CAREER OPPORTUNITY

KCA University is a dynamic private business university committed to quality service, student success, and academic excellence. The University seeks to recruit competent, qualified and suitable candidates to fill the following position.

LIBRARIAN - KISUMU CAMPUS

                                             

 

  JOB OBJECTIVE

  To select, organize and disseminate information for the purpose of learning, teaching and 

   research at the Campus.

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  DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Overseeing day to day running of the Campus Library activities including classification, circulation, shelving, issuing, lending and cataloguing books;

  • Recommend the acquisition, processing and circulation of library materials;

  • Plan and manage the library’s physical facilities, e-resources and human resources;

  • Ensure compliance with relevant regulatory requirements;

  • Prepare library budget and manage library resources accordingly;

  • Plan and deliver client centred programs

  • Liaise with University Librarian to implement current ICT resources in the library;

  • Develop and administer library user education and manuals;

  • Partner with other libraries & institutions to improve quality of services;

  • Guide and direct the library’s collection and development to adequately support faculty programs;

  • Implement library policies and procedures and promote security of library materials and equipment;

  • Provide regular inventory reports and advise Campus management on the library’s status;

  • Promote the professional development of library staff;

  • Deliver client-centred programs & customer care services;

  • Disseminate information on the use of library facilities, resources & equipment;

  • Develop risk management framework for the department;

  • Prepare and submit departmental reports as required.

  QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

   The candidate should possess the following qualifications and experience.

  • A Bachelor’s Degree (Information/Library Science);

  • Professional Membership of Kenya Library Association;

  • 4 to 5 years relevant experience with a least 2 years’ experience at a supervisory level;

  • Knowledge in Integrated Library Information Management system.

  OTHER SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

  • Good people management skills;

  • Results oriented;

  • Ability to develop others through coaching;

  • Report writing skills;

  HOW TO APPLY

   Interested candidates who meet the above requirements should submit an application letter

   indicating current and desired salary, a detailed CV and three references via email

   to  hr@kca.ac.ke by 6th September 2019. 

 

   Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

   Download advert as PDF 

 

The Human Resources Director,

KCA University,

P.O Box 56808-00200,

Nairobi.