The Jafet Library has an opening for the position of Cataloging Librarian/Head of Cataloging Section, above grade 12. Since this provides an opportunity for promotion from within, please circulate this information and/or post it in your area of jurisdiction so that those interested and having the minimum qualifications may apply in writing to the Human Resources Department (Employment Section) not later than July 13, 2012
I. Basic Functions:
Heads supervises and coordinates the activities of the Cataloging section. Develops and Heads, supervises and coordinates the activities of the Cataloging section. implements cataloging guidelines and best practices in support of the academic and research programs at the University, and in anticipation of latest emerging cataloging tools and technologies; performs original and complex cataloging of library materials; solves complex cataloging cases; exercises authority control over names, series, etc.; implements best procedures for cataloging of e-materials (metadata, etc.); prepares reports and compiles related statistical information; performs other related duties.
II. Minimum Requirements:
Master’s degree in Library Science from an accredited university.
3 years’ library experience in an academic institution.
Good knowledge of Arabic and English, knowledge of French is desirable.
Knowledge of computer uses and applications.
Ability to respond and adapt to changing priorities and conditions.
Within the framework of Lebanese Law, the American University of Beirut is an equal opportunity employer.
Vice President for Human Resources
To apply please go to the following link:https://hrportal.aub.edu.lb/career/ViewVacancy.aspx?id=290