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Library Assistant, Somerset House Collections (0.68 FTE)

Employer: Courtauld Institute of Art
Location: Somerset House, London
Salary: £14,251 pa inc. London Allowance (pro rata £20,957 per annum).
Published Date: 4 Dec 2018
Status: Fixed term, part time
Ref: 257

Job Description

Book Library

Salary: £14,251 per annum including London Allowance (pro rata £20,957 per annum).

12:45 – 17:30, 23.75 hours per week, Monday to Friday from 4 February 2019

The Courtauld Institute of Art is the UK’s leading institution for teaching and research into the History of Art and the conservation of paintings and is also home to one of the finest small art museums in the world.

The Courtauld Institute of Art wishes to appoint a library assistant who will staff the library entrance desk at Somerset House. This entrance desk serves as the central entry point to the Witt and Conway libraries of images, and the Somerset House collections of the Book Library.

Duties include registering new library users, helping users to locate materials in the Witt and Conway libraries, directing users to the Book Library, and supervising the use of the Book Library’s special collections.

You will need excellent oral and written communication skills and be able to explain information clearly to library users. You should have good IT skills and be able to work systematically. You will need to be comfortable working independently and as part of a team, and be able to work at the hours specified.

This post is fixed term until August 2020.

For further details, please see the Job Description and Person Specification, which can be found by clicking on the Apply button below.


Applicants are required to complete an application form, please note CVs will not be accepted.

Closing Date: 2 January 2019 23:59 GMT

Interview Date: Friday 18 January 2019

To Apply, please visit our website via the Apply button below.

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