Law Development Centre Senior Librarian Jobs in Uganda

Law Development Centre Senior Librarian Jobs in Uganda


Job Purpose

  • Maintain and update a reference Library that can provide information to the Centre’s
    researchers and other authorized stakeholders in line with strategic objectives of the LDC.

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide reference services for users and avail relevant reading material and information
    resources to staff and other users as per Library guiding principles.

  • Keep custody of current and non-current soft and hard copies of Research findings and
    related documents and Document, Index / classify newly received books and print
    materials in the library according to the set standards.

  • Sorting, shelving & organizing books & any other reading material on daily basis in their
    respective shelves according to classification numbers.

  • Develop mechanisms for controlling book loans, over dues and reservations on
    borrowers’ items and prepare reports according to the library procedures and the Inter
    Library Loan Regulations.

  • Acquire and select relevant Library reading materials as per the Centre’s guidelines.

  • Stock take, weed Library materials & provide security for Library materials in conformity with the Library Policy.

  • Prepare a plan and financial budget for the library and make orders of required items in
    accordance with the Centre’s policy.

  • Submit periodic reports to the Head Library on the status of assigned, delegated, and
    designated duties.

  • Supervise and appraise the performance of subordinate staff.

  • Performa any other duties assigned
    by the Head Library from time to time.

    Qualifications and Experience

  • A Bachelor’s (Hon) degree in Library and Information Science.

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Library and Information Science.

  • Master of Science in Library and Information Science from a recognised University shall be an added advantage.

  • At least four (4) years’ work experience in library management in a large institution of
    higher learning.

  • Possess Computer skills.

    Key Competencies

  • Ability to manage a library and its collections.

  • Research and information gathering systems and methods.

  • Organizational, analytical, problem solving and decision making skills.

  • High degree of proficiency with computer technology and Microsoft office.

  • Ability to work independently requiring minimal supervision.

  • Effective verbal, written presentation, listening and communication skills.

  • Excellent interpersonal (team player/ ability to work cross functionally) skills.

  • Must be a person of high integrity.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Law Development Centre Senior Librarian Jobs in Uganda

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