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Assistant Director, Systems Librarian

Closing: Jun 25, 2024

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Published: Jun 5, 2024 (10 days ago)

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Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to this post, one MUST have:

  1. A Master’s degree in Library and Information Sciences majoring in IT/Computer Systems/Information Systems or its equivalent from a recognized Institution.
  2. A minimum of six (6) years working experience three (3) years of which should be at grade 12 in a well-established and automated academic library specializing in ICT Services.
  3. Should be conversant with Library Management Systems (e.g. KOHA), Digital repositories (e.g. Dspace), Online Journal Systems OJS etc.
  4. Familiarity with standards appropriate to library applications such as MARC21 (machine readable cataloging), HTML, SQL, MySQL, Z39.50., UNIX language;
  5. Conversant with LINUX server operating system.
  6. Familiarity with data protection laws of Kenya;
  7. Familiarity with formulation and implementation of policies and procedures, particularly in the area of systems development;
  8. Ability to prepare instructional and procedural materials/manuals for staff use of the Library System's automated resources;
  9. Good organizational, interpersonal, oral (make effective oral presentations) and written communication skills.


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Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to this post, one MUST have:

  1. A Master’s degree in Library and Information Sciences majoring in IT/Computer Systems/Information Systems or its equivalent from a recognized Institution.
  2. A minimum of six (6) years working experience three (3) years of which should be at grade 12 in a well-established and automated academic library specializing in ICT Services.
  3. Should be conversant with Library Management Systems (e.g. KOHA), Digital repositories (e.g. Dspace), Online Journal Systems OJS etc.
  4. Familiarity with standards appropriate to library applications such as MARC21 (machine readable cataloging), HTML, SQL, MySQL, Z39.50., UNIX language;
  5. Conversant with LINUX server operating system.
  6. Familiarity with data protection laws of Kenya;
  7. Familiarity with formulation and implementation of policies and procedures, particularly in the area of systems development;
  8. Ability to prepare instructional and procedural materials/manuals for staff use of the Library System's automated resources;
  9. Good organizational, interpersonal, oral (make effective oral presentations) and written communication skills.



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