Umma University Library Assistant – Jobs in Kenya

Education and Experience
Diploma in Library and Information Science From a Recognized Institution;
At Least 3 Years Working Experience in an Established and Automated Academic Library;
Candidates With Hands-on Knowledge in the Use of Library Management Systems Will Be Strongly Favored;
Thorough Knowledge and Ability to Use Electronic Databases;
Must Possess Good Interpersonal and Communication Skills;
Must Possess Good Organizational and Effective Problem-solving Skills;
Must Be a Team Player;
Must Be Able to Give Attention to Detail;
Must Be Able to Work Under Minimum Supervision;
Membership to a Relevant Professional Association

Duties and Responsibilities
Assist Students, Faculty, Staff and Administrators in Accessing Reliable, Accurate Information Through a Variety of Avenues
Provide Information Literacy Instruction Designed to Support Self-directed, Self-sufficient Learning in a
Variety of Settings and in a Variety of Instructional Modalities;
Assist Users on the Use of Catalogues and Retrieval of Information From the Library Collection;
Issuing Library Information Materials to and Receiving Returned Library Information Materials From the Library Patrons;
Sort Publications, Books and Other Literary Items and Return Them to Their Proper Shelves and Storage Areas;
Set Up New Accounts for Patrons;
Maintain Library Equipment in Proper Working Order;
Maintain Records of New and Used Items Received, Issued, Stored and Returned, and File According to Library System;
Ensure Implementation of Library Policies;
Keep Up Regular Communication With Supervisors Regarding Changes, and Seek Streamline Processes Where Appropriate;
Generate Reports on a Monthly Basis;
Open and Close Library Following Normal Business Hours;
Secure Library Equipment;
Deal With Problem or Disruptive Patrons, or Refer Them to the Administration;
Ensuring Book Shelves Are Tidy;
Ensuring Library Seats Are Well Arranged in Their Proper Reading Desks/tables;
Participate in Community Service;
Any Other Duties as Assigned by Your Supervisor.
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