American University of Afghanistan hiring Library Director

(18 May 2016) The American University of Afghanistan (AUAF) is a private, non-profit university offering an American-style liberal arts education.  It is a young, dynamic university with a student population of above 1,000 students. Construction has recently begun on a new 75 acre international campus.

AUAF is seeking a qualified candidate for the position Director of Library to begin in July 2016.

The Director of the Library has overall responsibility for collections, services, and facilities, and provides the leadership and direction for all professional staff, support staff, and student assistants in the university library.  Specific duties include collection development, cataloging, and provision of reference services, as well as the establishment, organization and maintenance of AUAF instructional materials in the library and textbook store.  The Director of the Library has primary responsibility for building the vision and plans for the Library, the management of collections funds and operating budgets; library public relations; staff selection, supervision and development; and facilities planning for library services for AUAF.  The Director of the Library participates actively in the organizational support of AUAF programs and services, and is included in the AUAF administrative staff meetings; s/he fosters and maintains strong ties with the faculty as well as with administration. The Director of the Library also promotes responsive, high quality services for the entire university community.

The detailed job description and application details are here.