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  • Posted: Aug 1, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
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  • Zetech University is the premier university for the education of Technology, Science and Business oriented global leaders, offering an exceptional learning experience to thousands of youth from Kenya and beyond.
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    Senior Librarian

    Job Ref: ZU/10/25/50/2022

    The objective of this position is to provide leadership and direction for the development, delivery, and assessment of the University Library resources. The position holder will be responsible for the management and development of a wide range of print and digital resources, platforms, software and tools while working closely with their team and other departments to ensure that library services meet the needs of students and staff across the institution.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    Reporting to the Deputy Vice-Chancellor – Academics, Research, Extension & Student Affairs, the position holder will be responsible for the following, amongst others:

    • Plan and direct library promotion and outreach activities;
    • Writing grants to gain funding for expanded programmes or collections;
    • Oversee the security of physical and e-library resources.
    • Facilitating and promoting reading clubs;
    • Facilitating Information Literacy skills awareness among library users
    • Reviewing, evaluating and modifying library services in response to user needs;
    • Undertaking information research activities on behalf of clients;
    • Managing the library infrastructure (buildings, furniture and equipment);
    • Budgeting and managing the library budgetary allocation;
    • Provide Guidance on linkages and accreditation with relevant library bodies;
    • Manage, develop and retain library staff; growing staff satisfaction, engagement and retention;

    Qualification Requirements

    • Masters’ degree in Library and Information Studies from a recognized university.
    • A minimum of five years’ experience as a Librarian level in a university library
    • Knowledge of KOHA, Library accreditation requirements, and online subscription and usage.
    • Having registered/is registrable for a Ph.D. is an added advantage;
    • Must be familiar with KLISC.
    • Strong interpersonal and planning Skills
    • Communication and Leadership Skills
    • Good customer service skills
    • Budgeting skills

    Closing: 11th August 2022.

    Method of Application

    Interested candidates should send their applications to [email protected] quoting the job reference number on the subject line and; indicating their current and expected salary on their application letter, not later than th stipulated deadline

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