Library Assistant Jobs. Great Lakes University


Library Assistant Job at Great Lakes University

Great Lakes University of Kisumu is a private chartered university offering degree programs in various disciplines including Health Sciences, Community Health, Humanity and Agribusiness among others.

The University is looking for a highly motivated, qualified, experienced and reputable team player to fill the position of Senior Library Assistant and Library Assistant.

Library Assistant Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Performs circulation desk procedures, such as checking in and checking out
  • Materials, registering patrons and collecting fines.
  • Checks in deliveries of interlibrary loan materials.
  • Does typing and filing.
  • Processes, withdraws, repairs, or reconditions library materials.
  • Shelves library materials and reads shelves.
  • Sorts and routes mail.
  • Assists with library programs and displays.
  • Assist patron with ready-reference questions and reader advisory, bibliographic
  • Instruction and database searching.
  • Assists patrons with mechanical operations of library equipment.
  • Answers directional questions and refers patrons to appropriate personnel.
  • Performs other related work as required.

Requirements for Library Assistant Job

  • A diploma in library and Information studies from a recognized institution .
  • At least 3 years’ experience in an academic library

Knowledge and Abilities

  • Working knowledge of library methods and procedures.
  • Ability to operate library machines properly.
  • Keyboarding and filing ability.
  • Working knowledge of English grammar and spelling.
  • Willingness to maintain skills in above mentioned areas through active participation in appropriate library skills.


   How to Apply


  • Each application shall be accompanied by a detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of relevant academic and professional certificates, National Identity Card or passport, Testimonials and other relevant supporting documents.
  • Applications should be addressed to the Vice Chancellor, Great Lakes University of Kisumu, Main Campus, Off Miwani Road, P.O. Box 2224-40100 Kisumu. All applications shall clearly be marked “Application for the position of Senior Library Assistant and Library Assistant.”
  • and Send electronic copies of credentials in PDF format by email to [email protected] Applications must be submitted on or before 29th July 2016.