Head of Library

RTC-1 Employment Services

Sharjah, UAE

Ref: QP275-842

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Position Title: Head of Library
Employment Type: Full time
Salary: Depending on experience and qualifications
Job Location: Sharjah, UAE

About the client:
The hiring company is a well-known university college that offers various programs in Business and Information Technology through their School of Business & School of Information Technology which are fully approved and accredited by the Ministry of Education in UAE

Job Role:
• Develops and updates department policies and procedures; provides training to new staff in library procedures (circulation duties, shelving, and patron assistance)
• Manages the fiscal responsibilities for library operations, including budget preparation, purchase orders, file maintenance, approval of expenditures, report reconciliation
• Weekly, monthly, semester and annual report preparation and submitting to management
• Supervise all the operational responsibilities of the Library staff and maintain the day-to-day operations of the Library Department
• Maintains and updates the databases with new arrivals of books / records / documents etc.
• Assesses library services and activities including collection for relevance to curriculum; sorts and deletes or retains collection with the suggestion of HOA & Dean
• Manages collection development including reviewing requests and publisher catalogs, soliciting inputs from faculty and staff in ordering new materials


• Open to Arabic nationals
• Male/Female, 50 years old and below
• Bachelor or Master’s degree in Library Studies and Information Sciences or any related courses
• At least 7 to 10 years of experience in managing a busy library
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Must be computer literate and well versed with latest developments in library technology
• Candidates who can join immediately will be prioritized

About the Company

RTC-1 Employment Services is a licensed recruitment firm based in Dubai, UAE. Our team has been in the market since 2004 and we are supporting various industries with their staffing needs across the Middle East and Africa.

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