Grade IV Library Assistant II

Contract Type: Permanent Whole-Time
Reporting to University Librarian or other such person as they may nominate.
Location: Moylish Campus Limerick
This post will be primarily based at the location specified above, but from time to time may require attendance at any of the TUS campuses.
A panel may be formed from this competition.

Minimum Qualifications/Experience
Candidates must:
Have the requisite knowledge, skills and competencies to carry out the role.
Be capable and competent of fulfilling the role to a high standard.
Have obtained at least Grade H6/O6 in five subjects in the Leaving Certificate.
Examination (higher, ordinary, applied, or vocational programmes) or equivalent or have passed an examination at the appropriate level within the QQI qualifications framework which can be assessed as being of a comparable to Leaving Certificate standard or equivalent or higher or have appropriate
relevant experience which encompasses equivalent skills and expertise.
2 Years satisfactory work experience in a library.
Desirable Work experience in an academic library

Competencies Required

Excellent IT skills.
Excellent communication, inter-personal and team working skills.
Good presentation skills.
Flexible, collaborative and co-operative attitude.
Duties The successful candidate’s duties will include the following:
To assist in, organise/promote and participate in both internal and external user education programmes.
To assist in the development and delivery of induction programmes and events for first year, new, mature and international students.
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 with maintain and develop the Library’s online resource, library collections and other resources.
To assist in prepare library guides and online information literacy tutorials as appropriate.
To assist in organising library material, cataloguing, acquisitions of library resources.
To assist in/participate in the delivery of an information enquiry service to the Institute community and regional interests.
To assist in developing and monitor special services for students with special needs.
To assist in carry out user surveys.
To assist in handling special cases at the circulation desk.
Evening duties are an essential part of the role.
To undertake other duties as defined by the University Librarian or his nominee from time to time.

Contact Details The Human Resources Department
Technological University of the Shannon:
Midlands Midwest
Email: (TUS Midwest)

Closing date: Friday 11 March at 1.00 pm

TUS Midlands Midwest

Moylish Campus
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