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Job vacancy: Library Assistant (part-time)

Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 October 2017 18:35
Published on Wednesday, 25 October 2017 18:11

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The Royal Astronomical Society is seeking to recruit a part-time library assistant to help with essential collection management activities in its library. This is a temporary post for immediate start which will run till end of May 2018.

The post holder will work with the Librarian for 7 hours per week, either as a full day with one hour for lunch, or as two sessions of 3.5 hours spread throughout the week. The work will be carried out between the hours of 9.30 and 17.30 at Burlington House, London.

The pro-rated salary will be £4,950 per annum, i.e. £412.50 per month from the start date until the end of May 2018. Annual leave entitlement is pro-rated from 20 days per year (exclusive of standard UK bank holidays and RAS Privilege days).

Please see the full job description and person specification for more information. For informal enquiries please contact Sian Prosser by email (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ) or call +44 (0)207 297 3963.

The closing date for applications will be 17.30 on Friday 3 November 2017.

Applicants should send a CV and covering letter to Sian Prosser, preferably by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or by post to:

Sian Prosser
Royal Astronomical Society
Burlington House
Piccadilly
London W1J 0BQ

Informal interviews will take place on Monday 13 November.