Library Systems Co-Ordinator – King Abdullah University of Science and Technology

Date Posted: 2013/06/26 19:25:27
Expiry Date: 2013/08/25
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King Abdullah University of Science and Technology

Library Systems Co-Ordinator
King Abdullah University of Science and Technology

KAUST (King Abdullah University of Science and Technology)

Library Systems Co-Ordinator
Competitive Tax-free Salary

Under the direction of the Manager of Technical and Digital Services, this position supports the operations of technical and digital services and management of electronic resources in the integrated library system and the web.  You will collaborate with Subject Specialists on electronic collection development and supports the Systems Librarian in administering the development and maintenance of the Library web site.  

Key Duties

· Act as the interface between the Library and the vendor company providing technical support and troubleshooting technical issues.
· coordinate and work closely with the Systems Librarian to support and administer the work associated with the integrated library system to include performing tasks, creating documentation, and maintaining files.
· Manage electronic journals within the integrated library system including generating reports to identify and remove duplicate records and recommend improvements.
· Monitor the library website, implement regular updates, and recommend improvements.
· Coordinate with KAUST IT to maintain the library AV and lab equipment. Train others, troubleshoot, and recommend enhancements as needed.
· Organize and manage projects assigned by the manager in the areas of knowledge management and faculty profiling.
Generate monthly statistical reports on system usage to include cataloging, circulation, acquisition, etc.
· Assist manager with reports including searching and ordering statistics.
· Recommend, develop, and implement policies, standards, goals, and procedures to meet objectives and to continuously improve workflow in technical and digital services.
· Provide back up in technical services and general Library activities including cataloging, Information desk, and shelf maintenance.
· Maintain statistics and contribute to creating accurate and timely reports and documentation
· Develop and deliver training to Library staff as needed.
· Participate in training/development activities and workshops to enhance skills and competencies.

Required Skills, Experience and Education

· Familiar with integrated library systems.
· Demonstrated skills analyzing problems and performing multiple tasks.
· Demonstrated skills with MS Office. 
· Experience with advanced spreadsheets preferred.
· Demonstrated customer service skills including experience interacting with a diverse population including faculty, researchers, graduate students, fellow library staff, campus administrative staff, and vendors.
· Demonstrated flexibility to work a variety of operational areas and a variety of hours that may include evening and weekends.  
· Able to continuously learn and acquire basic knowledge or library resources and services, computers, and information technology, internet searching, sources, and office tools and software.
· Reliable and dependable in attendance and completing assignments.
· Attention to detail and able to consistently follow instructions and procedures.
· Able to work independently and as part of a team to produce results solve problems, initiate ideas and projects.
· Excellent communication and interpersonal skills required.
· Fluent reading and speaking in English.
· BA/BS degree required in Computer Science or related field. Master’s degree preferred.
· Minimum 3 years experience in a professional office environment providing customer service and /or administrative support services.   
· Experience in a library environment required
· Experience of Millenium software essential

To apply, visit the KAUST website at .  All applications must be submitted through this site for consideration.



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Company Profile

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) is being built in Saudi Arabia as an international, graduate-level research university dedicated to inspiring a new age of scientific achievement in the Kingdom that will also benefit the region and the world. KAUST is the realization of a decades-long vision of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud.

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