SHOFCO School Librarian Jobs in Kenya

SHOFCO School Librarian Jobs in Kenya

Position Overview

  • To be responsible for management of library’s information materials and library clients in line with SHOFCO’s aim to provide education in slum areas.

    Location: Kibera .

    Key Duties and Responsibilities

    • Research and select library materials.

    • Develop special programs like outreach program.

    • Prepare budgetary information and reports.

    • Ensure prompt opening of the Library at appointed times.

    • Catalogue, classify and maintain library materials using bar codes and call numbers.

    • Manage users in the library to meet user’s needs.

    • Analyze user’s needs to determine what books are appropriate.

    • Search and provide books for users.

    • Ensure entry of data and regular update of entries into the library system.

    • Return books to shelves.

    • Repair damaged books and maintain catalogue.

    • Induction of new program users providing comprehensive reference and information on resource center activities.

    Functional Skills

    • Articulating information

    • Examining information

    • Generating ideas

    • Checking things


    • Diploma in Library and Information Science

    • Dedicated to serving the community by providing assistance in information retrieval and research techniques.

    • Committed to promoting literacy in the school by supporting reading
    programs and other student education initiatives.

    • Extensive knowledge about materials, research databases, circulation, and other aspects of archiving.

    Other Requirements (unique/job specific)

    • At least a years’ experience in performing library services preferably school setup

    • Record Management skills will be an added advantage

    • Ability to manage a library and its collection

    Behavioral Competencies/Attributes:

    • Directing people

    • Interacting with people

    • Following procedures

    • Inviting feedback

    How to Apply

  • Interested applicants should send their applications together with a detailed Cover letter and CV to the HR Manager

  • Applications without this information will not be considered. DO NOT ATTACH TESTIMONIALS at this point. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Applications should reach us no later than 6th November 2020.

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