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Assistant Librarian (Cataloguing & Journals)

Closing date: 12pm Tuesday 29 August 2017

Interview date: Friday 8 September 2017

Salary: £32,754 - £36,366 per annum, pro rata

Job ref no: 121-17

This role is offered on a part time 0.4FTE basis, equivalent to 14 hours per week, for a fixed term period of 12 months.

Founded in 1882, the Royal College of Music (RCM) is a world-leading music conservatoire with a prestigious history and contemporary outlook. Our 800 undergraduate and postgraduate students come from over 60 countries and are taught in a dynamic environment, leaving the RCM to become the outstanding performers, conductors and composers of the future. The RCM was named top institution for performing arts in the UK and Europe and second in the world in the 2017 QS World University Rankings.

The RCM Library is one of the world’s great music libraries and holds internationally renowned collections of early printed music, manuscripts, archives and programme ephemera. Primarily a resource for members of the College, the library is also open to the public for reference.

The successful candidate will deliver a high quality of customer service, as part of the wider library team, to support members of the College with their studies and work. The postholder will also be able to catalogue all types of library material and be responsible for the administration, maintenance and development of the College’s journal collections.

To apply, please complete our Application and Equal Opportunities Monitoring forms. Please ensure that you include the Job Reference Number (121-17) when submitting your application. CVs without an application form will not be accepted.

For further details of this position please see the Job Description and Further Particulars below:

Job Description

Further Particulars


Application Form

Equal Opportunities Form

Completed forms should be returned by post or email to Isabella Enstrom, HR Assistant:

Royal College of Music, Prince Consort Road, London SW7 2BS


020 7591 4784

If you are applying by email, please state clearly in the subject line the title of the post for which you are applying. If you are submitting your application by post, please enclose two copies of your completed form.

The Royal College of Music is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

If you need to receive this documentation in a different format due to a disability, please contact Isabella Enstrom to discuss your requirements.

All applicants must be permitted to work in the UK and hold a relevant work permit where necessary.

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