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Librarian/Resource Centre Officer

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Permanent

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Job Summary

Responsible for developing, planning and implementing effective knowledge management programs and activities and managing the Authority’s resource center/library.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
Education and knowledge
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field;
  • Diploma in Archives and Records Management; and
  • Knowledge of ICT
Experience
  • Five (5) years’ experience in the same field gained from reputable organizations;
  • Good experience in archiving and database management.
Skills
  • Good communication and reporting skills;
  • Good organization and interpersonal skills;
  • Good teamwork skills; and
  • Good supervisory skills
Competences
  • Professionalism;
  • Ethical and integrity; and
  • Ability to work under pressure, prioritize and multi-task

Responsibilities

Library Management and Administration

  • Manage the Authority’s Resource Centre and coordination of library activities
  • Facilitate ordering and purchasing of library books, information materials and stationery
  • Perform original cataloguing and classification of print, audiovisual and electronic resources and determine the type of cataloguing required
  • Develop and maintain special indexing systems and files for special collections
  • Ensure an accurate inventory of resources and efficient retrieval of library resources by users
  • Maintain library records using file index and inventory movement register
  • Prepare worn-out library materials for binding and ensure compliance on disposal and destruction procedures as provided by the Government Policy and procedures
  • Creating avenues for exchange of information, converting data into valuable information and ensuring its accessibility and usage.
  • Develop mechanisms for leveraging on existing knowledge within the Authority
  • Dissemination of knowledge and responding to queries on Knowledge Management tools and resources.
  • Develop and manage convenient, accessible library and information services
  • Prepare reports related to library and information services, technology and media services, resources and activities.
  • Ensure the Library is cleaned and fumigated regularly to rid of dust and pests that can destroy learning materials and records

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 5 years
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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