Library Assistant Job in Kenya

ONE (1)
POST         V/NO. 9/2020



Salary Scale: Ksh.46,980- Ksh.63,090 p.m.          BAC ‘7’

Terms of Service:     Permanent &
Pensionable

Requirements for Appointment: –

For appointment to this grade, a
candidate must have; –

  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Examination
    (KCSE) mean grade C-or recognized equivalent qualification with at least a
    C- in either Mathematics, English or Kiswahili;

  • Diploma in Library Studies or Information
    Science or their recognized equivalent qualification from a recognized
    Institution;

  • Meet the requirements of Chapter 6 of the
    Constitution; and

  • Certificate in Computer application skills.

 Duties
and Responsibilities: –

  • Receive stamp and record incoming information
    materials through accessioning for ownership and security purposes;

  • Shelve information materials by class numbers
    for easy retrieval by the client;

  • Operate Current Awareness Services (CAS)
    through display of new arrivals and circulation of periodicals to abreast
    the patrons;

  • Charge and discharge library by library
    management system for dissemination of information to users;

  • Paste due date labels for stamping due date
    during circulation process for a clear reminder to the patrons on the
    return date;

  • Answer routine inquiries, and refer patrons in
    need of professional assistance to librarians for customer satisfaction;

  • Ensure compliance with due dates by checking
    due dates for equitable sharing of information resources by patrons;

  • Prepare and paste book pockets by gluing them
    on information materials to hold slips;

  • Issue reminders to patrons with overdue
    material through reminders for accountability, equitable sharing of
    resources and avoid hoarding of information materials; and

  • Implement documentation by filling of library
    catalogue for easy retrieval of information resources.

How To Apply

Applications are invited from qualified
persons for the positions shown below.

Interested and qualified persons are
requested to apply to the: –

The Principal/CEO,

Bukura Agricultural College,

P.O Box 23-50105

BUKURA

Please Note:

  • Applicants should attach certificates,
    Curriculum Vitae and cover letter quoting the position and the reference
    Number on the envelope. It is an offence to give incorrect information in
    the application. Details of academic and professional certificates not
    obtained by closure of the advert should not be included.

  • Only shortlisted and successful candidates
    will be contacted.

  • Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic
    disqualification.

  • Shortlisted
    candidates 
    shall be required to produce originals of their
    National Identity Card, academic and professional certificates and
    Clearance certificates during interviews.

  • It is a criminal offence to present fake
    certificates/documents.

  • Serving officers shall be required to produce
    the original letter of
    appointment 
    to their current substantive post during
    the interview.

  • Bukura Agricultural College is committed to
    implementing the provisions of the Constitution – Chapter 232 (1) on fair
    competition and merit, representation of Kenyans diverse communities and
    affording equal employment opportunities to men and women, members of all
    ethnic groups and persons with disabilities.

THEREFORE,

PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES, THE MARGINALIZED AND THE
MINORITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

Applications should reach the College on or before 29th May, 2020 latest 5.00 pm

(East African Time)

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