Duties and Responsibilities
Reporting to the Deputy Vice-Chancellor – Academics, Research, Extension & Student Affairs, the position holder will be responsible for the following, amongst others:
Plan and direct library promotion and outreach activities;
Writing grants to gain funding for expanded programmes or collections;
Oversee the security of physical and e-library resources.
Facilitating and promoting reading clubs;
Facilitating Information Literacy skills awareness among library users
Reviewing, evaluating and modifying library services in response to user needs;
Undertaking information research activities on behalf of clients;
Managing the library infrastructure (buildings, furniture and equipment);
Budgeting and managing the library budgetary allocation;
Provide Guidance on linkages and accreditation with relevant library bodies;
Manage, develop and retain library staff; growing staff satisfaction, engagement and retention;
Masters’ degree in Library and Information Studies from a recognized university.
A minimum of five years’ experience as a Librarian level in a university library
Knowledge of KOHA, Library accreditation requirements, and online subscription and usage.
Having registered/is registrable for a Ph.D. is an added advantage;
Must be familiar with KLISC.
Strong interpersonal and planning Skills
Communication and Leadership Skills
Good customer service skills
Closing: 11th August 2022.
Method of Application
Interested candidates should send their applications to firstname.lastname@example.org quoting the job reference number on the subject line and; indicating their current and expected salary on their application letter, not later than th stipulated deadline