Library Ambassador Vacancies


3 weeks of voluntary work in the McClay Library from 19 September 2016


We are recruiting a small number of Library Ambassadors to work in the McClay Library during Welcome Week and the first two weeks of term.

It is a voluntary, unpaid, temporary post for students who would like to help new students find their way around the Library.

The time commitment is 18 hours spread over a three week period. The experience may be used to contribute towards the Degree Plus Award (Category B).

Role of the Library Ambassador

  1. To help and encourage students to use the Library  by showing them the self service facilities, explaining how to print and, showing them how and where to find books etc. etc.
  2.  To provide guided tours of the Library.
  3.  To assist with “Welcome Week” events in the Library.


  1.  A Queen’s student who will be re-enrolling in September 2016.
  2. Friendly, approachable, outgoing and reliable
  3.  Interested in library work and keen to help other students.
  4. Available to attend a couple of training sessions. (Provisionally week beginning 12 September 2016
  5. Available to work:-
  • 2 hours per day (between 11am and 4pm) on 3 days during week beginning 19 September
  • 2 hours per day (between 11am and 4pm) on 3 days during week beginning 26 September
  • 2 hours per day (between 11am and 4pm) on 3 days during week beginning 03 October


Send an A4 page as an email attachment to the with                                “Library Ambassador Volunteer” in the subject heading.

Include the following information:

  1.  Your name, student number and Queen’s email address.
  2. What you are studying and at what level.
  3. An outline of any relevant experience or aptitude.
  4. The reasons why you want to work as a volunteer in the Library.
  5.  A summary of what you could contribute if selected.

The closing date for applications is Friday 13th May 2016.


On the basis of this application, a small number of students will be invited for an informal chat. (Provisionally 3 June or 6 June).

It will be a chance for you to decide if you are interested in committing and, for us to decide if you would be suitable for the role.

It will also be an opportunity for you to bring forward ideas for supporting new students in the library.



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