General Requirements and Personal Attributes
Besides the job specific requirements, all interested applicants must have the following individual qualities:
Organizational, managerial and administrative skills.
Positive working attitude and ability to give and take instructions.
Ability to work with minimum supervision.
Creativity and innovativeness.
Professionalism and integrity.
Interpersonal skills including being a team player.
Effective communication skills.
Effective Oral/Written Communication skills.
Target setting; Administration skills; Team leadership; and
Job Specific Requirements
KNP/2022/12: Assistant Librarian (1 post)
Terms of Service: KNP/8 (Permanent)
Salary Scale: KShs 31,270 × 1,300 – 32,570 × 1,380 – 33,950 × 1,390 – 35,340 × 1,460 – 36,800 ×
1,470 – 38,270 × 1,470 – 39,740 × 1,520 – 41,260 p.m.
House Allowance: As applicable in Nairobi County
a) Duties and Responsibilities
Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:
Accessioning all new books; classifying and cataloguing books.
Preparing and filing or Updating the catalogue cards for books; compiling accessions
list’ for books and dispatch to all technical officers.
Conducting orientation and registering new patrons.
Filing of borrowing cards; sending reminder notices for overdue publications.
Photocopying gazette notices with published standards and circulating to quality control officers.
Ensuring that shelves are tidy and publications are filed in their right places.
Compiling overdue materials lists; clearing fines of user accounts.
Manning the circulation area; assisting in providing reference information services.
Providing Library user education; and library clearance of students and staff.
b) Requirements for Appointment
For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:
A Diploma in Library studies or Information Science or equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution.
Certificate in Computer Applications from a recognized institution; and
Demonstrated merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.
The details of the posts and applications procedures can be accessed from the website,
www.kabetepoly.ac.ke . Interested qualified persons are requested to download the fillable PDF
application forms, fill and submit via email to firstname.lastname@example.org and also copy to
email@example.com so as to reach the undersigned on or before Monday August 29th, 2022
No hard copies of the applications will be processed.
Kabete National Polytechnic is an equal opportunity employer. Youth, Women and Persons
Living with Disability (PWD) or from marginalized groups or minority communities are encouraged