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Campus Librarian, University of the West Indies

The ideal candidate should be a dynamic leader with an understanding of current issues in academic librarianship and a clear vision of the Library as a knowledge centre. The appointee is expected to develop the University’s Library Network and participate in decision making at the Campus Management level.

The ideal candidate must possess:

* Strong management skills and the ability to provide effective leadership for a team of professional and support staff in the Library;
* Working experience of current and emerging trends in ICT technologies which impact on the provision of modern Library services.
* Experience promoting Library services in various forum.
* Knowledge of technological advances and demonstrated capacity to develop and implement innovative strategies to enhance services provided by the University Library;
* Proven communication and interpersonal skills.

QUALIFICATION & EXPERIENCE

* Applicants should have an accredited MLS degree or equivalent. A second degree at the doctoral level would be an advantage;
* A minimum of seven (7) years of progressively responsible administrative experience in an academic or research library;
* A strong record of distinguished publications;
* Evidence of scholarly/professional activity or other distinguished contribution to the field of Library/Information Science would be an asset.

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