general enquiries.
Provide reception duty cover when required.
Collections & Systems Coordination and re-shelving of resource materials in all locations, including book bins and trolley runs.
Assist with stock weeding and archiving under supervision. Carry out loose-leafing when required.
Ability to use Library Management System effectively for duties associated with role.
Library Operations Support Support operational tasks required for the smooth running of the library services, including photocopying, printer & card reader trouble shooting, attic runs and clearing of floor space.
Administration Completion of ad hoc administration tasks such as data entry, compiling the legal diary and management of notice boards.
Organisational Competencies Customer Focus Dedicated to our “Member first” ethos, proactively seek feedback from members, as appropriate and take positive steps to enable our organization to serve our Members more effectively.
Communication Show open and engaged communications with the ability to listen and respond with respect and clarity. Skilled at conveying information to members and colleagues.
Collaboration Demonstrate a cooperative spirit and work collaboratively with colleagues to achieve team goals and objectives. Develop and maintain effective working relationships across teams; encouraging and offering cooperation.


Application Process:

Candidates should submit a cover letter and full CV by e-mail to by 4pm on 16th January 2017.

The Council of The Bar of Ireland is an equal opportunities employer

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