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Wednesday, March 9, 2016

[LIBJOBS] Job Opportunity and the American University in Cairo

Reference / Instruction Librarian
American Universtiy in Cairo

The American University in Cairo is searching for a new Reference / Instruction Librarian.  The successful candidate would join the Research and Information Services Department. Major job duties include collaborating with fellow RIS librarians in the development and delivery of an undergraduate course in information literacy, an essential part of AUC's Core Curriculum; teaching "one-shot" library instruction sessions for undergraduate and graduate courses; providing research services to students and faculty, and offering liaison and collection development services to targeted academic departments.

The successful candidate must have: an ALA-accredited MLS degree (or equivalent); excellent written and oral English (native proficiency), and must be skilled in current information retrieval technologies.  He / she will have demonstrated skills and experience in delivering top-notch research services, as well as subject expertise appropriate to a liberal arts institution of higher learning.  Experience in instruction (one-on-one and classroom) in an academic library environment is essential, as is the ability to work both independently and as part of a tight-knit team.  AUC Library's Learning Commons is a fast-paced environment, so we desire someone who is able to sustain a strong service-oriented attitude when working with library users. HIGHLY DESIRABLE: a second Master' s degree; library subject area experience or academic background;  proficiency in a second language and experience in a multicultural environment are desirable but not mandatory.

All applicants must use AUC's HR interview exchange service to submit the following documents online: a) a current CV; b) a letter of interest; c) a statement of teaching philosophy, and d) a completed Personnel Information Form.  [Please visit < in> order to do so.]  Also note that three reference letters be emailed directly to

Benjamin Carter
Head of Research and Information Services
Main Library
The American University in Cairo
New Cairo, Egypt

Room P014, Main Library
Tel: +2.2.2615.3779

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