Kenya School of Government Senior Librarian Jobs

Kenya School of Government Senior Librarian Jobs


The Kenya School of Government (KSG) is a State Corporation established under the Kenya School of Government Act (No. 9 of 2012).

The mandate of the School is to provide learning and development programs that enhance skills and competencies in the public service; conduct research; and offer consultancy services to inform policy.
KSG has six campuses namely Baringo, Embu, Matuga,
Mombasa, Nairobi and eLDi.

The School plans to recruit highly qualified and competent Kenyan citizens to fill various vacant positions in the Academic and Administration divisions.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Coordinate the development of staff work plans for smooth running of programs in the library that will enhance service delivery
  • Supervise junior staff in the department to ensure that they perform their duties efficiently and effectively
  • Carry out indexing and abstracting of journal articles to facilitate easy access and retrieval of information material by library user
  • Operate current awareness services (CAS) by informing users on the new materials available in the library that will enhance user satisfaction
  • Identify and select information materials in consultation with other professionals and researchers to enhance user needs satisfaction through the relevant materials
  • Ensure that the library has a conducive environment for users by maintaining good housekeeping practices
  • Conduct editing of reports, newsletters and other Publications in order to meet library user needs at the right time and format
  • Conduct information searches from electronic databases in order to avail them to the users

    Requirements for Appointment

  • Satisfactory performance as a Librarian I or its equivalent for a minimum period of three (3) years
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Library Studies; Library
    and Information Science; or with Library Option in Education; Information Science; Information Studies; Science; Technology in Information or equivalent from a recognized institution or
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences with a Post graduate diploma in Library and Information Science; Library and Information Studies; Library, Archives and Records Management or equivalent from a recognized institution
  • Evidence of management course attended at a recognized institution lasting at least four (4) weeks
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Valid certificate of good conduct
  • Proficiency in computer skills
  • Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results

    How to Apply

  • If you believe your qualifications and career objectives match the above role, please submit your application, including a detailed CV; stating your
    current position, email address, telephone contacts and the advertisement reference number so as to reach us on or before January 4th, 2019 using the addressed below. Minorities and people with
    disabilities are encouraged to apply.
  • Canvassing will result in automatic
    disqualification. Only successful candidates will be contacted.

    The Director General
    Kenya School of Government Council
    P.O. Box 23030-00604
    Lower Kabete
    NAIROBI
    Email: [email protected]


  • For more information and job application details, see; Kenya School of Government Senior Librarian Jobs

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