Associate Director of Learning Resource Center 

Saudi Arabia (SA)
13 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
13 Jul 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Associate Director of Learning Resource Center 
Department:         Learning Resource Center
Reports to:         Director of Learning Resource Center

The Associate Director of the Learning Resources Center provides support to the Director in the delivery of library operations and the development of an effective program of library services and learning support activities for female students. The Associate Director works to deliver these programs in concert with the mission, goals and objectives of the University.

Major Duties and Responsibilities: 
•    Assists in the development, coordination and evaluation of the functions and activities of all Learning Resources Center departments in providing effective and efficient library services to the University’s female students.
•    Represents the Learning Resources Center on internal and external committees on issues dealing with female students.
•    Maintains responsibility for the Learning Resources Center collections accessed by female students.
•    Assists the Director with the management of the Learning Resources Center budgets.
•    Provides support services that facilitate teaching, learning, and research for female students through close collaboration with faculty and campus computing staff.
•    Engages in all aspects of planning for the Learning Resources Center related to the delivery of services for female students.
•    Oversees the Learning Resources Center’s collection development policy and priority decisions as they relate to female students.
•    Assists with the planning and implementation of technology for the Learning Resources Center as well as planning for design and renovation.
•    Collaborates with the Vice Rector for Academic Affairs, Directors and other PMU officers to achieve the objectives of the University.

•    A Master of Library Science degree from an accredited university.
•    The ability to speak and write fluently in English.
•    At least three years of progressively responsible experience in an academic library.
•    A demonstrated familiarity with overall library operations, including long-term planning and personnel. 
•    Commitment to the role of academic libraries in supporting teaching and research
•    Understanding of current issues and emerging technologies in academic librarianship.
•    A record of active participation and leadership roles in professional associations.
•    Excellent communication skills.

Benefits and Conditions 

PMU offers an income tax-free compensation package, commensurate with rank and experience, including 12-month salary, PMU accommodation, annual vacation, and annual round-trip airfare to the home country, medical insurance and end of contract benefits.

How to Apply: 

Applications must include a letter of interest, curriculum vita (include a recent photo; state citizenship; and links to Google Scholar and LinkedIn profile), unofficial copy of Ph.D. Diploma, statement of research and teaching interests as well as the names, addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses of at least three professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until positions are filled.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Please send application materials, via email, clearly stating the position applied for, to:

Human Resources: 

Ms. Shazia Sammer

Ms. Tedda Jane Castro

Ms. Rania Sinno