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Assistant Librarian - CEPT Library, CEPT University in Ahmedabad (Job Vacancy)

CEPT University



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72 Applicants|Posted 19 Day(s) ago

Job Description

Position Overview:

Location: Ahmedabad

Term: Full-time; Contractual

Start: Immediate

Compensation: Highly competitive and commensurate with the profile of the candidate

Reports to: Librarian

About the University:

CEPT University, established in 1962, is focused on understanding, designing, planning, constructing and managing human habitat. Its teaching programs are designed to build thoughtful professionals and its research programs aim to deepen the understanding of human habitat. CEPT University also undertakes advisory projects to further the goal of making habitats more livable. Faculties at the University function as a collaborative of full-time faculty members and highly engaged practitioners who share teaching and institutional responsibilities.

CEPT University is consistently ranked among the top 10 Universities in the country in the field of Architecture and Urban Planning. It has been recognized as a Centre of Excellence by the Government of Gujarat. CEPT’s alumni are leaders in their respective fields in private practice, consulting firms, government organizations, multilateral institutions, and academic institutions across the world.

About the Position:

CEPT Library Services are responsible for the maintenance of the Lilavati Lalbhai Library and all of the resources it contains. It also supports faculty members and students in enriching the teaching, learning and research experience at the University. The Lilavati Lalbhai Library’s mission is to share information with the community of users, advancing knowledge, and facilitating connection. The means by which researchers and scholars and students collect, access, and disseminate data, information, and research results will continue to develop as technology changes, using new ways of discovery and use, new mechanisms of collecting, storing, cataloguing and sharing information, and new forms of publishing.

CEPT University invites applications for the position of Assistant Librarian - CEPT Library. The position plays a crucial role in expanding the library's engagement with the community, developing programs, and fostering partnerships to promote library services and resources to diverse populations.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Catalogue and classify library resources in compliance with policies, procedures and processes of the library.
  • Support reference desk, and reference related services, and help user community with reference management tools.
  • Support digital initiatives of the library and help in upscaling the institutional repository.
  • Help in creating Library Guides, Subject Guides, and update Library Webpage.
  • Support with the development and delivery of information literacy instructional sessions to staff, faculty and students to enable them to conduct literature searchers.
  • Respond to user inquiries related to the library in a timely, effective and efficient manner.
  • Monitor the use of library resources, maintain up-to-date, accurate and comprehensive user records, and prepare and communicate overdue notices as and when needed.

Academic Qualification and experience required:

  • Master's degree in library science or information science.
  • 4 – 6 years of experience in a similar capacity is required.

Expertise Required:

  • Proficiency in library management systems, cataloging methods, metadata standards, and information technologies.
  • Ability to develop repository (on DSpace, Eprints, etc) and knowledge of building metadata.
  • Proficient in using reference management tools.
  • Excellent communication, instructional, and interpersonal skills.
  • Familiarity with academic research methodologies and resources.
  • Strong commitment to supporting the academic mission of the university.

How to apply:

Please apply at

Last date is 09-May-2024. The salary and benefits will match with the best practices.

Priority consideration will be given to applications received by 09-May-2024, although the review process will continue until the position is filled.

Note: Interested Internal candidates may also submit their applications through their Dean/HODs.

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