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  • Posted: Aug 5, 2022
    Deadline: Aug 29, 2022
  • The current Kabete National Polytechnic has a rich history that dates back to 1924 when the colonial Government started it as a Native Industry Training Depot. Later it was converted to a recruiting barracks for soldiers during the 2nd World war (1939-1945). After the 2nd World war was over it was reverted into a school for 3 years Trade courses for primary levels (former Std 8). With time and the conversion to a new system of Education Kabete became a National Technical Secondary School with the purpose of admitting Std 7 pupils who excelled in their Std 7 National Exams during the 7-4-2-3 system of Education. During this time, the Institution used to admit to form I the best and outstanding performers inStd7 National Examinations from all over the Country. It also admitted students from what then used to be referred to as Grammar Secondary without technical background. These were admitted in form 3 and were expected to pursue while in that form other trade areas such as plumbing, electrical, mechanical etc. as a gateway to joining technical colleges.
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    Assistant Librarian I

    REF - KNP/2022/12

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Accessioning all new books; classifying and cataloguing books;
    • Preparing and filing or Updating the catalogue cards for books; compiling accessions list’ for books and dispatch to all technical officers;
    • Conducting orientation and registering new patrons;
    • Filing of borrowing cards; sending reminder notices for overdue publications;
    • Photocopying gazette notices with published standards and circulating to quality control officers;
    • Ensuring that shelves are tidy and publications are filed in their right places;
    • Compiling overdue materials lists; clearing fines of user accounts;
    • Manning the circulation area; assisting in providing reference information services;
    • Providing Library user education; and library clearance of students and staff.

    Requirements for Appointment

    For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:

    • A Diploma in Library studies or Information Science or equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
    • Certificate in Computer Applications from a recognized institution; and
    • Demonstrated merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results. 

    Method of Application

    The details of the posts and applications procedures can be accessed from the website, . Interested qualified persons are requested to download the fillable PDF application forms, fill and submit via email to [email protected] and also copy to [email protected] so as to reach the undersigned on or before Monday August 29th, 2022 11 am. No hard copies of the applications will be processed.

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