CHIEF LIBRARIAN

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Company:KNATCOM
Category:Library Service
Job Type:Permanent
Salary:Ksh. Ksh. 131,769 – 164,420 Pm
Location:Nairobi

Job details

Responsibilities

This Officer will be responsible for managing the Commission’s Library. The Office holder will be expected to perform the following duties;

  1. Be responsible for the achievement of the functions and objectives of the Library Division;
  2. Be responsible for the day to day operations of the Library Division;
  3. Develop and implement the annual operational plans, performance contract and budget for the Library Division;
  4. Maintain effective administrative structures, processes, systems and internal controls in the Library Division;
  5. Assist to formulate and communicate the Library policies, strategies, and plans and their evaluation thereof;
  6. Supervise and guide staff in the Library Division;
  7. Ensure that the Library Division’s management structures are effective including succession plans;
  8. Prepare and submit Library policy papers to the relevant and authorized Offices in good time;
  9. Provide regular communication on key technical, financial, administrative and partnerships matters related to the Library Division;
  10. Coordinate stakeholders and the enhancement of the Library Division corporate image; and
  11. Any other tasks as may be assigned by the Secretary General/CEO.

Job specifications

A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Records/Information

 

Professional Qualifications      

Management, Information Sciences or Library Sciences from a recognized institution

Experience

  1. Minimum of ten (10) years of experience in the relevant field or profession two (2) of which should be at a comparable senior level or is currently serving in an equivalent position in a similar organization for a minimum period of three years
  2. Demonstrated competence in heading and managing a library for a comparable organization
  3. A self-motivated individual with the ability to work independently
  4. Have extensive industry knowledge and experience of library processes and procedures
  5. Demonstrate knowledge of records management legislations and policies affecting the institution
  6. Demonstrated experience in research support activities
  7. Possession of good knowledge of ethics, governance and library operations of State Corporations.

Personal qualities

Excellent analytical skills; Ability to multi task; Good interpersonal and communication skills; Team player, resourceful, flexible, have integrity and commitment to production results, self-motivated, dependable, organized, professional and must satisfy the requirements of chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya on leadership and integrity.

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