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Learning Enhancement Center Specialist

ZAYED UNIVERSITY

Posted on August 13, 2019

4 - 5 years Dubai - United Arab Emirates

Any Graduation, Bachelor of Education(Education). Any Nationality

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The Opportunities
The Library & Learning Commons seeks an incumbent for the position of Learning Enhancement Center Specialist to provide educational services and support to faculty and students in the Learning Commons related to English language learning, information literacy, and independent learning. To participate in planning and instruction in the operation of the Learning Commons (LC) in accordance with the University goals in general, and more specifically, with those goals which emphasize skills and knowledge for all students in the Academic Bridge Program.
The Responsibilities
Training, Development and Administration
• Develops and implements training programs and orientation sessions to faculty and students that is aligned to the University strategic plan and vision
• Actively participates in the information literacy program, including teaching, curriculum design (in both Arabic and English) and promoting basic information literacy for students using the LC
• Collaborates with Career Services and Student Affairs personnel to recruit student workers
• Provides Arabic instruction in the use of resources and materials to faculty and students
• Develops and produces materials for students and faculty to support independent learning
• Ensures maintenance and upkeep of LC resources and equipment
• Shares responsibility for reference and circulation services within the LC
• Maintains daily LC operations and performs tasks within established guidelines and procedures in an independent manner
• Assists students and faculty with the selection of relevant materials for study and research
• Participates in LC programming, committees, training, scheduling of classes, and special activities
• Initiates procedures related to implementing LC activities and events
• Maintains LC records, schedules, and daily statistics as required
• Provide guidance in the use of new and current Arabic databases for faculty and students
• Provide services during weekend hours and evenings
• Any duties as assigned by supervisors
The Requirements
• Must possess a bachelor s degree in Education or related field from an accredited institution with a minimum of 4 years of experience in teaching students in a public or academic library setting or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Experience with developing and implementing educational programs and activities
• Effectiveness in formal and informal teaching
• Experience in TEFL, library instruction and information literacy programming
• Verbal and written fluency in Arabic & English
• Experience with teaching students within the Middle East
• International experience or familiarity with UAE culture
• Experience in library instruction and information literacy programs
• Master s in Education will be an added advantage.
The Benefits
The University s benefits package is highly attractive, with competitive salaries in the U.A.E., Cash housing allowance, a furniture allowance, annual vacation airline tickets for the employee and immediate family, educational subsidies for children and healthcare is provided to the employee and sponsored family members


Education / Training / Teaching / Academics

Teaching / Education

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Learning Enhancement Center Specialist

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