Bishop Stuart University Chief Librarian Academics Jobs in Uganda

Bishop Stuart University Chief Librarian Academics Jobs in Uganda


  • Bishop Stuart University (Chartered by the Government of the Republic of Uganda- Chartered 2014) is a growing Ankole Diocese Church of Uganda (Anglican) founded institution located in Mbarara on Kakoba Hill 5km from the town Centre.

    Overall Purpose

  • The Chief Librarian ensures that all library functions are carried out in accordance with established policies; makes recommendations and presents reports to the immediate supervisor; manages staff; sets standards for the development of the University Library.

    Requirements/Job Specifications

    The Chief Librarian should hold:

  • A Ph.D. or Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science or any other relevant qualification from a recognized institution.

  • A Bachelors’ Degree from a recognized institution of Higher Learning,

  • At least 8 years of working experience, four of which must be at Senior Management level from a reputable institution of higher learning.

  • The applicant must be industrious and self-driven

  • Must be ready to work for long hours

  • Good track record of impeccable integrity

  • Highly computer literate

  • Excellent interpersonal relationship and communication skills.

  • Good track record of successful supervisory experience in a library environment.

    Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Overseeing all library activities.

  • Plan, develop library and
    information services.

  • Manage, control and coordinate library and information services.

  • Selecting, developing, Cataloging and Classifying Library resources.

  • Custodian of all library properties and Answering readers’ inquiries.

  • Management of staff, including training and supervision.

  • Liaising with departmental academic staff, external organizations on the required current books needed for the users.

  • Ensuring that library services meet the needs of a particular group of users (e.g staff, postgraduate students and undergraduate students.

  • Managing budgets and e-resources.

  • Supporting independent research and learning.

  • Assisting readers to use computer equipment, conduct literature searches, etc.

  • Promoting the Library’s resources to users.

  • Any other duty assigned by your supervisor.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Bishop Stuart University Chief Librarian Academics Jobs in Uganda


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