Library & Digital Assistant Vacancy

Position: Library & Digital Assistant

Salary: £14,478 to £16,302 per annum

Contract: Permanent

Hours: 37 hours per week

The Northern School of Contemporary Dance, based in Leeds, is one of the UK’s leading centres for professional contemporary dance training and is seeking to fill the post of Library & Digital Assistant, to provide assistance to the Librarian in the day-to-day operation of the School’s Library.

In addition to assisting library users and carrying out general library duties such as shelving, filing, stocktaking etc, you will be involved in the day to day operation of systems for transferring existing and future performance recordings to the digital platform and for inclusion in the library collections. More generally, you will assist the Librarian in the development and timely operation of efficient systems for the scanning and digitisation of teaching materials for the student intranet and satisfying equipment bookings.

You will have a good level of education with a minimum five GCSEs (Grade A-C), including Maths and English, with a good knowledge of Microsoft Office packages. With proven administrative skills, including experience of customer service, you will also be able to demonstrate a good understanding of the technical requirements of maintaining equipment and transferring recordings onto a DVD/Digital format.

You will need to be able to work flexible hours on occasion, including evenings and weekends

Closing date for applications:  12 noon on Friday 3 October 2014.

Interviews to be held on either Tuesday 7 October or Wednesday 8 October 2014

Strictly no agencies please

A job description, person specification and application form can be downloaded from, along with instructions on submitting your application via email or by post.

Applicants are welcome to submit a CV alongside the completed application form, but unaccompanied CVs will not be considered. The Northern School of Contemporary Dance is an Equal Opportunities Employer and welcomes applications from suitably qualified people from all sections of the community.