Job Description

Title: Librarian

Company Name: Uttara University

Vacancy: 01

Job Location: Dhaka (Uttara West)

Employment Status: Full-time

Educational Requirements:
∎ Education requirement:-
∎ • Honors and Master's degree in Information Science and Library Management with an excellent academic background.
∎ • Strong communication skills (written & spoken) in both English & Bengali;
∎ • Proficiency in using the current suite of MS Office productivity tools (e.g. MS Office, Internet and PowerPoint);

Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 15 year(s)

Job Responsibilities:
∎ 1. Full-fledged library circulation services to students and faculty
∎ 2. Knowledge on developing DSpace or Digital Institutional Repository
∎ 3. Knowledge on implementing library software systems such as Koha ILS
∎ 4. Conducting faculty workshop on creating research profiles and selecting and publishing in journals with high impact factors
∎ 5. Student orientation including plagiarism and using an plagiarism software including Turn It In, Grammarly, Mendeley, etc and conducting research support workshop
∎ 6. Knowledge on Vufind, Marc-21, Dublin Core Metadata
∎ 7. Managing e-resource subscription
∎ 8. Developing library website
∎ 9. Developing an effective Digital Library System;
∎ 10. Maintaining the Koha Integrated Library System;
∎ 11. Managing library budgets and resources.
∎ 12. Be responsible for developing a library and information resources center supporting teaching, independent research, and learning in the university.
∎ 13. Ensuring that library services meet the needs of users.
∎ 14. Developing IT facilities in the library.
∎ 15. Assisting readers to use computer equipment, conducting literature searches etc.
∎ 16. Promoting the library's resources to users.
∎ 17. Collecting and cataloging library resources including books, films, and publications.
∎ 18. Helping people locate reference and leisure reading materials.
∎ 19. Maintaining library records and ensuring they are up to date.
∎ 20. Performing regular audits of the information and inventory on file.
∎ 21. Educating patrons on how to properly search for information using the library databases.
∎ 22. Managing planning, and employee activities.
∎ 23. Overseeing the check-out process for books and other resource materials.
∎ 24. Organizing and hosting book sales, author signings, and other reading events.
∎ 25. Clarifying the use of library amenities and providing information about library policies.
∎ 26. Ensuring the library meets the needs of precise groups of its users, including postgraduate students and disabled students.

Additional Requirements:
∎ Age at least 40 years
∎ • Skills in the following fields are required:
∎ - Technical expertise in library software implementation and management;
∎ - Knowledge in categorizing the research articles of the teachers and students and also be an expert in detecting plagiarism using plagiarism software;

∎ As per the Uttara University policy.

Job Source: Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 18 Sep 2023

Company Information:
∎ 23 Aug 2023
∎ Uttara University
∎ Address : House-04, Road-15, Sector-06, Uttara Model Town, Uttara, Dhaka-1230.
∎ Business : Educational non-profit organization

Category: Education/Training

: Special instructions:1) Candidates must fill in the “Application Form” properly following the link: >> Career >> Job Application Form >> “Job Application Form for Administrative Position” and submit it (printed or soft copy) along with the CV, academic and other documents as a part of the application process. Please note that no application will be considered without this “Application Form”. 2) In case of sending hard copy applications, candidates are requested to mention the name of the position applied for on top-right corner of the envelope.In case of email, applicants are instructed to mention applicant’s name and the position applied for in email subject line.


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