University of Eldoret Deputy University Librarian Jobs Kenya

University of Eldoret Deputy University Librarian Jobs Kenya

The University of Eldoret is a public University with nine (9) schools namely; Agriculture and Biotechnology; Business and Management Sciences; Economics; Education; Engineering; Environmental Studies; Human Resource Development; Natural Resource Management and Science.

It has over 20,000 students, 1,500 employees and land measuring 1,057 acres.

The University has a Vision of being a “premier university that is globally visible in knowledge generation and technological innovations” and a Mission of providing high quality education and training in science, agriculture and technology that promotes networking, partnerships and linkages with other institutions and industry”.

The University therefore invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced individuals for the position listed below:

Deputy University Librarian


  • Earned doctorate degree in Library and Information Science from a recognized
    institution, in addition to Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees from recognised institutions
  • At least five (5) years relevant work experience, three (3) of which must have been as
  • Senior Librarian I, Job Grade 13 or equivalent;
  • Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results through appraisal
  • Proficiency in computer applications
  • Membership registration with a relevant professional body
  • Senior Management training lasting not less than four (4) weeks
  • Published at least four (4) relevant refereed publications since the last promotion.
  • Evidence of Continuous professional development

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist the University Librarian with the overall administration of the Library
  • Assist the University Librarian in planning and coordination of library services
  • Marketing of the library through publications of bulletin, manuals and guides
  • Facilitation of library services and user education
  • Represents the Library in various committees and ad hoc groups within and outside the university as appropriate
  • Any other duty as may be assigned by the University Librarian

    How to Apply:

  • Interested applicants should submit ten (10) copies of their applications
    with detailed curriculum vitae, e-mail address, telephone contacts, postal address, current post, copy of current pay slip, copy of their original National Identification Card (ID), certified copies of academic, professional certificates and testimonials.
  • A soft copy must also be sent to the email addresses provided below.
  • Applicants for grades 14 & 15 to send their applications to the Chairman of Council,
    while those for grades 13 and below to send their applications to the Vice Chancellor.

    All applicants must satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya by getting clearances from the following bodies:

  • Higher Education Loans Board (HELB);
  • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC);
  • Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA);
  • Credit Reference Bureau (CRB);
  • Commission for University Education (CUE) and
  • Current certificate of good conduct from the National Police Service (NPS).
  • They should also provide three (3) referees who are knowledgeable about their competence and areas of specialization, one of which must be a recent/last employer.
  • Applicants are also advised to request their referees to write references directly to the
  • Applications should be received on or before Thursday, 24th January, 2019
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • The University of Eldoret is an equal opportunity employer thus, women, persons with disability and minority groups are encouraged to apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; University of Eldoret Deputy University Librarian Jobs Kenya

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