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Library Specialist Jobs in Doha at Qatar Museums

Title: Library Specialist

Company: Qatar Museums

Location: Doha

Key Accountabilities:
Role purpose: Position is responsible for leading library team and overseeing and managing all library operations and services, in addition to duties associated with a Staff Librarian position.
Duties & responsibilities:

Organizes collection and conducts research based on the collection and its history

Concurrently performs the duties of a Staff Librarian

Plans, organizes, and directs a comprehensive library program of services to the community.

Supervises staff and volunteers, and acts as a liaison between the other sections in Department and Library team

Proposing, drafting and interpreting policies, procedures and guidelines;

Advises departments of temporary and other changes or conditions.

Interviews candidates along with Head of Section

Train or help train new employees.

Responds to inquiries, requests, and complaints of patrons, and provides specialized assistance to users with particular needs.

Reviews material selection and assists in Library Collection Development.

Collaborates with Head of Section on annual performance appraisals.

Participates in QM library meetings, monitors communications to implement and coordinate changes in policies and procedures.

Participates in training workshops to develop appropriate knowledge, skills and abilities to improve services and adapt to changes.

Performs staff service duties and supports operations of all GC Sections

Works closely with Collection Management section on documenting, separating and housing of manuscripts, old and rare books.

Performs similar or related work as required.

Qualifications/Requirements:

Minimum 3-5 years working within library environment, preferably poses museum or gallery experience. Knowledge of contemporary practices of Library management and time-based conservation and collection care and management would be strongly beneficial.

Master’s degree in Library studies, Art History, History or related field

Professional library qualification.

Experience in an academic or education library (preferred).

Experience in organizational responsibility.

Well-developed management and leadership skills.

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Expert user of library management systems and confident in the use of information technology.

Versatility, initiative and problem solving capabilities.

Ability to think laterally and holistically.

Sensitivity to the multicultural nature of the college.

Master’s degree in Library studies, Art History, History or related field

Minimum 3-5 years working within library environment, preferably poses museum or gallery experience. Knowledge of contemporary practices of Library management and time-based conservation and collection care and management would be strongly beneficial.

Job Type: Full-time

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