Mount Kenya University Information Systems Librarian Jobs

Mount Kenya University Information Systems Librarian Jobs


Overview

  • In pursuit of fulfilling the Mission and Vision of the University, a suitably qualified, visionary, competent, dynamic and experienced professional with impeccable track record is required to fill this position.

  • In addition to the above outlined and the below listed qualifications and responsibilities, the candidate should also possess the following skills; highly organized and detail-oriented, good researcher, lover of books, knowledge and learning, strong commitment and self-discipline, diligent, team player, honest, accountable, ethical and loyal, punctual and technologically competent.

  • The candidate should also be physically fit as the job requires a lot of movement.

    Qualifications (Education Skills and Experience)

  • Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science (IT / ICT option).

  • 3years’ experience as Librarian or its equivalent.

  • Must be a member of a relevant professional body.

  • Minimum of one article in a peer reviewed journal.

  • Must be Computer literate.

    OR

  • Bachelor’s degree in Library and Information Science (IT/ICT option).

  • 5 years’ experience as Systems Librarian or its equivalent.

  • Must be a member of a relevant professional body.

  • Minimum of one article in a peer reviewed journal.

  • Must be Computer Literate.

    Duties and responsibilities

  • Designs, plans, implements and evaluates the present and future automation needs of the Library, making recommendations for implementation to the Library administration.

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

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

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

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

  • Design and maintain the library website as a marketing tool for library operations and services.

  • Develop and recommend policy and procedures for use of computers and computer systems.

  • Installs and configures computer hardware and software.

  • Oversees training and instruction of library users on computer services, related user software and evaluates performance.

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

  • Compiles, interprets usage statistics for e-content and prepare reports on the same.

  • Monitors all system functions and is responsible for proper operations.

  • Perform any other duty as assigned by the supervisor.

    Requirements

  • Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science (IT / ICT option).

  • 3years’ experience as Librarian or its equivalent.

  • Must be a member of a relevant professional body.

  • Minimum of one article in a peer reviewed journal.

  • Must be Computer literate.

    OR

  • Bachelor’s degree in Library and Information Science (IT/ICT option).

  • 5 years’ experience as Systems Librarian or its equivalent.

  • Must be a member of a relevant professional body.

  • Minimum of one article in a peer reviewed journal.

  • Must be Computer Literate.

    How to Apply

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


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