Consultant of Patron Services

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Title:

Consultant of Patron Services of Library Directorate of the «Nazarbayev University Library and IT Services» private entity

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Key and functional tasks of the department:

–    Performing library-information services for patrons;

–    Maintaining the safety and integrity of library collections; 

–     Working on increasing information literacy of library patrons;

–    Researching new methods and technologies used in local and foreign academic libraries and implementing them into practice;

–    Collaborating with the Nazarbayev University faculty

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Duties and Responsibilities:

–     Organizing efficient library services for the University students, faculty and staff by flexible schedule;

–    Researching and staying tuned to patrons’ informational needs, analyzing the effectiveness of the library collections use and the textbooks provision for the students;

–    Planning and providing course on information literacy;

–    Collaborating with faculty of Schools in collection development and other issues, acting as a subject librarian;

–    Organizing events and thematic book exhibitions;  

–    Timely and qualitative execution of other orders of the Entity management within the framework of their duties and powers

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Education:

Higher education in the field of Sciences and Humanities

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Work experience:

 

–    Experience in the library is encouraged; 

–    Work experience in the sphere of science and education, translation/interpreting, work in international corporation or related experience – at least 1 year; 

–    Experience of working with electronic databases

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Skills and Abilities Required:

Communicability, responsibility, imitativeness, teamwork skills, analytical skills, promptitude in obeying

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Languages:

Knowledge of Kazakh, Russian and English languages

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Deadline of CV submission:

Prior to the selection of the right candidate