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Facilities Assistant (Evening)

Library & Learning Services

Location:  Ormskirk
Salary:  £20,735 to £21,197 per annum pro rata
Permanent / Term Time
Post Type:  Part Time Term Time
Hours Per Week:  15
Weeks Per Year:  40
Work Pattern:  Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Closing Date:  Friday 03 February 2023
Interview Date:  Wednesday 22 February 2023
Reference:  EHA1216-0123

We’re here to create and harness knowledge, to deliver opportunity for everyone. 

About the Role

This is an exciting opportunity for a Facilities Assistant to work at the heart of our beautiful campus, in the newly built Catalyst building. The Catalyst was developed to provide a 24/7 destination to study, research and learn and is home to our Student Services, Library and Learning Services and Careers.

Facilities undertakes the management of spaces within the Catalyst. They ensure that the building offers high quality, adaptable and safe spaces to support our students in their study and research. The team also manage the circulation of stock in Catalyst and St James, Manchester.

As a Facilities Assistant you will work alongside the Evening Facilities Co-Ordinator, whereby you will be involved with general library duties including shelving, tidying of book stock, processing returned library stock and maintaining the Library’s acceptable use policy in relation to noise and inappropriate behaviour. You will also act as first point of contact for any students requiring assistance whilst using the building.

The role works 40 weeks a year between September and June. The hours for this role are Monday to Friday 8pm – 11pm.  

As this role includes pastoral care, including triaging mental health and wellbeing emergencies, current EHU students are unable to be considered for this role.

If this sounds like something you are interested in and would like to know more about this vacancy or require further information about the working hours you may wish to contact: Kelly Jameson, Catalyst Manager at 

About You

As a Facilities Assistant, you will:

  • Be confident carrying out routine tasks and able to work as part of a wider team to complete jobs. 
  • Be able to build relationships with both colleagues and users
  • Deliver an excellent customer experience
  • Have experience of managing or working in public spaces or buildings
  • Be able to use own judgement to solve problems and respond to customer needs

At Edge Hill University we value the benefits a rich and diverse workforce brings to our community and therefore welcome applications from all sections of society.

Rewards & Benefits

  • As a 40-weeks-per-year term time post-holder, you will be expected to take leave outside of your contracted working weeks. You receive 5.08 weeks additional pay (pro rata to your hours) in lieu of annual and statutory leave. 
  • Discounted membership to our onsite state-of-the-art sport and leisure facilities
  • Staff benefits scheme, which provides you with discounts across the high street, supermarket shopping, cinema tickets, dining out and more
  • A wide range of development programmes to enhance your career
  • Beautiful award-winning on-campus working environment
  • Automatic enrolment into the Local Government Pension Scheme with our employer contribution of 16.3

About Us 

At Edge Hill University we believe in the life changing opportunities knowledge can create. Since 1885, we’ve been creating access to knowledge for those who may not have had the opportunity to before. 

Today, the effect we have has a far-reaching impact, not just for those who come to study here but for those who work, invest in, and live in our local communities too. So, if you’ve ever wondered if one person can make a difference, simply speak to our alumni, students, and award-winning staff.

Because for us education isn’t about how much you take in. It’s about what you take out into the world. 

Inspiring minds and changing futures since 1885, Edge Hill University is “A great success story… an institution that improves and impresses year after year” – Times Higher Education.

Further details:    Job Description & Person Specification    
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