Librarian II at University of the West Indies

July 11, 2024

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Qualifications and Experience

The successful candidate must possess an accredited Master’s degree in Library and Information Science.

Candidates should also possess:

  • Significant experience in providing teaching, learning and research support services to students and members of faculty
  • Experience in managing teams and working cross functionally
  • Experience conducting outreach and liaison services
  • Capacity to contribute to the development of library services through the harnessing of appropriate technologies and communication channels
  • Facility in the review, evaluation, selection, and deselection of print/electronic library resources for purchase in accordance with academic and institutional goals
  • Competence in the development policies and procedures to ensure quality service

Candidates with the following would have an advantage:

  • Evidence of participation in continuing professional development activities
  • Experience with integrated library management systems
  • Knowledge of cataloguing standards and metadata schema such as MARC, RDA, and Dublin Core, etc
  • Familiarity with citation management styles and software

The following would be considered assets:

  • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience working in an academic library
  • Conducts research and contributes to the published literature in the field of Library and Information Science

Detailed application and full curriculum vitae should be sent to the Campus Registrar, c/o HR Division (Appointments Section), Main Administration Building, The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago, W.I. via e-mail: STA-HRApplications@sta.uwi.edu. Three (3) referees (one of whom should be from your present organization) must be indicated. Application forms may be obtained at http://www.sta.uwi.edu in the Faculty & Staff, Staff Vacancies section. Further particulars including remuneration package may also be obtained at the above address. In order to expedite the appointment procedures, applicants are advised to ask their referees to send their signed references under CONFIDENTIAL cover DIRECTLY to the Campus Registrar at the above address without waiting to be contacted by the University. Applications received after the deadline date will not be considered.

The University would like to thank all applicants for their interest. Please note, however, that only shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged or contacted.

Deadline for receipt of applications: 2024 August 04   



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