Campus
Penryn Campus
Administrative
Careers Site Advertising End Date
10 Oct 2022
Advertising Salary
£21,273 per annum, pro rata, dependent upon experience
Permanent, term-time, 20 hours per week, 38 weeks per year

About The Role

FX Plus are seeking a motivated, customer focused Senior Library Assistant to join our team. Providing operational support and specialist assistance to a range of students and staff across multiple sites, you will work flexibly within a team to ensure effective, efficient library service in both the physical and digital space. You will be responsible for contributing to the delivery of high-quality academic library services for Falmouth University and the University of Exeter, and will work toward the continuous, innovative development of an agile and progressive library environment.
 
Your key responsibilities in this role will be to contribute to the running of library processes; involving but not limited to, acquisitions, promotional content creation (social media), resource list management, daily circulation and systems administration. The Senior Library Assistant Team respond to daily library-centric enquiries and liaise with colleagues across various departments including Estates Management and IT as required.
 
As an employer of choice we can offer the successful candidate for this role a range of benefits, including:
 
- Employer Pension Contribution up to 10%.
- Life Assurance- Subsidised Gym Membership
- Enhanced Maternity/Paternity Pay
- Perkbox
 
Alongside these benefits we offer a first class working environment across our campuses with all the facilities you would expect from working across two leading Universities.

About You

It is essential that candidates for this role have experience working in a customer facing environment. You will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and be able to confidently engage with all users of the library, good technological skills including knowledge of MS Office Applications, and the willingness and ability to problem solve is required of this role. Alongside these key skills, we are looking for candidates with a flexible attitude to working hours and a can-do attitude with a keen interest in developing within the library.
 
We are looking for candidates who also have the following skills/experience:
 
  • Experience of developing services to improve the customer experience
  • Ability to work effectively in multiple teams
  • High level of self-motivation and ability to work on own initiative with minimal supervision
 
For further details on the skills/experience required for this role, please see the full job description above.
 
This post is offered on a permanent, part-time, 20 hour per week for 38 weeks per year. The post will require on campus working, as well as evening and weekend work.
 
The closing date for this position is Monday 10 October 2022.
 
Interviews will be held throughout the week beginning 24 October 2022.

About Us

Falmouth Exeter Plus is the service delivery partner of Falmouth University and the University of Exeter. We deliver shared services and facilities for both partners in Cornwall underpinned by close collaboration with Students Union, the combined students' union for Falmouth and UoE, to ensure that the interests of students and staff are at the heart of everything we do. Both institutions are expanding their teaching and research operations in Cornwall at a pace. It is, therefore, a fast-moving environment where agility and a positive approach to change and enhancement are critical, our purpose or mission is 'to deliver world-class shared professional services to help its university partners to achieve their global ambitions.
 
Falmouth Exter Plus welcomes and encourages job applications from people of all identities and backgrounds, particularly those under-represented and/or marginalised, as it is important we have a diverse range of candidates to consider.

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