KUTRRH Library Assistant Jobs in Kenya

KUTRRH Library Assistant Jobs in Kenya

Purpose

Provide assistance in planning, developing and managing KUTRRH's library services and
directing their contribution to the teaching and research programs of the Hospital.

S/he will play a critical leadership role to support the academic objectives of the University.

Duties And Responsibilities

  • Maintain records of items received, stored, issued, and returned, and file catalog cards
    according to system used
  • Sort books, publications, and other items according to established procedure and return
    them to shelves, files, or other designated storage areas.
  • Facilitate the acquisition of books, pamphlets, periodicals, and audiovisual materials by checking prices, figuring costs and preparing appropriate order forms for review and
    sign off
  • Prepare, store, and retrieve classification and catalog information, lecture notes, or other
    information related to stored documents.
  • Review records, such as microfilm and issue cards, in order to identify titles of overdue
    materials and delinquent borrowers
  • Locate library materials for patrons, including books, periodicals
  • Instruct patrons on how to use reference sources, card catalogs, and automated
    information systems.
  • Classify and catalog items according to content and purpose
  • Select substitute titles when requested materials are unavailable following predefined
    criteria not areas of demand so as to inform purchasing decisions
  • Inspect returned books for condition and due-date status, and compute any applicable
    fines

    Qualifications Knowledge and Skills:

    Minimum level of academic qualifications required to perform effectively in

    the role:
  • Bachelor of Information Sciences, Library Sciences or related field
  • Minimum level of knowledge required for the job (evidence required):
  • Knowledge of information and knowledge systems;
  • Knowledge of supporting in planning, managing and delivering complex projects in an
    academic library;

    Soft Skills
  • Communication skills
  • Analytical thinking skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Decision Making skills
  • Compassionate
  • Organizational skills
  • Ability to work under pressure

    How to Apply
  • The deadline for the receipt of all applications is Tuesday 17th September 2019
  • If your background and competencies match the specifications of any of the posts above, we encourage applicants to apply online here or send hard copies of your Application Letter, CV, and Filled Application Form and address to:
  • The Chief Executive Officer
  • Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral &
  • Research Hospital
  • P.O Box 7674 – 00100 GPO
  • Nairobi Kenya
  • For more information and job application details, see; KUTRRH Library Assistant Jobs in Kenya

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