Study Centre&Library Support/Library Assistant/Library Officer

Hulme, Greater Manchester, England
Up to £16000 per annum
05 Jun 2019
03 Jul 2019
Bluetown Online
Contract Type
Part Time

Job Title: Study Centre and Library Support

Location: Manchester

Salary: £16,000 pro rata

Job type: Part Time, Term Time only (20 hours per week)

Closing Date: 21st June, 2019

They are a highly successful college with a national reputation for excellence situated in Manchester.

Purpose of the Role:

  • To provide support for students at a range of levels and maintain purposeful, working ethos in the Library and Study Centres whilst covering the lunch breaks of staff
  • To meet the needs of staff and students through the provision of educational resources

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work on a rolling rota to cover the lunch breaks of Library and Study Centre staff
  • Maintain a purposeful, working ethos in the Library and Study Centres and ensure excellent levels of behaviour
  • Provide operational support and technical assistance in the use of the IT equipment, facilities and applications
  • Assist staff and students in accessing all formats of resources
  • Offer advice and guidance regarding administrative enquiries
  • Support the electronic booking system for the Library and Study Centres through class reservations
  • Contribute to the maintenance of an attractive working environment
  • Carry out general duties including shelving, stock maintenance, and ensuring an attractive working environment
  • Assist with the processing of books, journals, DVDs and other materials
  • Assist with the retrieval and allocation of reservations
  • Undertake cash handling including printing credits and fine payments
  • Work as part of a well-motivated team, supporting each other, and the department in its endeavours to assist the College to reach its strategic objectives


  • To undertake staff development where appropriate
  • To take part in the College's Appraisal Process

Quality Assurance

  • To ensure the effective operation of quality assurance systems
  • To contribute to the process of the setting of targets within the department and to work towards their achievement
  • To assist with the implementation of College quality procedures, especially through contribution to the self-assessment process


  • To ensure familiarity with the department's aims and objectives
  • To liaise with relevant external bodies as appropriate

Marketing and Liaison

  • To contribute to the College liaison and marketing activities
  • To link with external agencies as appropriate


  • To support the aims and objectives of the College
  • To attend meetings in accordance with the College meetings schedule
  • To carry out duties with due regard to the College's policies on equal opportunities, Health and Safety and quality assurance
  • To undertake any other duties, the Principal or their designated alternate may reasonably direct from time to time within the context of the Loreto College contract
  • The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment

Key Requirements:

  • Educated to GCSE level or equivalent
  • Ability to work with students from entry level to level 3
  • Excellent organisational and administrative skills
  • Experience of working in a Supervisory capacity with students/ young people

Please click on the APPLY button and CHECK YOUR EMAILS to complete the attached application form.

Candidates with the relevant experience or job titles of: Community School Librarian, Library Assistant, Library and Learning Resource Assistant, Library and Learning Resource Officer, Library Administrator, Library Officer, Library Officer, Study Centre Assistant, Study Centre Officer, Study Centre, Study Center may also be considered for this role.

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