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

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Title:

Senior Manager 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 Nazarbayev University faculty.

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Duties and Responsibilities

1) Organizing efficient reference services for students, faculty and staff of the University in the reading room according to flexible schedule;

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

3) Planning and providing course on information literacy;

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

5) Organizing events and thematic book exhibitions;  

6) Participation as an instructor in workshops on translations of advanced experience in librarianship; 

7) Timely and qualitative execution of other orders of the Entity management within the framework of their duties and powers.

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Education:

  • Academic degree in Library and information Sciences, Sciences, Humanities; 
  • Either higher library education and / or internship/academic year in library and IT programs abroad;

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Work experience

 

 

  • At least 3 years of experience in the library field;
  • Have published articles;
  • A broad general cultural preparation;
  • Knowledge of contemporary sources of print and electronic information, organization and management of information;

·         Skills in conducting trainings and seminars on information literacy and critical thinking for faculty members and students.

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Skills and Abilities Required

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

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Languages

Fluency in English, Kazakh and Russian language.

 

Deadline

Prior to the selection of the right candidate.