The Director of VCUQatar Libraries will develop and implement a creative vision for building cutting-edge library collections and services as part of its dynamic programs at VCUQatar. Reporting to the Associate Dean for Research & Academic Affairs, the Director will lead and mentor a diverse and accomplished staff of four professional librarians and four support staff. The Director will oversee a newly completed Library facility, one of the largest in Qatar, which houses a collection of over 20,000 print and audiovisual materials; over 100,000 images in digital and 35mm formats; a product materials collection; as well as have access to VCU’s vast collection of print and electronic resources housed on the home campus in Richmond, Virginia. Fostering an atmosphere of responsive service to deliver a full complement of reference, instructional and research capabilities, the Director will support collaborations across Education City universities and Qatar Foundation Centers to achieve the Qatar Foundation’s mission to “create a center of excellence in education and research that will help transform Qatar into a knowledge-based society”.
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