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Librarian

Posted 10 months ago by The American University of Kurdistan
Location Duhok Job Type Permanent
Salary Sector Education
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Lend and collect books, periodicals, videotapes, and other materials at circulation desks;
  • Process new materials including books, audiovisual materials, and computer software;
  • Sort books, publications, and other items according to established procedure and return them to shelves, files, or other designated storage areas;
  • Locate library materials for AUK students, including books, and all hard and soft tools, support them in their searches;
  • Inspect returned books for condition and due-date status, and compute any applicable fines;
  • Classify and catalog items according to content and purpose;
  • Prepare, store, and retrieve classification and catalog information, lecture notes, or other information related to stored documents, using computers;
  • Operate and maintain audiovisual equipment;
  • Facilitate the acquisition of books, pamphlets, periodicals, and audiovisual materials by checking prices, figuring costs, and preparing appropriate order forms;
  • Repair books, using mending tape, paste, and brushes;
  • Administer the technical process for new arrivals;
  • Ensure that the new arrivals are ready before display;
  • Avoid duplication of materials;
  • Conduct internal meetings with colleagues and volunteers and liaise with Supervisor to ensure that whole the technical process is completed properly;
  • Timely searching of materials;
  • Proper shelving;
  • Annual verifications.
 
Required Skills:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Library Science or Business Administration;
  • Library systems knowledge, skill in MS Offices with excellent classification knowledge;
  • Advanced English Language;
  • Initiative and creativity;
 
Required Competencies:
  • Business acumen (knows how business work);
  • Excellent Communication skills;
  • Approachability;
  • Attention to the readers;
  • Customer focus;
  • Organizing;
  • Patience;
  • Ability to work under pressure
 

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