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Library Assistant (UAE National)

Institute of Applied Technology UAE Posted 2017/07/05 08:17:20 Expires 2017-09-03 642 People have applied Ref: JB1001850967 Source: TAMM

Job Description

This position assists in supporting the learning and teaching objectives of the college through the effective delivery of Library and Ed Tech services to students and faculty. The position is responsible for providing front counter library service and for providing administrative and clerical assistance in day-to-day library operations. Tasks and Responsibilities • Handles library transactions using the system-wide integrated library system. • Performs circulation check-in and check-out of materials, maintains user records, prepares and distributes overdue notices, performs intercollege loan transactions, registers community patrons and maintains records. • Shelves and maintains library resources including books, audio-visual materials, CD-ROMs, computer disks, newspapers, periodicals, kits and teachers’ resources. • Assists in the maintenance of materials and follows storage and disposal procedures as required. • Assists in performing acquisitions and data entry tasks as required. • Screens user queries, answers basic reference and directional queries, refers more complex queries to the Library Technician, and assists users with basic library research. • Monitors library user behaviour, maintains tidy appearance of library shelves and study spaces, shelves new and returned materials, performs shelf-reading tasks, performs clerical tasks related to acquisitions and collection maintenance. • Assists students and staff in using library computers, photocopiers and AV equipment; provides basic maintenance on photocopiers and other equipment. • Records daily statistics and assists in preparing monthly statistical report. • Maintains library stationery supplies and files.


• Fluency in written and spoken English, Arabic an advantage. • Proficiency in MS Office and ICDL certification is a must. • Experience in the use of integrated library systems. • Ready to work evening shift (12:00 pm – 8:00 pm)

Job Details

Job Location UAE
Company Industry Education, Training, and Library; Administration
Company Type Employer (Public Sector)
Job Role Education/Training
Joining Date 31 March 2020
Number of Vacancies 1
Job code 1001850967/2017

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Entry level
Residence Location United Arab Emirates
Nationality United Arab Emirates
Degree/Education level Bachelor

About This Company

Institute of Applied Technology

Education, Training, and Library United Arab Emirates www.iat.ac.ae

With state-of the-art facilities and excellent support services, the Institute of Applied Technology (IAT) offers career-based technical education at the secondary and tertiary levels. IAT’s aim is to meet the industrial and technical challenges and requirements that will allow UAE national students to move on to higher education and pursue their careers in the higher technologies. The IAT, with its campuses in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, Dubai, Ras Al Khaimah, Fujairah and Al Shahama, encompasses higher learning start-ups in aviation, logistics, nursing and vocational training.

The Institute is government funded, founded in 2005 through Royal decree of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the United Arab Emirates, and Ruler of Abu Dhabi as a corporate body with full financial and administrative independence.

The teaching medium and mode of communication across the organization is English.

Salary and Benefits:
The IAT offers a competitive tax-free package

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