Job Vacancies

Assistant Librarian

Location: Cambridge

Salary: USS .36 £26,274 pa

Start Date: 3 August 2015

Status: Permanent

Hours of work: 36.5 per week, Monday to Friday. Holiday entitlement 25 days plus 8 Bank Holidays

Pembroke College wishes to appoint a qualified librarian with experience in an academic environment for the full-time post of Assistant Librarian in the College Library. The Library serves 700 junior and senior members and a large number of international students over the Summer.

The Library contains a collection of early printed books and a working stock of some 40,000 items. The post involves assisting the Librarian in a wide range of library duties including reader enquiries, user induction and the supervision of rare book readers. The post also involves cataloguing of recent acquisitions on the Library’s Endeavour Voyager system and some retrospective cataloguing and re-classification. A basic knowledge and/or experience of working with MARC 21, RDA and AACR2 is desirable but training will be given.

For further background information on the Library visit our website and the Pembroke College Library facebook page.

Informal enquires about the post may be made to the College Librarian, Patricia Aske by email.

A job description can be found here.

Closing date for applications:   Midday on Monday, 22 June 2015

Interview date:   Tuesday, 30 June, 2015

To apply: Please complete the application form. Completed application forms together with a covering letter can be e-mailed to or alternatively post it to The HR Office, Pembroke College, Cambridge, CB2 1RF.


Pembroke College is an equal opportunities employer and values diversity

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