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MS & HS Librarian

school
Iqraa American School
location
Jleeb Shiyoukh , Kuwait
salary
US 1800 - 2500 a month
housing
Housing Allowance provided on Monthly basis or School Accommodation with transportation to and from School.
airfair
One round ticket allowance per year.
Start date
Ongoing
1 year
1
  • Middle School, High School
  • Office/Administration Staff
  • Bachelor
  • 6 years of teaching experience
  • Librarian
  • Other Certification
  • in-depth knowledge of library policies, procedures and practices
  • knowledge of bibliographic management tools and technology
  • knowledge of principles and practices of library materials acquisition
  • knowledge of proper research methodology
  • expertise in using online database services and virtual  reference services
  • proficient in standard office software applications
  • knowledge of conservation and preservation techniques for library materials
  • experience in budget development and management

Key Librarian Skills:

  • data collection and analysis
  • organizational and planning skills
  • detail-oriented
  • strong communication skills - written and verbal
  • problem analysis and problem solving skills
  • decision-making
  • collaborative skills
  • adaptability and flexibility
  • customer service orientation
  • Health Insurance - Provided upon completing the probation period. 
  • Medical check + Document attestation Reimbursement. 
  • One round ticket allowance per year. 
  • Housing Allowance provided on Monthly basis or School Accommodation with transportation to and from School. 

To provide professional research, reference and consultation services for the organization and users, to ensure efficient library operations and administration and to effectively maintain the library and its materials.

Main Job Tasks, Duties and Responsibilities:

  • establish and implement library policies and procedures
  • prepare and administer the budget for the library
  • allocate funds and monitor expenditure
  • determine and implement cost-effective and accurate methods for information retrieval
  • develop, organize and maintain library collections to meet the demands of specific user groups
  • coordinate print and electronic subscription requests
  • select, order and catalog relevant publications and multimedia
  • carry out cataloging and classification of all library resources
  • ensure a current and accurate inventory of library materials
  • maintain records and prepare statistical and analytical reports
  • assist users in the location of specific material and information
  • guide users regarding internet resources
  • train users in the discovery and management of information
  • respond rapidly and reliably to information requests through the use of all appropriate resources
  • conduct bibliographic searches to support user and organizational information needs
  • conduct in-depth research using both online and print resources
  • produce abstracts and reports using the research data collected
  • stay current with trends and developments by reviewing publications, attending professional events and receiving training from vendors
  • develop and maintain relationships with external bodies such as vendors and suppliers
  • promote awareness of research resources, library services and learning opportunities
  • ensure compliance with relevant laws and regulations including copyright in connection with use of library materials and resources
This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job

At Iqraa American School, we have high expectations of what our children can achieve and strive to inspire all children to develop a love of learning through our creative curriculum, so they make good progress and attain their very best; becoming confident and successful individuals in our changing world.

There is no doubt that the achievement of our students is built upon the partnership between students, parents and staff. Through the quality of the teaching and learning, the student support and commitment to extra-curricular activities we create the building blocks of success.

The school prides itself on its innovative and rich curriculum. We place a strong emphasis on working with parents and the community, enabling all students to maximize their abilities, ambitions, and academic potential in everything they do.

This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job

Licensed teachers can teach in Kuwait's private international schools for the chance to experience life in the Middle East while earning an excellent salary and benefits. Hot and sunny year-round, Kuwait's welcoming residents and beautiful weather make for an incredible experience teaching overseas.

Kuwait City
Arabic, English
4.35 million (140th)
Islam, Christianity
Hot/Humid
This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job

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