Librarian

Announced Date:  2019-08-27
Last Deadline:  2019-09-19
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Organization: Kardan University
City: Kabul
Job Location: Kabul
Job Category: Business Development
Vacancy No: KARDAN-L-8-19
Employeement: FullTime
No of Job(s): 1
Experience: Three years
Education: Bachelor Degree
Contract Duration: Permanent with Three Months Probationary Period
Salary Scale: Competitive Salary
Nationality: Afghan
Gender: Male/Female
Deadline: 2019-09-19
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About Kardan University

Ranking No. 1 in accreditation by Ministry of Higher Education of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in 2018, Kardan University is the first and largest privately-owned University in Afghanistan. Established in 2002, Kardan University is devoted to excellence in teaching, learning, and research, and to developing leaders in numerous professional disciplines. With three campuses in Kabul, Kardan University currently offers quality and international standard educational opportunities to over 4,000 students in the field of Business, Economics, Political Science, International Relations, Journalism, Law, IT and Civil Engineering.

The University’s alumni group comprises of over 15,000 globally minded professionals who are contributing towards the development of Afghanistan’s public, private and non-profit sectors.

In 2018, Kardan University obtained its academic accreditation from Ministry of Higher Education and by getting the highest scores, becomes the top ranked university in Afghanistan. Kardan University becomes the only university from Afghanistan to be granted full membership at the Asia Pacific Quality Network (APQN). Kardan University is also a member of the Global Business School Network (GBSN) and is accredited by International Accreditation of Collegiate Business Education (IACBE).

Job Description

If you are looking for a professional and friendly work environment where employees are valued, supported, and recognized for their accomplishments and if you are a passionate, energetic and a results-oriented individual with strong communication skills and solid knowledge, this opportunity is for you. Kardan University is seeking a dedicated and experienced Librarian who will be responsible to manage and develop Kardan University’s physical and digital libraries. His main duties include the development and implementation of programs, strategies, and methodologies to develop library systems and increase customer awareness of library resources. 

We offer an exciting work environment conducive to academic and professional development of our people. Kardan University offers a competitive salary in the higher education industry plus a complete benefits package that includes sponsorship of international training, workshops and research conferences.

Duties & Responsibilities:

You will be expected to perform the following duties:

  • Select, develop, catalog, classify and maintain library resources.
  • Provide library and research services to all faculty and students of Kardan University.
  • Liaison with academic staff, external organizations, and suppliers to enrich library resources.
  • Ensure that library services meet the needs of particular groups of users.
  • Conduct short-term training and workshops on Library use and resources to increase awareness among students.
  • Prepare and implement policies and procedures related to the library.
  • Develop and manage convenient, accessible library and information services.
  • Maintain journals, newspapers, and periodicals within the library.
  • Prepare reports related to the stock of books, journals, etc.
  • Maintain a proper database of books, journals, and newspapers to facilitate readers.
  • Provide effective access to library collections and resources.
  • Assist students on how to use e-library.
  • Develop and maintain a special index system and files for special collections.
  • Ensure an accurate inventory of resources.
  • Provide internet facility and coordinate with the IT department for any IT related issues.
  • Monitor the effective use of the internet.
  • Coordinate with Admin Office for maintenance and repair services.
  • Perform any task given by his supervisor.

Job Requirement

  • Bachelor’s degree in business or relevant field
  • Three years of experience in library management or relevant field
  • Written and verbal proficiency in Dari, Pashtu, and English languages;
  • Good written and verbal communications skills;
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with a proven ability to thrive in team environments;

Submission Guideline

Interested candidates are requested to submit their resume and cover letter via email to jobs@kardan.edu.af

Kindly include the position title in the email subject line.

Kardan University is an equal opportunity employer and invites application from people of all backgrounds.

Should you require any further information about the details of the vacancy, feel free to contact our Human Resources Department via (+93) 0784 726 726. 

We thank all the applicants for their interest; however, only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.  

Submission E-mail

jobs@kardan.edu.af