Assistant Librarian (x 2 posts)

The Quincentenary Library was designed by the architects Evans and Shalev, and was officially opened by the Queen in March 1996 to commemorate the 500 year anniversary of the foundation of Jesus College. 

We are currently looking to recruit an Assistant Librarian and an Assistant Librarian (Academic Services), to help the Quincentenary Librarian in the delivery of high quality and efficient information systems and library services. You will have a strong service ethos based on continual improvement of services and a responsive approach to the needs of library users. The Assistant Librarian’s role is to help with the provision of day-to-day library services including returns, shelving and supervision of the library in the absence of the Librarian and to develop, administer, promote, deliver and evaluate an innovative academic skills programme.

The Quincentenary Library is the College's working library. We have over 60,000 books and other resources covering most of the taught courses in the University. You can find us in Library Court on the main College site.

Further details and an application form are available to download from the College website

We will be hiring both an Assistant Librarian (Academic Services) and an Assistant Librarian – please see the relevant job description for more information. Only one application is required but please state in your covering letter if you would like to be considered for both vacancies.

Jesus College, Cambridge CB5 8BL
Salary of between £26,287 – £30,073 depending on qualifications and experience
Closing date
Friday, June 16, 2023
Vacancy type
Full Time
How to apply
Please download and complete a College application and equal opportunities monitoring form, and send along with a copy of your CV and covering letter (setting out why you feel you are suitable for the role)
Please email with all of your completed forms.