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Library Assistant - Metadata

London School of Economics
Contract Type
£26,533 to £29,622 pa
Expiry Date
We are seeking to recruit a Library Assistant to join the Metadata team within the Content and Discovery Group.

Job Description

As one of three Library Assistants in the Metadata team you will provide MARC records for the Library’s printed collections, as well as creating metadata for publications in the research repository.  You will also contribute to delivering services to students and staff at the Library support desk, answering basic enquiries.  Regular weekend duties are required and evening duties (to 7 pm), with time taken off in lieu.   

You will have GCSE passes in Maths and English or equivalent, with good IT skills including experience of using Microsoft Word and Excel.  You will have experience of working in a Library customer service environment and of cataloguing, or describing electronic resources, using an automated system.  You should be able to communicate well with a wide range of people, and be able to work on your own initiative as well as being an effective team member.  You will be able to work to a high standard of accuracy.  
We offer an occupational pension scheme, generous annual leave and excellent training and development opportunities.