Library: Business and Enterprise Instruction and Research Librarian

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Library: Business and Enterprise Instruction and Research Librarian

Ref. No.: LLT-3-2021

Founded in 1919, AUC is the English-language leading liberal arts residential university among the premier universities in the region. AUC ranks first in Africa and in Egypt. AUC is accredited by Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools; its Engineering programs are accredited by ABET, its Chemistry program is accredited by the Canadian Society for Chemistry, and the School of Business is accredited by AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS. AUC is nested in New Cairo, in a state-of-the-art campus, with a campus in Tahrir Square, in one of the most vibrant, populous, and multicultural countries in Africa, and the Middle East.

The AUC Libraries and Learning Technologies School holds the largest English-language research collection in the region and are an active and integral leader of the University's pursuit of excellence in all academic and scholarly programs. LLT holds an array of primary materials, archives, special collections, rare books, and AUC records that are critical to research in the many areas of study and are of great importance to researchers in the region and abroad. LLT is a teaching unit with a Library Instruction Course that is a pass-fail core requirement for all undergraduate students at AUC and it is part of the AUC liberal arts core. All AUC graduates are expected to have passed the LALT course to complete graduation, regardless of their field of studies. LALT 1020, the core requirement library instruction course, is central to the student success work conducted by LLT. The course is an opportunity to further student success, graduate work, and lifelong learning in a global society were information is fundamental in private and professional realms.

Job Description:

The Business and Enterprise Instruction and Research Librarian (BEIRL) is a new position supporting one of the largest academic areas in the American University in Cairo, the School of Business. The BEIRL will be reporting to the Information and Digital Literacy Coordinator. This makes the BEIRL an active member of the Research and Instruction Services team. He or she is responsible for creating, marketing and delivering a wide range of business instruction in different settings and through different instruction modes. The incumbent is also responsible for developing business information guides and services to all users with an emphasis in business-acumen-building. This includes developing a business savvy integrated outreach strategy instruction plan, which includes supporting faculty teaching and research, as well as student literacy on business sources and trade information. The incumbent will be also designing and teaching instructional classes in face-to-face, online and hybrid modalities; providing in-person and research consultation and support services, course-specific instruction and educational workshops, collection development of business-specific information material, and other forward-looking library services in other topics. He or she will also teach the core course LALT 1020 and help move the course and RIS forward to enhance the quality of education at AUC and strengthen the AUC experience.

Duties and Responsibilities


Additional Information:

This is a Faculty appointment at the rank of Instructor. Review of Applications will begin immediately.

Application Instructions:

All applicants must submit the following documents through the online system:

a) A current CV and b) a letter of interest, c) Applicants must also submit a completed Personnel Information Form; and d) at least three reference letters from referees familiar with your professional background sent directly to [email protected].


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Posted: 2/26/2021
Application Due: 4/28/2021
Work Type: Full Time