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Provide basic and advanced library skills training. Use a variety of presentation techniques to convey information to library users.
Determine users’ information needs and identify materials, databases and web sites to fulfil those needs, and provide assistance in the search for and acquisition of such material.
Promote library services and materials through displays, brochures, news releases, web sites, and others.
Provide interlibrary loan assistance and obtain specialised materials from other sources
Catalogue, classify and reclassify all formats of material which may include monographs, serials, audio-visual materials and electronic resources, and register the same in the library database.
Process new books to get them ready for circulation: barcode, tag, label, etc.
Update and modify bibliographic records in the database.
Update cataloguing policies and procedures.
Facilitate staff training and guidance in the application of cataloguing rules and standards.
At least diploma holder; willing to work on a flexible schedule including weekend; know how to use database and MS office applications.
Perform a variety of tasks in support to user services. Provides circulation, user assistance, and maintain book shelving all throughout the library:
Provide circulation services such as issuing, returning, renewing, and reserving items.
Monitor overdue, damaged and lost items.
Do daily shelf reading. Examine stacks for incorrectly shelved and damaged books.
Perform other duties as needed.
At least Bachelor’s Degree in Library and Information Science or its equivalent, with experience in reference service OR classification and cataloguing,knowledge in electronic resources and emerging trends in instructional technology, Knowledge of cataloguing rules, standards, and tools such as AACR2, LC classification, and subject headings.
- Job Location:
- Muscat, Oman
- Company Industry:
- Education, Training, and Library
- Company Type:
- Employer (Private Sector)
- Job Role:
- Joining Date:
- Employment Status:
- Full time
- Employment Type:
- Monthly Salary Range:
- US$1,000 - $2,000
- Manages Others:
- Number of Vacancies:
- Career Level:
- Mid Career
- Years of Experience:
- Min: 1 Max: 10
- Residence Location:
- Bachelor's degree / higher diploma