St John's College Oxford
This is a 24-month fixed-term position.

Applications are invited for the post of Project Library Assistant at St John’s College, Oxford. The post-holder will carry out a variety of retrospective cataloguing and collection management projects, together with readers’ services duties as part of a small team. The post will be suitable for someone who has just completed a successful library graduate traineeship and is undertaking or will soon commence their part-time or distant learning post­graduate degree in library or information management.

The successful applicant will be expected to have a good first degree and show a genuine enthusiasm and commitment to a professional career in librarianship and information work. Excellent IT, communication and organisational skills are essential, as well as analytical thinking, an eye for detail and the ability to work to a high standard of accuracy. Proficiency in cataloguing to RDA and MARC 21 rules is desirable.

The post is offered on a 2-year fixed-term basis at 80% FTE (4 full working days, one of them being a Friday). The salary is £21,585-£24,983 p.a. pro rata: University Grade 4.

Further details of the post may be downloaded here

Applications in writing, together with the names and contact numbers of two referees, should be sent by email to or by post to Ms Amanda Armstrong, St. John’s College, St Giles, Oxford, OX1 3JP.

The closing deadline is 9am on 23 July 2018.

Interviews are planned for the week beginning 6 August 2018.

St John’s College is committed to ensuring equality of opportunity for all. We encourage job applicants from all sectors of the community and are especially keen to encourage candidates from under-represented groups to apply for advertised positions.