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Online Resources and Serials Librarian (FTC Maternity Cover for 9-10 months)

Internal Applicants Only
Salary: £25,000 p.a.
Hours per week: 35.00
Reports to: Eleanor Gawne (Head of Department)
Department: Library

The Role Overview

The Architectural Association (AA) is the oldest independent school of architecture in the UK and one of the most prestigious and competitive in the world. The AA Library supports the teaching programme in the School and provides a library and information service to AA Members.

You will be responsible for managing the Library’s online resources including databases and indexes, as well as its collection of print and online serials. Educated to degree level with a postgraduate qualification in librarianship or equivalent, you will have experience of working with a library management system including serials control. You will also assist with cataloguing all types of print and online material.

In addition you will be required to work at the issue desk on a rota basis and have excellent IT, communication and interpersonal skills. It is likely that there will be a cataloguing test as part of the interview process.

Full Job Description and person specification

How to Apply:

Please apply by email by the closing date of 2nd January 2018 (Midnight) to: stating the job title in the subject heading.

Please include in your application:

  • Full CV
  • Covering letter/email highlighting why you feel you are the right person for the role
  • Current salary
  • Notice period
  • Contact details for two referees (who will not be contacted without your prior permission)
  The Architectural Association School of Architecture aims to create conditions that ensure staff and students are treated solely on the basis of their merits, abilities and potential, regardless of their gender, race, religious/political beliefs, ethnic or national origin, disability, family background, age, sexual orientation, or other irrelevant distinction.  


Architectural Association School of Architecture
36 Bedford Square
London WC1B 3ES

+44 (0)20 7887 4000

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