KNLS Chief Librarians Jobs in Kenya
KNLS Chief Librarians Jobs in KenyaKenya National Library Service (KNLS) Board which is a State Corporation in the Ministry of Sports, Culture and Heritage invites applications from suitable qualified persons for the following vacant posts:
(4 Vacancies)Participates in library development plans
Roles and Responsibilities
Prepares annual work plans and budgets
Implements policies that relate to library matters
Staff management (mentoring, duty allocation discipline, appraisal etc)
Research on library matters
Manages selection, collection, acquisition, organization and maintenance of library information materials and databases.
Ensures daily stock management
Ensures lending, reference and referral services are delivered in a timely manner
Production of periodic reports
Networking and partnership
Participates in developing policies
Oversees marketing and promotion of library services
Ensure maintenance of a conducive reading environment
Developing the use of Information Communication Technology
Organize book events
Source for donors/partners to support library activities
Oversee reference and referral services
Manage revenue collection and remittance
Oversee Management of e- resources
Perform duties that may be assigned from time to time by Management.
Masters Degree in Library Studies or information Science or its equivalent
Five (5) years continuous work experience post-graduation, three (3) of which must be in Senior Management in a library set up.
Demonstrated outstanding leadership, professional competence and administrative ability in the overall management of a library Function.
Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results
Familiar with Government of Kenya’s Operational Procedures
Proven knowledge of Information Technology
Valid member of Kenya Library Association in good standing
Other related skills and experience will be an advantage.
Valid Certificate of Good Conduct
Good Communication skills
Good public and customer relations skills
Good report writing skills
Good management Skills
How to Apply
Interested applicants should send their application, a detailed CV, copies of relevant certificates, National Identification card and testimonials from your current or previous employer by 31st December, 2018 at 5:00pm to:
The Director / CEO
Kenya National Service
P.O Box 30573-00100
Kenya National Library Service is an equal opportunity employer, women and persons with disability are encouraged to apply.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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