Senior Assistant Librarian Grade 13-Ref: MUT1/02/18

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Company:Murang’a University of Technology (MUT)
Category:Library Service
Job Type:Permanent
Salary:Ksh. Not mentioned

Job details

Job Summary and Responsibility

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.


Requirements For Appointment

  1. An earned PhD degree in Library/information science or
  2. Masters degree in Library/Information Science with 6 years relevant working experience, 3 of which should have served as Assistant Librarian Grade 12
  3. Must be computer literate

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