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Magdalen College

ASSISTANT LIBRARIAN

Magdalen College is seeking to appoint an Assistant Librarian to work as part of the Libraries and Archives team in their busy and well-used libraries. Duties are varied and include acquisitions, reference work, circulation, and cataloguing. All applicants must have a first degree, professional librarian qualifications, and at least three years' professional experience, preferably in an academic library. Knowledge of the Dewey Decimal Classification System, and print and electronic resources together with good interpersonal and IT skills are essential. Working experience of cataloguing to MARC standards and of Dewey classifying are very desirable.

Benefits include a salary in the range of £18,893 to £22,000 a year, generous holidays, contributory pension scheme, free lunch, and use of sports facilities.

For further particulars please contact Mrs. H. Simms, Personnel Administrator, Magdalen College, Oxford, OX1 4AU (tel. 01865 276031). The closing date for applications is 17 May.

LIBRARIAN AND ARCHIVIST GRADUATE TRAINEE

Magdalen College is seeking to appoint a graduate for a full time one-year internship (1 October 2004 - 30 September 2005) in its Libraries and Archives. This is an unusual opportunity for someone who wishes to gain experience of both library and archives work before pursuing further qualifications. All applicants should have a first degree and serious intentions of pursuing a career in professional librarianship or archives work. It is expected that the successful candidate will apply to a library or archives course during their year at Magdalen. The Graduate Trainee's time will be divided between the College Archives and Libraries, where there will be a variety of training and duties, such as answering queries, cataloguing, setting up exhibitions, learning conservation methods, and assisting with general administration. Training will include formal short courses, e.g. in IT skills, depending on the trainee's particular interest. Salary will be £11,612 (with a pay increase after a three-month probation). The closing date for applications is 17 May. For further particulars please contact Mrs. H. Simms, Personnel Administrator, Magdalen College, Oxford, OX1 4AU (tel. 01865 276031).

Magdalen College is an equal opportunities employer.


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Cambridge University Reporter 28 April 2004
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