Senior Library Assistant Ref 6498

School/department: The Library
Hours: Part time considered up to a maximum of 9 hours (0.22 FTE)
Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Contract: Permanent 
Reference: 6498
Salary: Starting at £22,254 to £25,627 per annum, pro rata
Placed on:  24 August 2021
Closing date:  15 September 2021.  Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected Interview date: tbc
Expected start date: tbc

Job description

We wish to appoint a supervisor for evening and weekend services in our busy academic library, within the Frontline Services team. 

The post holder will be responsible for:

  • Overseeing library services
  • Training & supervising a team of library assistants
  • Security of the building & stock  

Applicants must have:

  • A flexible, proactive approach to work
  • Good team working skills
  • Previous supervisory experience in a customer orientated environment

Hours: Opening hours are reviewed on an annual basis, so hours of work are subject to change. Currently, hours required are Monday, 3.00-7.00pm and Sunday 9.30am-1.30pm.

Please contact Sean Goddard 01273 873511 for informal enquiries.

The University of Sussex values the diversity of its staff and students and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

You can find out more about our values and our EDI Strategy,  Inclusive Sussex, on our webpages.

Download job description and person specification Ref 6498 [PDF 179.37KB]

Visa Sponsorship Queries:

This role is not eligible for sponsorship under the Skilled Worker route

How to apply

Download our professional services application form - Dec 2020 [DOC 203.00KB] and Personal details and equal opportunities form [DOC 110.00KB] and fill in all sections.

You must email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to

You should attach your application form and all documents to the email in PDF format (we are unable to accept applications as or .pages) and use the format job reference number / job title / your name in the subject line.

You can also send your application by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.

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