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Library Officer

Position: Library Officer
Unit: Library
Reports to: Librarian
Start Date: 01.09.2023
Application Deadline: 20.08.2023

Core Responsibilities:

  • Provide all types of library services to the patrons of the university library at the library’s information/circulation counter.
  • Perform all types of accessioning and cataloging works.
  • Assist and perform data entry in library database software with proper bibliographic information.
  • Work with the online resources of the library.
  • Hire, schedule, and supervise student employees.
  • Contribute to the formulation of library policies and procedures.
  • To carry out any other duties from time to time that may reasonably be required by the line manager.

Qualifications and Experience Required:

  • Bachelors and Masters in Information Science and Library Management from any recognized university
  • One or two years of experience in this field
  • Must have knowledge of research methodologies
  • Knowledge of digital library systems and services
  • Familiar with the use of online research databases
  • Keen knowledge of MS Office
  • Must have strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English.
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office application
  • Self-motivated, quick learner, able to work independently and also contribute as a team member
  • Experience working in a multicultural setting with excellent communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to represent the University in a professional manner
  • Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply

To Apply:

Interested applicants should send their CVs along with a Cover Letter detailing how their qualifications, skills, abilities, and experience meet the specific requirements of the role, as outlined in the job description, and three references (Name & Contact Information) addressing mention the position applied in the subject line. The review of applications will begin immediately. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.