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Thursday, May 14, 2009

Situation wanted : Librarian or Information Manager or Knowledge Manager

Situation wanted :

Librarian or Information Manager or Knowledge Manager

Prospective employers, I am a post graduate in Library and Information Science and Sociology with about 24 years experience as Librarian in Education, Agriculture and Textile spheres. I have published about 15 papers/articles in professional journals. I look forward for a challenging and responsible position in Libraries or Information centres or Knowledge centres.....

Would you like to know more about me : access this web address : RajLibrarian email address :

Monday, November 17, 2008

Fw: [LIBJOBS] Qatar, Doha, Image Resources Curator

Librarianship is a noble profession.

--- On Sat, 15/11/08, Ryan F Ellington/FS/VCU <> wrote:

From: Ryan F Ellington/FS/VCU &

Subject: [LIBJOBS] Qatar, Doha,

Image Resources Curator
Date: Saturday, 15 November, 2008, 2:38 AM


I would like to submit a request to add this position
announcement to the IFLA LibJobs Mailing list.
Virginia Commonwealth University
School of the Arts in Qatar

Position: Image Resources Curator
Position Number: FA4340
Location: Doha, Qatar
Position Begins: July 1, 2009

VCUQatar ( is a four-year, degree granting campus of
Virginia Commonwealth University, School of the Arts, ranked by U.S. News and
World Report as the leading art and design program among all U.S. public universities.
The fully accredited School is located in Doha, the capital city of Qatar. VCUQatar is
affiliated with the Qatar Foundation for Education, Science, and Community
Development ( Celebrating ten years of operation, VCUQatar offers
BFA degrees in Fashion Design, Graphic Design, and Interior Design with the majority
of students from the Gulf region and approximately 30% international. A Master of Fine
Arts in Design is undergoing final review for implementation in Fall 2009, becoming the
first MFA in Design in the Gulf. VCUQatar was the first campus established in Education
City and has since been joined by Carnegie-Mellon University (Business and Computer
Science), Cornell University's Weill School of Medicine, Georgetown University School
of Foreign Service, Northwestern University (Journalism and Communication), and
Texas A & M University (Engineering). The VCUQatar Library advances the University's t
eaching, research and service mission with its specialized collections and services
focusing on the design curriculum. The collections include books and media, j
ournals, an image library and electronic resources; a materials library is proposed
to support the new MFA. The VCUQatar Library receives support from VCU Libraries,
including document delivery services, to supplement its collections.

Position Description
This position manages the day-to-day operations of the Image Resource Library
and Archives and delivers user services. The Visual Resources Curator will c
ollaborate and work closely with faculty and other IRL staff to continue
the development of a pro-active service to support curriculum, research, and administrative activities. This person will be responsible for ongoing collection development in coordination with the
Head of Image Resources and Archives, and will perform cataloging and
database management using the Luna Insight system. They will provide
workshops and individual support for faculty use of image resources for
teaching, learning and scholarship. This position will report to the Head

of Image Resources and Archives.


Required: Masters degree in Art History or related field, or Masters Degree
in Library/Information Science with additional degree or substantial
knowledge of the field of Art History, or equivalent. Substantial
experience working with image resources collections including digital formats,
with knowledge of the issues around the creation, maintenance, and access of
an image resources collection and familiarity with standards for visual materials.
Experience working with digital imaging technologies. Strong commitment to
pro-active library service and enthusiasm for work with students and faculty.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills, and ability to work in a collaborative setting.
The ability to successfully initiate, track, and manage projects. Fluency in
written and spoken English.
Preferred: Experience managing digital and analog visual resources collections
including: cataloging and processing of images; copy stand and photography skills;
collection automation and data management software; conservation issues and s
trategies; current digital resources and technologies; legal and ethical issues
related to visual resources management. Knowledge of standards and technologies
for the creation, storage, archiving, dissemination and use of digital images in
the classroom. Familiarity with Luna Insight.

Review of applications begins December 1, 2008 and continues
until position is filled.

Application Process
Qualified applicants who have a record of achievement appropriate to
VCUQatar should submit a letter of interest with a curriculum vitae,
unofficial transcripts, and the names of five references including email
and telephone contact information to Ryan Ellington (,
Human Resources Administrator. Only Electronic submissions will be accepted.

To read the full job description and for information about
benefits and VCUQatar, please visit

Virginia Commonwealth University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Women, minorities and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


Thank you,

Ryan F. Ellington
Human Resources Administrator
Virginia Commonwealth University
School of the Arts in Qatar
325 North Harrison Street
Richmond, VA 23284-2519
VCU School of the Arts in Qatar

Phone: 804.827.1993
Fax: 804.827.0683

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