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Date:          Sat, 20 Sep 1997 11:17:27 +0400
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From:          Stephen Shorb <[log in to unmask]>
Subject:       Librarians -- United Arab Emirates
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The Higher Colleges of Technology, United Arab Emirates is seeking
applicants for library positions.  College librarians support the
teaching and learning objectives of the colleges, promote lifelong
learning, and assist in the general development of the Learning Resource
Centers.  Specific duties include reference work, assisting students and
staff with traditional and highly-automated information systems,
collection development, teaching information skills and independent
learning skills in a variety of forums.  Requirements include ALA
accredited MLS or equivalent, minimum of 3 years experience in an
academic library setting and a high level of English language
communication skills.  Extensive computer skills and experience in
international or multicultural settings are desirable.  Salary range $US
30-45,000 with free unfurnished accommodation, furnishings allowance, 56
days annual vacation, annual air tickets to place of origin, dependent
education allowance and other benefits.  The UAE levies no income tax.
The UAE offers a high standard of living, with numerous cultural and
recreational opportunities.  The Higher Colleges of Technology offers
certificates, diplomas and degrees in business, engineering, medical and
communications technology fields.  The language of instruction and the
workplace is English.

Applications are sought for a number of positions anticipated due to
growth and expansion of facilities over the next 12 months.  Please fax
or e-mail a cover letter, resume and the names of three professional
references to:

Steve Shorb, Manager of Learning Resource Services
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Fax 971-2-650-164

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