Muni University University Librarian Jobs in Uganda

Muni University University Librarian Jobs in Uganda


Purpose of the Job

  • To be responsible for the development, control, management and coordination of all library and information services of the University.

    Key Functions

    • Develop and implement annual activity plans and budgets for the University Library.

    • Oversee the maintenance of information resources through an effective cataloguing and classification system.

    • Coordinate the development of well-stocked and continually updated libraries in order to facilitate the proper functioning of the University.

    • Monitor and review the performance of the libraries on the Campus and ensure that they meet international standards Library.

    • Coordinate the acquisition and proper maintenance of books, serial publications, documents, audio-visual materials, electronic media resources, computer discs as well as other academic publications, equipment and information technology for the various libraries on the campus.

    • Order, receive and distribute complimentary copies of books, publications and new acquisitions to specified heads of department.

    • Coordinate annual stocktaking exercise in order to conduct a proper audit and accountability of all acquisitions in the library.

    • Development and implementation of an effective knowledge organization system in order to ensure rapid access and retrieval of information.

    • Supervise and evaluating the performance of library staff against set targets and taking corrective action whenever performance improvement is required.

    Key Outputs

    • Annual activity plans and budgets for the University Library developed and implemented.

    • Books, serial publications, documents, audio-visual materials, electronic media resources, computer discs as well as other academic publications, equipment and information technology for the various libraries on the campus put in place.

    • Developed and implemented effective knowledge organization system for rapid access and retrieval of information.

    • Supervised and evaluated performance of library staff
    against set targets and corrective action taken whenever performance improvement is required.

    • Staff supervised and appraised.

    Person Specifications

    • Should have a PhD in Library and Information Science or Information science or Information technology or Information Systems from a
    recognized institution of higher learning.

    • Should have a Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science or Information Science or Information technology or Information Systems
    from a recognized institution of higher learning.

    • Should have a Bachelor’s Degree in Library and Information Science from a recognized institution of Higher learning.

    • Being a Professor is an added advantage.

    • Should have effective communication skills and proficient in computer systems including use of the e-mail and the Internet.

    • Should have a minimum of Eight (8) years of demonstrated experience, professional experience and leadership in an Academic Library of a reputable University/ Institution, 5years of which should have been served at the level of Senior Librarian in an institution of higher learning or research institution.

    • Should have a minimum of five (5) scholarly publications in a refereed and peer reviewed journals.

    • Demonstrable computer knowledge.

    • Should have high level of integrity.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Muni University University Librarian Jobs in Uganda


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