College Librarian Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Job Title: Librarian

Nature: Full time

A mid-level college in Lang’ata / Karen, Nairobi seeks to recruit a Librarian.

He/ She should be ready and willing to report immediately.

Due to the urgency of this position, we would prefer someone who is currently unemployed, but one with previous experience in a similar position.

Some duties include;

  • Cataloguing, classification, and indexing of books/information materials
  • Develop guidelines for students and other library users (brochures, newsletters, bulletins, posters, promotional materials etc.)
  • Undertaking manual and automated referencing
  • Advice/ recommend materials to be added or discarded using standard library selection tools
  • Management of audio visual materials
  • Physical processing of books/non book materials
  • Attending to students & lecturers’ needs
  • Conducting library orientation to new students/ users
  • Shelving of library books.
  • Carry out any other relevant assigned duties from time to time as need arises


  • Degree in Library and Information Science from a recognized university
  • At least 2 years working experience in a similar role in a college/ university
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must be proficient in MS Office suite.
  • A team player with the ability to establish rapport with colleagues.
  • Attention to detail.

Interested candidates to send a copy of CV only, with the subject to the email being “Librarian”.

Indicate your expected salary.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted:

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Updated: November 12, 2018 — 10:08 pm