Assistant Librarian (Academic Skills and Project Support)



Job Type

Part Time


Administration, Charity / Voluntary, Customer Service, Digital, Education, Other



Our client, a Cambridge College, is excited to offer the opportunity to join their College Library and Archives Team in the new part time (60%) role of Assistant Librarian (Academic Skills and Project Support) reporting to the Forbes Mellon Librarian.

Assistant Librarian (Academic Skills and Project Support)
Hours: Part Time
Salary: FTE £27,000 - £29,000 per annum, dependent on experience
Based: Cambridge

The Role
This is a new position created to assist the Librarian and Deputy Librarian in the provision and development of services for the Forbes Mellon Library, including Academic Skills Support to students. The role also offers the opportunity to assist the Librarian with projects and services relating to rare books, early printed books and manuscripts in the Fellows’ Library.

The Employer
This is a wonderful opportunity to work for the second oldest of the 31 Colleges in the University of Cambridge. Regarded as one of the most progressive and informal, it is renowned as a College that achieves academically at the highest levels, whilst also being welcoming, forward-thinking, and inclusive.

Located in the heart of Cambridge city centre, the College is extraordinarily beautiful and famed for its gardens on "the Backs" (the famous backs of the colleges that overlook the River Cam). A Grade I listed building, is the centre of this College and is unique among the ancient Cambridge colleges in having maintained its architectural integrity.

Salary and Benefits
The salary for the post is between £27,000 - £29,000 p.a. (60% FTE £16,200 - £17,400) D.O.E. In addition, the College offers membership of a defined contributions pension scheme, membership of a medical cashback scheme, parking and lunch in college during working hours.

Closing date: Wednesday 20 July 2022
Interviews will be held on 24 August 2022

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