University of Global Health Equity - Assistant Academic Librarian Jobs in Rwanda

University of Global Health Equity - Assistant Academic Librarian Jobs in Rwanda

Position Overview:

• To assist the Academic Librarian in the day-to-day administration of the UGHE Library and support in the learning, teaching and research needs and activities of the university community.

• The Assistant Academic Librarian shall have responsibility for running the circulation system and information resources processing functions at the library.


• To deal with library users enquiries and to promote effective use of the library resources with responsibilities in assisting in the preparation of user guides and documentation.

• To maintain the Library Accessions Register.

• To be responsible for the Circulation System.

• To maintain Library order and security.

• To catalogue and classify new library resources.

• To assist in collection development and stock management. To identify and select materials for binding and de-selection.

• To consult with library users about their needs, reporting these needs to the Academic Librarian.

• To keep abreast of the higher education environment while developing professional skills.

• To participate in wider University
committees and special interest groups as opportunities arise.

• To carry out any other duties appropriate to the post, as directed by the Academic Librarian.

Qualifications and experience:


• A Bachelor's Degree in Library Studies or its equivalent.

• 2-3 years post-graduation experience.


  • Experience working in a medical/health sciences academic library environment.

    Organizational Skills:

    • Ability to plan, prioritize and organize work.

    • Ability to take responsibility for delegated tasks.

    • Ability to work accurately with attention to detail.

    Interpersonal and communication skills:

    • Ability to work in a multicultural rural environment.

    • Ability to work flexibly as part of a team.

    • Excellent verbal, written and presentation communication skills.

    • Ability to teach.

    Technical skills:

    • Ability to catalogue to international standards (RDA Standards).

    • Good IT skills (including a basic knowledge of Microsoft Suite and Google Suite).

    • Fluent English and Kinyarwanda.

  • Experience in Months: 24

  • Level of Education: Bachelor Degree

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; University of Global Health Equity - Assistant Academic Librarian Jobs in Rwanda

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