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Librarian Job in Kuwait
American Academy for Girls , Kuwait

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Experience
1 Year
Salary
0 - 0
Job Type
Job Shift
Job Category
Requires Traveling
No
Career Level
Telecommute
No
Qualification
As mentioned in job details
Total Vacancies
1 Job
Posted on
Apr 29, 2021
Last Date
Jul 29, 2021
Location(s)

Job Description

We are looking for an experienced librarian with a passion for learning and books to join our team. You’ll ensure that the library runs smoothly on a daily basis, and all patrons are happy with our services. Also, some important librarian tasks you’ll undertake include developing, organizing, and updating library records. To do this job, you’ll need to be a people person, since you’ll regularly interact with patrons and other library employees. Endurance and patience is also a must, as you’ll often handle multiple duties at the same time, for instance, showing people how to use the resources database or updating the information system. If you fit this description and you’re also adept in shushing noisy patrons, we’d like to hear from you.

Responsibilities
  • Oversee the library to ensure cleanliness, order, and protection of the library's resources
  • Develop and organize library inventory (e.g. with books, collections, periodicals, multimedia, etc.)
  • Conduct regular checks and updates on database information
  • Help patrons research reading materials and references
  • Answer patrons’ questions via phone or email
  • Publish and update content on the library’s website (e.g. book summaries, reviews, blog, etc.)
  • Research and implement new information system techniques
  • Organize activities and promotional events (e.g. children’s storytelling, author readings, book sales, etc.)
  • Manage library budgeting and billing for new equipment
  • Supervise library assistants and other staff

Requirements

  • Previous experience as a librarian
  • Experience using computers and working with electronic databases
  • Familiarity with information management systems
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Effective communication
  • Ability to multitask
  • A patient and friendly personality
  • A degree in Library Science; a Master’s in Library Science or Information Management is a plus

Job Specification

American Academy for Girls

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