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We are recruiting Library Peer Advisors for 2022/23

Author: Jesse Waters
When: Friday, May 13, 2022 - 09:15

We are recruiting Library Peer Advisors for 2022/23

The Glucksman Library is seeking “Peer Advisors” for the academic year 2022/23. Library Peer Advisors provide support to UL students and staff. Duties include answering library queries, providing library tours, assisting with events, and supporting the Librarian for Student Engagement and Success.

Working hours are flexible, averaging 8-10 hours per week, and vary as the semester progresses.

To apply, please submit an up to date CV and brief cover letter outlining your suitability for the role to peer.advisors@ul.ie

Skills required for this role:

  • Excellent customer service and enthusiasm for helping people.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Positive attitude to working as part of a team.
  • Ability to take responsibility and work on your own initiative.
  • Desire to learn new processes and tasks.
  • Proficient in use of online library resources and Microsoft Office.
  • Familiarity with Glucksman Library and services it provides.
  • Excellent time management.
  • A good knowledge of the University of Limerick, its supports, facilities and academic programmes.
  • Motivation and commitment to accomplishing tasks/duties.

 

Students must be currently enrolled at UL and hold a valid student card for the entire academic year 2022/23. International Students must be legally entitled to work in Ireland, or possess an authorised work permit for Ireland.

Interviews will take place during the week beginning June 13th. Successful candidates will be required to attend a mandatory training day before the Autumn semester. Employment will begin at the beginning of the Autumn semester. A panel of eligible applicants will be formed, and future library projects will draw from.

Closing date for applications is Monday 23 May 2022 @ 09:00