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Librarians

Librarians appraise, obtain, index, collate and make available library acquisitions and organise and control other library services.

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About this Career

£20,755

Average salary

New workers start around £10,789.01. Normal pay is £20,755 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £31,073.50.

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Annual Openings

Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons in Cornwall, and do<br /> not distinguish between full and part-time jobs.

Daily Tasks

  • Provides learning and cultural experiences through events such as author talks, reading groups, formal and informal teaching.
  • Promotes library services through displays and talks.
  • Manages library borrowing and inter-library loan facilities.
  • Establishes information storage systems to deal with queries and to maintain up to date records.
  • Identifies the information needs of clients, seeks out and evaluates information sources.
  • Prepares and circulates abstracts, bibliographies, book lists, etc..
  • Collects, classifies and catalogues information, books and other material.
  • Selects and arranges for the acquisition of books, periodicals, audio-visual and other material.

Skills Employers Are Looking For

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Skills

Job postings

Learning Strategies
77
Reading Comprehension
76
Monitoring
74
Active Learning
73
Active Listening
71
Writing
71
Critical Thinking
70
Speaking
67
Mathematics
49
Science
25

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Truro College
College Road
Truro
Cornwall
TR1 3XX

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