Senior Library Assistant

Recruiter / Employer: Mount Kenya University(MKU)
Contract: Permanent
Salary: Confidential
Status: Expired

Mount Kenya University(MKU) is a chartered and ISO 9001:2015 certified University committed to a broad-based, holistic and inclusive system of education, serving both private and Government sponsored students at undergraduate and post-graduate levels. The University is a member of the Inter-University Council of East Africa as well as the Association of Commonwealth Universities. It is largely known for its dynamic, comprehensive and thorough academic and vocational training system as well as linkages with internationally reputable institutions. The University operates from the main campus in Thika with campuses in Nairobi, Mombasa, Nakuru, Eldoret and Meru, as well as its Open Distance and Electronic Learning (ODEL) Centre’s located in major towns in Kenya, Burundi, Somaliland and Uganda.

In pursuit of being a Centre of Excellence in Teaching, Research and Community Service, MKU invites applications from suitably qualified, visionary, competent, dynamic and experienced professionals with the following qualifications:

Qualifications (Education, Skills and Experience)

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Library and Information Science
  • Computer literacy.
  • 3 years’ experience in a comparable position


  • Supervise staff under them
  • Verify pro-forma invoices against order cards
  • Circulate published catalogues to departments
  • Supervise filing and updating of Library records
  • Undertake short loan reservations
  • Receive and record journals in card indexes
  • Assist in keying in of data into the computer
  • Clear library users
  • Undertake registrations of new Library users
  • Analyze library statistics
  • Educate Library users
  • Prepare draft report on library use statistics.
  • Any other duties that may be assigned by the immediate supervisor
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