Maynooth University Library invites expressions of interest, from fully qualified librarians, in three short‐term part‐time (20 hours per week maximum) Assistant Librarian contract posts.


Post 1:
The candidate should have excellent database searching and report writing skills and an interest in researching/reporting on the following topics

·         Research Data Management: policy development and platforms

·         Open Access: national and international developments

·         Resource accessibility


Post 2:

·         Collection development and assessment

·         Resource Description: cataloguing (MARC, AACR2 / RDA), and classification (DDC)


Post 3:

The candidate should have excellent MS Excel skills and experience managing both qualitative and quantitative data and have an interest in

·         LibQual

·         Statistics and statistical analysis


Applicants should include a covering letter, a curriculum vitae and the names of two referees and be sent to Helen Fallon, Deputy Librarian, by e-mail helen.b.fallon@nuim by Wednesday 31st May. Please put AL-Summer Projects in the Subject line of the e-mail.

Payment will be on the first point of the Assistant Librarian scale €18.67 per hour




Helen Fallon



Helen Fallon

Deputy University Librarian


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