Christ’s College is seeking to recruit a graduate trainee in the College Library to start in August 2023.  Joining a friendly library team, this represents an excellent opportunity for a graduate who has decided on a career in Library and Information Services to acquire a basic grounding in library work in prestigious College surroundings.  There will be opportunities to visit other libraries in Cambridge and further afield and to participate in training events.

The benefits on offer are many and include 36 days’ annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays) pro rata, pension scheme with 6% (minimum) employer contribution, a free meal when on duty, and the opportunity to work in a beautiful environment. Facilities on-site include a College gym, multi-faith prayer room, outdoor swimming pool and limited parking. For details about the benefits offered, please click here. 

Location: St Andrew's Street, Cambridge, CB2 3BU

Salary: £21,630 per annum

Closing date: Monday 3 April, 12 noon 

Interviews expected to be held w/c 17 April 

Vacancy type: Fixed Term Contract from 1 August 2023 to 31 July 2024. Full Time, 36.25 hours per week. 

How to apply: A job description and person specification is available below to download.  To apply please complete an application form and submit with a letter outlining your suitability for the post. Applications can be sent by e-mail to or posted to the attention of Thorunn Byrne, HR Manager, Christ’s College, St Andrew’s Street, Cambridge CB2 3BU.  

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