Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Librarian job opening in nairobi kenya

The Librarian is responsible for providing library and research services for the organization and
maintenance of the library and its collections.

Responsibilities

Manage the planning, administrative and budgetary functions of library and information services.

Main Activities
  • Establish and implement library and information policies and procedures
  • Develop and manage convenient, accessible library and information services
  • Establish and manage the budget for library and information services, technology and media
  • Develop and manage cost effective library and information services, technology and media.
  • Order materials and maintain records for payment of invoices
  • Analyze and evaluate library and information services, technology and media service requirements
  • Prepare reports related to library and information services, technology and media services, resources and activities.
  • Provide effective access to library collections and resources
  • Develop and maintain collections management policies and procedures
  • Perform original cataloguing and classification of print, audiovisual and electronic resources
  • Develop and maintain special indexing systems and files for special collections Librarian
  • Maintain the organization of library materials
  • Maintain inventories, compile statistics and generate reports as required
  • Develop and maintain cataloguing procedures
Minimum Requirements:
  • Degree in student services, educational administration or a related area.
  • Proven record of successful library experience in a people-oriented environment
  • Experience in a related area. Preferred 2 years of direct experience in a college.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the application of technology to deliver Records and Registration services.
  • A positive attitude and ability to plan and adapt to change
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with college departments and cross-functional teams
  • Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
Applications should be sent to cvs@careerdirections.co.ke by 30th September 2013