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Monday, April 3, 2017

Zetech University Librarian Vacancy in Kenya

An Exciting Opportunity
Zetech University is the premier university for the education of Technology, Science and Business programmes, offering an exceptional learning experience to thousands of youth from Kenya and beyond.
Our Mission is to provide holistic education and foster a culture of integrity, hard work, research innovation and creativity towards problem solving and lifelong skills.
We are seeking to recruit a suitably qualified candidate to fill the position of a Librarian.
Ref: ZU/10/25/24
Key Responsibilities
The position holder will, among other duties, be responsible for:
  • Providing leadership to the library of the university in terms of general administration and operations
  • Development and implementation of library policies
  • Charging and discharging library information resources to users for various information needs
  • Sourcing for library information materials
  • Providing guidance on linkages and accreditation with relevant library bodies
  • Advice and guide on new library technology
  • Provision of quick reference and information services to users for effective use of library materials
  • Organization of library stock to facilitate identification and retrieval of information resources.
  • Processing and preparing reports of library overdue fines to ensure that the library overdue policy is enforced and up-to-date records are maintained
  • Verifying bibliographic details of library materials to ensure that the correct items are ordered.
  • Provision of library user education through orientation for new users to ensure effective use of library resources and to promote user information literacy
  • Cataloguing and classification of all library materials to ensure proper organization and retrieval of information
  • Verification and physical processing of acquired information resources to ensure the correct orders are supplied.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience
  • A Masters degree in Library and Information Science or related field from a recognized university. PhD candidates will have an added advantage;
  • A minimum of 1 year experience in a university library.
  • Should submit evidence of relevant research publications
  • Knowledge of KOHA, library accreditation requirements, and online subscription and usage
  • Must be familiar with KLISC
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision
  • Problem solving and leadership skills
Interested applicants to send their application letters and updated CVs via the email address – vacancies@zetech.ac.ke quoting Job Ref. ZU/10/25/24 indicating the current and expected salary not later than 14th April 2017.
Zetech University is an equal opportunity employer

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