Title Librarian
Location Selected Location(s)
Position Available To All Candidates
 
Position Summary

The Librarian supports teaching and learning objectives through the effective delivery of Library and Learning Centre services to students and faculty. The incumbent ensures that all library users are properly orientated with library services, resources and technologies. To this end, the Librarian plans and delivers information skills instruction, provides reference services, and produces instructional materials. The Librarian works closely with faculty and Academic Central Services to develop library collections which are aligned with curricular and research needs. In the smaller colleges, the Librarian is responsible for oversight of daily Library operations.

 

Requirements
  • A Master's Degree in Library and Information Science, or Post-Graduate equivalent in Library and Information Science, or equivalent, that is recognized by a professional Library Association (e.g. - ALA)
  • A minimum 3 years of library related experience
  • Knowledge of accessing and utilizing information sources in all formats
  • High degree of computer literacy and demonstrated competency using integrated library systems
  • Ability to work effectively as a team member in a multi-cultural environment
  • Demonstrated willingness to engage in professional development activities in order to develop and improve new and current skills, and to adapt to the evolving needs of the organization
  • Experience facilitating Informed Learning (Library skills classes) to non-native English speakers is desirable

 

The Higher Colleges of Technology is committed to the recruitment and development of UAE Nationals. We encourage applications from Emirati candidates who can contribute to the HCT’s mission.
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