Human Resources

Information Assistant - QMUL25273

Department: Student & Academic Services - Library Services
Salary: £27,742 - £34,220 per annum (pro rata) (Grade 3)
Reference: QMUL25273
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 27-Jul-2021
Closing date: 10-Aug-2021

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Library Services: Resources & Collections Team

Information Assistant – Part-time (0.8),

One year contract: QMUL25273



About the Role

We are seeking an Information Assistant to join our Resources and Collections Team. The Team is responsible for all aspects of the collection management life cycle- this includes acquiring materials, ensuring that they are discoverable and relegating stock. It is intended that the post holder will spend the majority of their time managing eresources. This involves answering enquiries from staff and students, updating user guides, maintaining records on the Library Services Platform and collecting usage statistics.



About You

You will have excellent IT literacy and be able to work with a high level of accuracy when working with detailed information. Problem solving skills and a can-do attitude are crucial for this role. You will be educated to A level standard or equivalent and be committed to providing good customer experience. Relevant experience in an academic library or similar library/information environment is essential.



About Library Services

Library Services is a major part of the Student and Academic Services Directorate, with libraries and study spaces located at three of Queen Mary’s campuses, responsibility for the university archives, and with a strong online presence.
Library Services comprises four teams which work closely together: Library Frontline Services; Library Teaching and Learning Support; Library Resources and Collections and Library Research Support.

About Queen Mary

At Queen Mary University of London, we believe that a diversity of ideas helps us achieve the previously unthinkable.

Throughout our history, we’ve fostered social justice and improved lives through academic excellence. And we continue to live and breathe this spirit today, not because it’s simply ‘the right thing to do’ but for what it helps us achieve and the intellectual brilliance it delivers.

We continue to embrace diversity of thought and opinion in everything we do, in the belief that when views collide, disciplines interact, and perspectives intersect, truly original thought takes form.



We offer competitive salaries, access to a generous pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum (pro-rata for part-time/fixed-term), a season ticket loan scheme and access to a comprehensive range of personal and professional development opportunities. In addition, we offer a range of work life balance and family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities including an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus.


The post is based at the Mile End Campus in London. It is part time (28 hours per week), fixed term appointment for 1 years, with an expected start date of mid-September 2021. The starting salary will be on a grade 3, in the range of £27,742 - £34,220 per annum (pro-rata), inclusive of London Allowance.


Queen Mary’s commitment to our diverse and inclusive community is embedded in our appointments processes. Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a disability. We are open to considering applications from candidates wishing to work flexibly.



Informal enquiries should be addressed to Gianluca Didino at


To apply for the role, please click the ‘apply’ button below.


The closing date for applications is 10 August 2021.


Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.

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