Librarian required at LUMS

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Apply by: Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Job Description

Incumbent will be responsible for handling the Library’s growing electronic resources, support in cataloging and activation of the help desk.

Responsibilities:

  • Identify, evaluate and suggest appropriate library resources available through web-based platforms.
  • Arrange trial periods for specific web-based products and evaluate their usefulness.
  • Subscription/renewal of print and electronic resources.
  • Conduct information literacy sessions of the faculty, student and staff. Brief visitors about the library.
  • Organization and representation of electronic resources in the library catalog and web pages.
  • Assist in developing LUMS indigenous resources and web application.
  • Promote the use of print journals and electronic resources and maintain use statistics.
  • Coordinate with Higher Education Commission in acquiring access to various online databases.
  • Report generation through SCOPUS, Web of Science and other similar databases with different publication styles of referencing.
  • Operate help desks and provide reference and research support.
  • Any other duty assigned by the Head of the Library.

Work Schedule:

Business hours often extend into the evenings and weekends to accommodate the needs of current workloads and event schedules.Skills: 

  • Advanced MS excel skills
  • Analytical
  • Negotiation
  • Customs, tariffs, transportation rules and regulations
  • Database Management
  • Good English language skills
  • Information Technology
  • Library (Technical)
  • Planning
  • Problem Solving

Behavior:

  • Accountable
  • Committed
  • Creative
  • Diplomatic
  • Customer oriented
  • Hard Working
  • Proactive
  • Supportive
  • Team Player

Qualification: Masters in Library and Information Science (first class/3.0 CGPA)Knowledge: 

  • In depth knowledge of user services, electronic resource & copy rights.

Experience (Minimum): 03 years of working experience in the capacity of a Librarian in an academic set up

Apply at: hrd@lums.edu.pk

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