Mount Kenya University System - Librarian - Thika Campus Jobs in Kenya

Mount Kenya University System - Librarian - Thika Campus Jobs in Kenya


The post holder will be responsible for managing the information technology used in the library.

Key roles/responsibilities:

  • Manage the daily operation of the library’s automated systems and workstations, remaining on call at all times.
  • Design, implement, and integrate daily operations of the library’s automation and communication systems, including the innovative interfaces system, LANs, web server, internet access, telecommunications, and related evolving systems in consultation with the Deputy Director, Management Information System.
  • Design and maintain the library website as a marketing tool for library operations and services.
  • Develop and recommend policies and procedures for use of computers and computer systems in the library.
  • Manage digital repository and resources.
  • Design, plan, implement and evaluate the present and future automation needs of the library, making recommendations for implementation to the library administration.
  • Coordinate, library-wide training on use of automated systems, creating in-house documentation as needed.
  • Monitor all system functions and be responsible for proper operation.
  • To appropriately execute any other duties as directed by the University Librarian or the Deputy University Librarian.

    Requirements

  • Master’s degree in Library and Information Science or its equivalent from a recognized institution.
  • Knowledge in KOHA System.
  • Computer literate.
  • Three (3) years’ experience as a System Librarian or a similar position.

    OR

  • Bachelor of Science in Information
    Science or its equivalent from a recognized institution.
  • Knowledge in KOHA System.
  • Computer literate.
  • Five (5) years’ experience as a System Librarian or a similar position.
  • Uphold sound work ethics and be highly disciplined.
  • Possessing tenacious attitude, friendly, honest, trustworthy, respectful and flexible.
  • Able to work with minimal supervision, independently or as part of a team.

    How to Apply:

    Each application should be accompanied with an up to date and detailed Curriculum Vitae.
    Applications should be addressed to;
    The Human Resource Director,
    Mount Kenya University,
    Main Campus, General Kago Road,
    P.O. Box 342-01000.
    Thika, Kenya.

    Note:

    Electronic applications can be sent in PDF format by email to recruitment@mku.ac.ke.
    Applications must be submitted on or before 2nd December, 2019
    Terms of service are provided for as per Mount Kenya University scheme of service
    Mount Kenya University is an equal opportunity employer:
    Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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