Closing date Monday 9 September 2019  / Interview date Thursday 19 September 

The DEI is seeking a well-qualified, energetic and enthusiastic person to fill the post of Librarian who will have experience of working effectively as part of a small team.

The post is for a period of one year in the first instance. The successful candidate will ensure the smooth running of the library and support the ethos and aims of the DEI through an exciting period of development.

We are seeking someone with a sound knowledge of the challenges facing independent and historic libraries and an understanding of the current cultural, educational and funding environment is essential.

Salary: 20 hours per week pro rata £25,000

Working hours: Working hours are Monday -Friday 4hrs per day to be worked 9am-1pm.  See full job description for further details.

Reports to: The Librarian will provide leadership for all aspects of the DEI Library, reporting to the Chair of the Library Research and Publications Committee with a wider responsibility to the DEI Board of Trustees.

Based at: Devon and Exeter Institution Library and Reading Rooms, 7, Cathedral Close Exeter EX1 1EZ

Please download a full job description here: JDnewlibrarianpost19

How to apply:

·         Please download and complete the application form available here: DEI Job-application-form_ 2019

·         Email the completed form, for the attention of Margaret Knight, to

·         Hard copies of the form are available to collect from the DEI office

·         Hard copy applications will also be accepted in advance of the closing date of Monday 9 September 2019

Interviews will be held at the DEI on Thursday 19 September

Only candidates selected for interview will be contacted