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Murang'a University   |   Murang'a, Kenya   |   Log in or register to see the closing date

Senior Assistant Librarian

  • Post-graduate education
  • Research, academy
  • Expert (non-managerial)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
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Job Summary

Ref: MUT1/02/18
How to apply:

Applicants MUST submit six (6) copies of applications with detailed curriculum vitae, copies of certificates, e-mail address, telephone contact and names, telephone numbers and contact addresses of three referees. Please quote the reference number of the position on both the application letter and envelope.


To contribute to the management, delivery and development of high quality, user focused and cost effective user services within the University library:

  1. Line-manage designated colleagues, contribute to identification of staffing needs, and lead on staff induction, appraisal and development within the library.
  2. Manage the effective deployment of staff to service points and functional areas.
  3. Participate in the delivery of face-to-face and online enquiry services.
  4. Develop, manage and participate in the delivery of student induction programmes.
  5. Participate in the delivery of communication skills programmes and the development of teaching support materials.
  6. Ensure the application of University library policies, procedures and guidelines in all aspects of operations and service delivery.
  7. Support and contribute to the development of relevant modules of the Library Management System ensuring that the capabilities of the system are fully exploited to the benefit of library users.
  8. Participate in management of the premises, ensuring safe, clean and well-maintained environments, equipment and facilities, and liaising with internal and external service suppliers, as necessary.
  9. Contribute to overall collection management and development.
  10. Engage in service development by participating in library management team.
  11. Contribute to liaison with academic programme areas, as appropriate.
  12. Such other duties temporarily or on a continuing basis, as may reasonably be required, commensurate with the grade.

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Murang'a
Area of work: Research, academy
Seniority: Expert (non-managerial)

Job Requirements

Required education: Post-graduate education
Required relevant work experience: 5 years
Required skills: Research and development; Research planning; Research publication; Hypothesis formulation; Qualitative methods; Quantitative methods
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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Murang'a University

Education, academicCompany size: 500-1000 people

Murang'a University of Technology (MUT) is the Successor of Murang'a University College, a former constituent College of Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT), and Murang'a College of Technology (MCT) based in Muranga County. MRUC is the successor of Murang’a College of Technology. The University is strategically located 1.5 km from Murang'a Town, 85 km North East of Nairobi, 70 km South East of Nyeri and 50 km South West of Embu. MUT offers Degree, Diploma, Certificate and Craft courses in Engineering, Information Technology, Computing, Business, Commerce, Human Resource Management, Hospitality Management, Tourism Management, and Pure and Applied Sciences.

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