Mount Kenya University Information Systems Librarian Jobs

Mount Kenya University Information Systems Librarian Jobs

  • Mount Kenya University(MKU) is a chartered and ISO 9001:2015 certified University committed to a broad-based, holistic and inclusive system of education. The University is a member of the Inter-University Council of East Africa as well as the Association of Commonwealth Universities.

  • MKU is largely known for its dynamic, comprehensive and thorough academic and vocational training system as well as linkages with internationally reputable institutions. The University operates from the main campus in Thika with campuses in Nairobi, Mombasa, Nakuru, Eldoret and Meru, as well as Open Distance and Electronic Learning (ODEL) centres located in major towns in Kenya, Burundi, Somaliland and Uganda.

  • In pursuit of fulfilling the Mission and Vision of the University, the Directorate of Human Resource is mandated to facilitate and support the Mission and operations of the University by enabling it to continue attracting, developing and retaining the right number of suitably qualified staff so as to maintain the University competitive edge. MKU invites applications from suitably qualified, visionary, competent, dynamic and experienced professionals with impeccable track record to fill the following vacant position


  • A Master’s degree in information Science Information Technology Option

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience at a comparable position.

    Duties and responsibilities

  • Designing planning implementing and evaluating the present and future automation needs of the Library, making recommendations for implementation to the Library administration.

  • Managing E-resources, platforms and relevant software for access to
    e-content by students and staff.

  • Coordinating, Library wide training on use of automated systems, creating in house documentation as needed.

  • Managing the daily operations of the Library automated systems and workstations, remaining on call at all times.

  • Integrating Library’s automation and communication systems, including the innovative interfaces system, LANs, Web server, Internet access, telecommunications and related evolving systems.

  • Designing and maintaining the library website as a marketing tool for library operations and services.

  • Developing and recommending policy and procedures for use of computers and computer systems.

  • Installing and configuring computer hardware and software.

  • Overseeing training and instruction of library users on computer services and evaluates performance.

  • Keeping current of all new technological procedures, processes and equipment in the Library.

  • Compiling and interpreting statistics and preparing reports.

  • Monitoring all system functions and being responsible for proper operations.

  • Performing any other duty as assigned by your supervisor.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Mount Kenya University Information Systems Librarian Jobs

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