Assistant University Librarian for Technical Services (American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates)

Assistant University Librarian for Technical Services (American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates)

An exceptional international opportunity awaits an innovative forward-thinking librarian at the American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates (near Dubai). Areas of responsibility include: day-to-day management of technical services staff, acquisitions, materials budget monitoring, serials, cataloging, processing, interlibrary loan/document delivery, integrated library system, and electronic resource management. Responsibilities may also include providing reference services. Required Qualifications ALA-accredited MLS; a minimum of three years of recent experience; progressively responsible supervisory experience of both librarians and paraprofessionals in an academic library; direct experience with acquisitions and cataloging, both print and electronic resources; substantial experience with AACR, LCSH, LC classification, MARC21, and library automated systems; knowledge and understanding of best practices, current issues and trends in technical services and library technologies; excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication and planning skills. For further information please see: http://www.aus.edu/employment/staff.php

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