2 year Fixed Term Appointments
Your role in the NPIA
You will be working within the Policing Policy and Practice (PPP) directorate, which is responsible for the strategic planning, development, evaluation and co-ordination of change and improvement in policing on behalf of the police service and government. It develops and promotes research and knowledge resources for policing and criminal justice, making them available nationally and internationally. It also develops and oversees the implementation of evidence-based good practice. This Directorate also includes Planning and Performance Management. This role will offer opportunities for the successful candidates to progress into more specialist roles within the Library and Information Sector.
Promptly answer requests for material by issuing books or supplying copies of articles, including supplying or obtaining material through inter-library loan
Complete the daily production and dispatch of overdue reminders and reservation recalls, generating replacement costs notices when required
Staff the Issue Desk on a rota basis (includes opening up and closing down the Library facility, receiving and dealing with postal deliveries, assisting Library users in person and answering the telephone)
Create bibliographic records for journal articles and electronic resources selected by the Librarian on the Library Catalogue, adhering to data entry formats
Ensure Library material is shelved correctly; missing stock recorded and dealt with appropriately; repairs to stock as required; and redundant material disposed of in accordance with Library policy and practice
You must have/be:
Good levels of literacy and numeracy
Good communication skills (both oral and written)
Comfortable communicating with diverse groups of people, at all levels across the organisation
Accuracy and attention to detail
Flexibility towards new tasks
Demonstrable experience working in a customer facing role (desirable)
Practical experience of working in a library or knowledge/information environment (advantageous)
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Outlook
Bramshill is situated approximately 30 minutes between Reading and Basingstoke and has good road links for the M3 and the M4. There is no public transport available to the site and so a car is essential.
The NPIA is due to close on the 31 December 2012 and these roles will transfer to the successor body, The College of Policing for the duration of their term.
An application pack can be downloaded from our website by clicking below.
Please send completed application forms to firstname.lastname@example.org or to HR Department, Bramshill, Hook, Hampshire RG27 0JW.
No agencies please.
If you have trouble downloading any of the documents, or for further information regarding this position, please contact us via email: email@example.com or by phone: 01256 602798.
Closing date: 31 August 2012
We anticipate that interviews will be held the week commencing the 17 September 2012.
NPIA is committed to valuing diversity and promoting equality of opportunity for all.