Statistics and Data Services Librarian – Qatar National Library – Qatar

Qatar National Library has a new opening for a Statistics and Data Services Librarian position, if interested please send us your CV to

Job Purpose:
To provide quantitative and qualitative data from internal and external systems for use in planning and decision making, and to support electronic resource management and acquisitions functions.

Key Result Areas:

· Analyze and report quantitative / qualitative data gathered from various sources, in particular collection data, resource usage data, prices, and projection data
· Process acquisitions according to established procedures
· Develop, implement, review, and maintain information systems to collect, store, process and disseminate data for internal decision-making and external reporting
· Prepare monthly collection development, access, expenditure, usage and other statistical data required for the QNL Score Card and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
· Regularly engage and interact with staff and customers through formal and informal channels to determine and highlight data and reporting needs and the Library’s effectiveness in meeting those needs; as well as recommending ways of meeting identified needs
· Provide consultation, training, and documentation to support library staff in the collection and reporting on all required data (using local, industry, professional association, publisher and vendor sources)
· Manage data collection for annual reports, including the QNL annual report and other corporate and governmental statistic reporting requirements
· Other tasks as assigned

Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

· Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Library information Sciences, or a related field
· MLIS or other appropriate graduate degree is an advantage
· 3 years of relevant experience. Experience in library technical services or electronic resources information services preferable
· Experience with quantitative and qualitative assessment methodologies; familiarity with statistical software applications packages such as SPSS in addition to excellent capability with productivity software such as MS Excel and the other MS Office applications
· Effective communication and presentation skills
· Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
· Excellent writing skills – ability to draft / edit a variety of written reports and communications and articulate ideas clearly and concisely; proficiency in Arabic a plus

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