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Subject: Position at private library in Abu Dhabi

Position at private library in Abu Dhabi

From: John Francis Dean <jfd5<-at->
Date: Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Librarian
Private Library in Abu Dhabi

Librarian needed to organize and manage a substantial and growing
private library in Abu Dhabi. The ideal candidate will have
extensive knowledge of books, both antiquarian and modern,
managerial expertise in the acquisition and cataloging of books, and
in the organization and services of libraries. The librarian will
also provide reference and research assistance for the collection,
and supervise daily operations.

Utmost discretion will be mandatory; candidates will be required to
sign a non-disclosure statement. The collection will be housed in a
new library facility that is currently under construction, and the
librarian will administer, supervise, and interpret the collection
for library users. The candidate will work closely with book dealers
and recommend purchases in keeping with the library's collection
development policy.

Requirements:  Library degree from an accredited graduate library
school, and a minimum of five years experience in the field,
including experience with rare books and manuscripts.

Preferences: Advanced degree in a related field and proficiency in
Arabic language preferred.  The candidate will have a minimum of
five years experience in the field, including experience with rare
books and manuscripts.

Salary range:  $75,000 - $85,000 plus housing and benefits.

Applications:  Please send cover letter and CV, and the names of two
professional referees to

    John F. Dean
    American consultant to the hiring committee in Abu Dhabi
    jfd5<-at->cornell<.>edu

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