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.