KCA University Librarian (Kisumu Campus) Job in Kenya

KCA University is a dynamic private business University committed to quality service, student success and academic excellence.

The University seeks to recruit a competent, qualified and suitable candidate to fill the following position;

Librarian – Kisumu Campus

Job Purpose: To select, organize and disseminate information for the purpose of learning, teaching and research at the Campus.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Overseeing day to day running of the Campus Library activities including classification, circulation, shelving, issuing, lending and cataloguing books;
  • Recommend the acquisition, processing and circulation of library materials;
  • Plan and manage the library’s physical facilities, e-resources and human resources;
  • Ensure compliance with relevant regulatory requirements;
  • Prepare library budget and manage library resources accordingly;
  • Plan and deliver client centred programs
  • Liaise with University Librarian to implement current ICT resources in the library;
  • Develop and administer library user education and manuals;
  • Partner with other libraries & institutions to improve quality of services;
  • Guide and direct the library’s collection and development to adequately support faculty programs;
  • Implement library policies and procedures and promote security of library materials and equipment;
  • Provide regular inventory reports and advise Campus management on the library’s status;
  • Promote the professional development of library staff;
  • Deliver client-centred programs & customer care services;
  • Disseminate information on the use of library facilities, resources & equipment;
  • Develop risk management framework for the department;
  • Prepare and submit departmental reports as required.

Qualifications and Experience

  • A Bachelor’s Degree (Information / Library Science);
  • Professional Membership of Kenya Library Association;
  • 4 to 5 years relevant experience with a least 2 years’ experience at a supervisory level;
  • Knowledge in Integrated Library Information Management system.

Personal Attributes

  • Good people management skills;
  • Results oriented;
  • Ability to develop others through coaching;
  • Report writing skills;

How to Apply

Interested candidates who meet the above requirements should submit an application letter indicating current and desired salary, a detailed CV and three references via email to hr@kca.ac.ke by 6th September, 2019.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Director, Human Resources,
KCA University,
P.0. Box 56808-00200,
Nairobi, Kenya

Website: www.kca.ac.ke
Email: hr@kca.ac.ke

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Updated: September 4, 2019 — 5:30 pm