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

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Title:

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

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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 according to 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;

·         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 or work experience in the sphere of science and education, translation/interpreting, work in international corporation or related experience.

Experience of working with electronic databases.

A broad general cultural preparation.

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Skills and Abilities Required

Adaptability of thinking, communicability, responsibility, leadership skills, initiative, teamwork skills, analytical and pedagogical skills.

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Languages

Fluency in English (written and oral) required.

Fluency in Kazakh and Russian language (at a level sufficient to maintain official correspondence and document management) required.

 

Deadline

Prior to the selection of the right candidate.