Librarian required for Forman Christian College, Lahore

Last date for application: Sunday 16 October 2016

Forman Christian College (A Chartered University) has a vacancy for Librarian. He/she will conduct Information Literacy programs for the users and will assist in the technical processing and implementation of the integrated Library system at the Ewing Memorial Library.

The candidate will:

  • Assist users in the use of the library catalog and searching online databases
  • Conduct Information Literacy sessions for users as required
  • Organize and maintain the library’s collection of information resources
  • Implement policies and procedures for digitization of library resources
  • Demonstrate beginner-level proficiency with website design programs
  • Manage print and electronic databases, their copyrights/licensing
  • Develop, maintain and upgrade the library portal
  • Download MARC data and assist in the implementation of Integrated Library System
  • Coordinate with libraries to provide inter library loans
  • Manage and assist in developing the digitized FCCU’s thesis collection and assist developing the online repository;
  • Assist in the technical processing of the material on a when and where required basis
  • Share time on shifts to keep the Library open from 8:00 am till 10:00 pm as well as on Saturdays
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Chief Librarian

Applicants should have:

  • Masters in Library Science
  • At least 2-3 years of relevant work experience in a reputable Library;
  • Knowledge of OPACs and its usage
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office with excellent command on Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Publisher
  • Sound knowledge of electronic journals and  databases
  • Familiarity with Digital Library software and tools
  • In-depth knowledge of MARC21, AACR2 and LCSH
  • Familiarity with international cataloging and classifications standards
  • Good written and verbal communication skills

Interested candidates should send their CV, a cover letter, contacts of two referees, and copies of degrees and experience certificates. Applications must be emailed to by Sunday 16 October 2016. It is necessary to clearly mention the job title in the subject line.

Forman Christian College (A Chartered University) is an equal opportunity employer.


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