Library Facilities & Events Team

Tuesday, September 8, 2020 - 14:00

Maynooth University Library is seeking to recruit suitable postgraduate candidates to join our Facilities & Events team for the academic year 2020/2021.  See below for full details.

Maynooth University Library

Library Facilities & Events Team 2020/2021

Applications are invited from registered Research PhD and Masters Students at Maynooth University to be considered for part-time work on the Library Facilities and Events Team. The Library provides a large variety of innovative furniture, fixtures, equipment and supplies for students to use in their learning. The Facilities Team supports these new spaces and allows the Library to provide longer opening hours. A roster is in operation with team members rostered to work a minimum of, on average, 5 hours every two weeks subject to the needs of the Library. This will include some mornings, late nights and weekends throughout the calendar year. Members of the team must be in a position to cover all of these periods and be prepared to be available for short periods (typically one or more hours) at different times during the day, as needed to assist at library events.


· Responsible for supervision of library facilities particularly outside of core opening hours

· Responsible for physical spatial reorganisation, and reporting of problems relating to library facilities

· Assist with library events some of which may be virtual

· Assist in data collection in terms of library usage and other issues as assigned

· Supervise the Library particularly during extended opening hours

· Undertake other responsibilities as assigned by the Librarian or his nominee


· Extreme flexibility: candidates need to be flexible to work a variety of hours and undertake a variety of duties

· Professionalism and responsibility: candidates need to work on own initiative and to show initiative in taking responsibility for library facilities

· Team work: candidates will be working as part of a wider facilities team within the wider library team and need to demonstrate ability to do this

· Excellent customer care: candidates are working in a user focused library environment and need to pride their role in this regard

· Good knowledge of Maynooth University Campus

Remuneration: €12.86 per hour Please send brief CV and a covering letter to

Closing date Sunday, September 20th 2020