National Museums of Kenya Resource Centre Manager Jobs in Kenya

National Museums of Kenya Resource Centre Manager Jobs in Kenya

The National Museums of Kenya (NMK) is a state corporation established by an Act of Parliament, the National Museums and Heritage Act, 2006 No. 6 of 2006.

NMK is a multi-disciplinary institution whose role is to collect, preserve, study, document and present Kenya’s past and present cultural and natural heritage.

This is for the purposes of enhancing knowledge, appreciation, respect and sustainable utilization of these resources for the benefit of Kenya and the world, for now and posterity.

It is in line with the need to realize the above mandate that NMK management is seeking to recruit suitable and qualified persons to fill the following positions whose holders will be based at NMK headquarters.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The position holder will report to the Director National Repository and Research and will be required to:

  • Be in charge of the efficient operation of the Library and Information Centre
  • Be responsible for the management and administration of NMK library and archival
    services, ensuring full and efficient provision of these services and facilities
  • Participate in recruitment of library staff
    Co-ordinate the development of Resource Centre departmental budget
  • Any other relevant duties as assigned from time to time

    Qualifications Requirements

    For appointment to this position, a candidate must:

  • Have served in the position of Chief Librarian or comparable position
    in a reputable
    organization for a period of not less than five (5) years
  • Have at least a Masters Degree in Library/Information Sciences or its equivalent from
    a recognized university
  • Be computer literate.

    Terms of Service:
  • Three (3) years renewable contract.

    How to Apply
  • Qualified and interested applicants may apply enclosing a detailed resume, copies of academic and professional certificates plus testimonials, names and addresses of referees.
  • The applications should be addressed to:
    Director General,
    National Museums of Kenya,
    P.O. Box 40658-00100,
    Nairobi, Kenya

  • Or email: dgnmk@museums.or.ke so as to be received not later than 19th April, 2019.
  • Applicants are required to submit their applications alongside clearances from Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission, Kenya Revenue Authority, Directorate of Criminal Investigation, Credit Reference Bureau and Higher Education Loans Board.
  • NMK is an equal opportunities employer.
  • For more information and job application details, see; National Museums of Kenya Resource Centre Manager Jobs in Kenya

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