Christ's College is seeking to recruit a graduate trainee in the College Library to start in September/October 2022. 

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. A degree  is required for this role but there is no requirement for the degree to be in a specific subject and no previous library experience is required.

The trainee will undertake routine library tasks as well as assisting with specific project work.  

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 and parking. For further details on benefits, click here. 

If you are up for a new challenge and you think you can add benefit to the role, further details and an application form are available to download below. 

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

Salary: £20,600 per annum (Spine Point 24 on the University's single pay spine)

Closing date: Noon on Monday 22nd August. Interviews will be held week commencing Monday 29th August. 
Vacancy type: Fixed Term Contract until 31st August 2023, Full Time Position (36.25 hours per week).

How to apply

Completed forms must arrive by the closing date.

Applications may be sent by e-mail to  or by post addressed to Thorunn Byrne, HR Manager, Christ’s College, St Andrew’s Street, Cambridge CB2 3BU.


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