Information Services Librarian – Qatar National Library

Company: Full Time Jobs in Qatar
  • Location: Doha, Qatar View on Map
  • Date Posted: March 14, 2023
  • Salary: Negotiable
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About the job

Job Purpose:

To deliver research, reference, instructional services, and public programs in the subject discipline in both Arabic and English, as well as develop and manage the collection.


  • Plan, conduct and evaluate creative programs for infants, children, young adults and families that encourage lifelong learning.
  • Plan, conduct and evaluate workshops and lectures for parents, caregivers and educators that support child development and learning.
  • Assist in developing and highlighting the Library’s print and online collections for children and young adults, as well as maintaining the functionality of the library space.
  • Assist children, parents, caregivers and educators with their reference and information needs.
  • Develop and participate in outreach programs to advocate for the Library’s services and provide informational support to schools and organizations serving families and children. Develop displays in order to highlight and interpret the library’s collections and services. Explore new applications of technology to design and deliver active learning opportunities for children, their parents and caregivers, and educators.
  • Serve on library committees.
  • Contribute to the profession by publishing and presenting on the Library’s children’s and young adults’ services and practices.
  • Keep abreast of developments, trends and issues in all areas of responsibility.
  • Other tasks as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in a discipline related to child development or education; a master’s degree in Library and Information Science is preferred.
  • 3-5 years of professional experience in a library or profession serving children and/or families.
  • Strong commitment to working collaboratively across departments and excellent oral and written communication skills in both English and Arabic.
  • Experience in creating programs and services appropriate for children and young adults.
  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively both independently and within a team.
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications.

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