KCA University Senior Librarian – Acquisition and Planning – Jobs in Kenya

KCA University seeks to recruit a candidate from among existing staff to fill the following position;
Senior Librarian – Acquisitions and Planning Purpose
The job holder will be responsible for ensuring the effective planning and implementation of acquisition of Library resources in all formats.

Primary Responsibilities
•Plan, coordinate, and evaluate procedures for the development of library collections.
•Oversee library materials acquisitions and monitor expenditures.
•Develop, plan and evaluate the instructions and information Literacy schedules for both online and in-person users.
•Responsible for the analysis and implementation of library acquisitions.
•Provide leadership to the library team to help in maintaining and keeping the library collection current and useful to the user community.
•In consultation with the Head of Library Services, prepare library information resources budget estimates.
•Participate in consortium committees, monitor communications to implement and coordinate changes in policies and procedures.
•Coordinate collection development approval plans. Establish and implement policies and procedures.
•Receive request for library materials and performs pre-order research and verification of bibliographic data.
•Review and analyze collections, conduct collection evaluation, assess collection strengths and weaknesses in all subject areas. Collect annual usage and collection usage statistics.
•Monitor and respond to patron suggestions for items to purchase by ordering material and sending e-mail responses.
•Verifies status of orders and invoices.
•Maintain acquisitions data and statistics.
•Provide leadership for the Information Literacy function of the library.

Position Requirements

Academic Qualifications
•Master’s in library and Information Sciences from a recognized University
•Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a University Library

Work Experience:
•Knowledge in Library Management, automation, and E-Library services.
•Information Literacy competence.
•Ability to deal with readers and colleagues in friendly, proactive and friendly manner.
•Demonstrated Supervisory skills
•Good knowledge of acquisition procedures
How to Apply
Interested candidates who meet the above requirements should submit an application letter, a detailed CV including three referees, academic & professional certificates and a clear copy of your Kenya National ID and iTax certificate via email to hrjobs@kcau.ac.ke by 31st August 2022.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
The subject of your email should read: LECTURER IN CYBER SECURITY & FORENSICS

Head of Human Resources,
KCA University,
P.0. Box 56808-00200, Nairobi, Kenya
Website: www.kcau.ac.ke

For more information and job application details, see; https://www.kca.ac.ke/careers/senior-librarian-acquisitions-and-planning-internal-advert/

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