Glasgow Life Assistant - School Work Experience

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Glasgow Life Assistant - School Work Experience

  • Service Area Libraries
  • Type of Opportunity  

This is an opportunity to spend a week working in the Granville St/Leisure and Lifestyle section of the Mitchell Library, serving customers, answering the telephone and meeting visitors. 

During your placement you will participate in some or all of the following:

  • Issue / discharge books and materials to customers
  • Assist new members to join the library
  • Learn to use some aspects of Galaxy, the library management system and catalogue
  • Learn and use good customer service skills
  • Find information from online and written sources
  • Help with customer enquiries
  • Be part of a team


  • Any restrictions (gender/age) Placement is restricted to pupils in Glasgow secondary schools
  • Location/Address of opportunity Leisure and Lifestyle The Mitchell Library, North Street, Glasgow. G3 7DN
  • Contact for opportunity Learning & Development Team -
  • Number of opportunities 3
  • Skills/attributes/experience A friendly and helpful manner plus basic IT skills are required.
  • Time requirement (number of hours per day/week) 5 days for a total of 32.5 hours
  • Defined Hours Monday - Friday 9:30am - 5:00pm
  • Additional information These placements will be offered in line with dates allocated by the pupil's school.
  • How to Apply Apply Online or By Post
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