UNITED ARAB EMIRATES UNIVERSITY

Library Specialist I, Cataloging

Location
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Salary
7000 to 18000 AED
Posted
Saturday, 12 September 2020
End of advertisement period
Thursday, 31 December 2020
Ref
2543
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Description

  • Performs subject cataloging of Arabic and foreign materials on all subjects and formats, using LCSH, LC classification, and Qaimat Rus al-Mawduat al-Araabiyah.
  • Performs descriptive cataloging of Arabic and foreign materials on all subjects and formats, according to AACR2, MARC21 standards, RDA rules
  • Keeps up-to-date with latest developments on international standards of Bibliographic Control and metadata protocols.
  • Establishes local cataloging policies to meet local requirements, which are not fully covered by international standards
  • Recommends, continually reviews, and implements cataloging policies and procedures.
  • Coordinates and conducts trainings on bibliographic control standards and local policies
  • Participates in planning, monitoring, and reviewing the works of library assistants and other staff of the department.
  • Interprets the departments’ policies and procedures, and suggests areas for development and improvement
  • Establishes authority records and oversees the accuracy and development of Authority Control of the bibliographic database maintenance
  • Other duties as assigned by immediate supervisor (create lists, collection statistics …etc.)

Minimum Qualification

  • Degree in Library science
  • Sound knowledge of RDA, AACR2 and MARC21
  • Sound knowledge of the use of (LCSH), and Qaimat Rus al-Mawduat al-Araabiyah, LC classification.
  • Ability to catalogue efficiently and accurately.

Preferred Qualification

  • Experience to catalog and classify Arabic and foreign materials on all subjects and formats, according to AACR2, MARC21 standards, RDA rules, LC classification, LCSH and QRMA
  • Experience to use Library Systems/Platforms, Preferred OCLC
  • Knowledge to create and modify authority records (name & subject) according to international standard

Expected Skills/Rank/Experience

  • At least 5 years recent experience in cataloging and classification of all materials.
  • Experience using an integrated library system.
  • Reading knowledge of Arabic and English.
  • Good oral and written communication skills ·
  • Good general IT skills (MSWord, email, internet, …etc.)

Division Libraries Deanship

Department Technical Service&Scholary Com.Unit

Job Close Date 31-12-2020

Job Category Staff

Salary 7000 to 18000 AED

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