Librarian

Full Time
EXPIRES 29 May, 2021

Job Location

2442 Track A Plantation Providence EBD

Description

Overall Management of Library.

The Librarian is responsible for providing library and research services for the organization and maintenance of the library and its collections.

Requirements

Certificate in librarian information science (CLSE)  
Post graduate Diploma in Library Automation & Networking                                     
 

10 to 15 years experience

Responsibilities

1. Manage the planning, administrative and budgetary functions of library and information services
a. Establish, implement and review library and information policies and procedures
b. Develop and manage convenient, accessible library and information services
c. In coordination with the administrative department, establish and manage the budget for library and information services, technology andmedia
d. Order materials and maintain records for payment of invoices
e. Analyze and evaluate library and information services, technology and media service requirements
f. Prepare reports related to library and information services, technology and mediaservices, resources and activities
g. Through the accounts department, collectionfines and fees.
h. Coordinate with colleges regarding requisition, availability, utilization and review of library materials such as books, journals, periodicals and others.
2. Management of Digital Library which includes
a. Searching, retrieval, locating, browsing, navigation and archiving digital documents
b. Content delivery, digital storage, and preservation of digital documents
c. Cataloguing,  Classification, Management and dissemination of Digital Information System, Digital documents and digital reference services
d. Perform original cataloguing and classification of print, audio-visual and electronic resources
e. Automate the library process by making use of library software to retrieve the physical location of the books.
f.  Use  Technical architecture with following search tags:
i. Bibliographic databases that point to both paper and digital materials
ii. Indexes and finding tools
iii. Collections of pointers to Internet resources directories
iv. Primary materials in various digital formats like  photographs , numerical data sets  and electronic journals
3. Provide effective access to library collections and resources
a. Develop and maintain collections management policies and procedures
b. Developand maintain special indexing systems and files for special collections
4. Maintain the organization of library materials
a. Ensure an accurate inventory of resources
b. Ensure efficient retrieval by users
c. Search external database programs for the availability of cataloguing copy
d. Maintain inventories, compile statistics and generate reports as required
e. Develop and maintain cataloguing procedures
f. Distribute materials for cataloguing
g. Determine the type of cataloguing required
h. Enter cataloguing data into the library's automated system
i. Process resources for placement on shelf
j. File cards in shelf list
k. Complete cataloguing records where only partial copy is available
l. Index materials for the pamphlet collection
5. Provide library services in response to the information needs of library users
a. Train library users to effectively search the Library catalogue, Internet and otherelectronic resources
b. Maintain circulation files, records and statistics
6. Perform other related duties or any other lawful duties as assigned.

Remuneration

Will be discussed at the interview

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Interested and Qualified Aspirants, send CV to Roshinie.lall@tau.edu.gy   | careers@tau.edu.gy

Texila American University

Lot 2442, Plantation Providence, East Bank Demerara, Guyana

Telephone # 592-265-7651 / 265-7652 / 265-7650

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Overview

Texila American University (TAU) , one of the best Caribbean Medical Schools is located in Guyana, the only English-speaking country in South America. TAU offers several Health Science programs with a high level of professionalism, exactness and problem solving skills. The University is committed to providing the best-in-class programs that facilitate further education and knowledge throughout their life.
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