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  • Posted: May 10, 2022
    Deadline: May 10, 2022
  • Our mission is tp provide affordable, accessible and sustainable quality services, enhancing community participation and creating a secure climate for political,social and economic development through the commitment of a motivated and dedicated team.
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    Deputy Director Community Development and Library Services

    Job Requirements

    • A minimum of Bachelor degree in Social Sciences with a bias in Social Work, Information Study, Sociology, Community Development, Gender Studies, Counseling Psychology, Anthropology or any other related discipline from a recognized Institution.
    • Registered practitioner with relevant bodies
    • Must have served for least three years at the level of Assistant Director Gender or its equivalent position.
    • Possess Leadership skills, Communication skills, Interpersonal skills, Organizational skills, Ability to work under pressure, Negotiation skills, Ability to build and lead cohesive teams, Problem solving skills.
    • Must meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya on Leadership and integrity.

    Job Description

    • Plans, Organizes, Coordinates and implements community development programmes at the County level.
    • Formulation of policies and legislations on community development and library matters.
    • Coordinating development, implementation and review of library information policies, standards and guidelines.
    • Overseeing the development of programmes and activities to promote library and information service and reading.
    • Validating networking and collaboration programmes.
    • Institutionalize international standards, procedures and norms.
    • Promoting and facilitating innovation and review of library information services and community development products.
    • Monitoring, evaluation and reporting on implementation of library service and community development programmes.
    • Coordinating preparation of budget and funding proposals.
    • Coordinating research programmes and projects in library and information service.
    • Coordinate the preparation of the library & community development work plans, setting performance targets and budget estimates, guiding, supervising, coaching and mentoring staff.
    • Coordinate the organization of local events/activities/exhibitions for communities and educational tours at the county.
    • Responsible for coordinating cataloguing, acquisition, storage, circulation, preservation, conservation, weeding, classification.
    • Indexing and abstracting information services.
    • Coordinating retrieval of information.
    • Coordinating interlibrary loan services.
    • Compiling information for determination of optimal staffing levels.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Nairobi City County Public Service Board on to apply

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