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Library Assistant

Salary:  £29,293 to £32,914 p.a.(Including LWA)
Post Type:  Full-time
Contract Type:  Permanent
FTE:  1
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Sunday 28 July 2024
Interview Date:  Friday 09 August 2024
Reference:  413-24

Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance is a forward thinking, contemporary and world-class Higher Education Institution with a vision to redefine the conservatoire for the 21st century. At the leading edge of music and dance training, it provides specialist education of the highest quality, which reflects the increasingly collaborative world of artistic practice and supports the lifelong career development of students and professional performing artists. 

The award-winning Jerwood Library of the Performing Arts, which supports teaching, learning, performance and research within the Faculty of Music, seeks to appoint a full-time Library Assistant to join its small specialist team.

You will assist with the day-to-day running of core services, including staffing the issue desk and carrying out processing and repair work on stock. You will also be required to provide help and advice to students to enable them to make best use of the library facilities.

 We are seeking someone with: 

  • a degree (preferably in music, otherwise other formal study of classical music and library experience is required)
  • experience of working in a customer-focused environment
  • excellent general knowledge of classical music history and repertoire and the ability to read music
  • the ability to work on your own initiative and as an effective part of a small team 
  • a meticulous approach to detail

Experience of working in a library would be advantageous.  

As an equal opportunity employer, we positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

Please note all applications submitted will be shortlisted anonymously by our recruiting panel, so please ensure that your name and personal details are not included within your supporting statement, otherwise we will not be able to consider your application.

If you think this might be just the job for you, please click on ‘Apply online’ to complete and submit an application form.

For any queries about this role that are not covered in the job pack, please email Katerina Filosofopoulou, our Talent Resourcing and Organisational Development Officer  on

You can download a job pack by clicking on the ‘Job Pack’ :

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All of our taught programmes are validated by Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance. Research degrees are validated by City, University of London. 

Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance is a company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales Company No. 51090. Registered Charity No. 309998.

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