Assistant Librarian .
A life-changing opportunity
Alzheimer's Society is the UK's leading dementia charity. We provide information and support, improve care, fund research, and create lasting change for people affected by dementia.
Position: Assistant Librarian
Contract type: Permanent
Hours: 21 per week
Salary: £15,553 actual per annum
Closing date: 28 April 2017
Interview date: 10 May 2017
About the role:
This is an exciting opportunity to join a small team in the Dementia Knowledge Centre (DKC), who provide a professional national information service to the Society’s staff and volunteers, and a variety of other users. The DKC is part of our National Knowledge and Information Services, covering a range of information provision and including the National Dementia Helpline.
You will lead work on our specialist dementia catalogue of books, journal articles, e-books and DVDs. You will also work on enquiries, help to promote DKC information services and provide training on these services to staff and volunteers.
You will have a recognised qualification in library or information science, solid experience of library work and an understanding of the principles of bibliographic cataloguing and classification. Excellent library IT skills – knowledge of automated systems and relational databases for small/special libraries – are essential. Organisation, attention to detail and accurate record keeping are particularly important.
The role holder will need to deal effectively with information enquiries in person or in writing, and be able to develop subject knowledge in dementia and related issues.
Alzheimer’s Society is committed to equal opportunities.
You may have experience of the following: Assistant Librarian, Information Science, Information Management, Charity, Third Sector, Not for Profit, etc.
This vacancy is being advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment, the UK’s leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications.