Admin & Office

Library Assistant

Full Time

Mount Kenya University(MKU) is a chartered and ISO 9001:2015 certified University committed to a broad-based, holistic and inclusive system of education. The University is a member of the Inter-University Council of East Africa as well as the Association of Commonwealth Universities. MKU is largely known for its dynamic, comprehensive and thorough academic and vocational training system as well as linkages with internationally reputable institutions. The University operates from the main campus in Thika with campuses in Nairobi, Mombasa, Nakuru, Eldoret and Meru, as well as Open Distance and Electronic Learning (ODEL) centres located in major towns in Kenya, Burundi, Somaliland and Uganda.

In pursuit of fulfilling the Mission and Vision of the University, the Directorate of Human Resource is mandated to facilitate and support the Mission and operations of the University by enabling it to continue attracting, developing and retaining the right number of suitably qualified staff so as to maintain the University competitive edge. MKU invites applications from suitably qualified, visionary, competent, dynamic and experienced professionals with impeccable track record to fill the following vacant positions.

Qualification
1. Diploma in Library and Information Science or Archives & Records Management or its equivalent from recognized institution.

2. Computer literacy.

3. Experience in a comparable position

Key responsibilities also include
Duties and Responsibilities

1. Verifying bibliographical details of Library materials

2. Conducting shelf reading and weeding Library materials.

3. Classifying Library materials

3. Undertaking acquisition of Library materials

4. Verifying pro-forma invoices against order cards

5. Circulating published catalogues to departments

6. Supervising filling and updating of Library records

7. Educating library users.

8. Undertaking short loan reservations

9. Receiving and recording journals in card indices

10. Keying in new acquisitions and user’s data into the computer

11. Analysing library statistics.

12. Co-ordinating issuance and receiving of library materials.

13. Performing any other duties that may be assigned by the immediate supervisor.

Requirements

1. Diploma in Library and Information Science or Archives & Records Management or its equivalent from recognized institution.

2. Computer literacy.

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