University Librarian Job Opportunity – Kyambogo University

Job Title:      University Librarian
Organization: Kyambogo
University
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Vice
Chancellor
About US:
Kyambogo University is the
second largest Public University in Uganda. Since its formation in 2003, the
University has established itself as one of the leading Universities in Uganda
offering a number of academic programmes in line with vocational education,
teacher training, hands-on engineering, special needs training, social
sciences, pure and applied sciences, entrepreneurship and management that meet
the Market remands and development needs of the Country. The Strategic Focus
Areas of the University include: Teaching Learning; Research, Innovation and
Knowledge Generation; Physical Infrastructure, Facilities and ICT Development;
Institutional Development and Strategic Marketing.
Job Summary: The
University Librarian will be in charge of the development, control, management
and coordination of all library and information systems and services of the
University in support of teaching, learning and research.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidates for the University Librarian vacancy must possess a PhD
    in Library and Information Science from a recognized institution. The
    applicants must also hold a Master’s degree in any of the following:
    Librarianship and Information Management, Library and Information Science,
    Library and Information Studies or 
    Library and Information Practice.
  • The
    applicants must possess a first degree in any of the following
    disciplines: Library and Information Science, Library and Information
    Studies, Information Science or Social Sciences
  • At
    least twelve years’ experience in managing library services in an
    institution of higher learning and must have made at least nine (9)
    publications.
  • Applicants
    with experience in Higher Education Institutions will have an added
    advantage.
  • Age: 
    Between 40-55 Years
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates should send six (6) copies of their applications together
with the following:
  • A
    Detailed and up-to-date Curriculum Vitae.
  • Copies
    of academic and professional qualifications.
  • Names
    and addresses of three referees who should be advised to send reference
    letters direct to the Director Human Resources under confidential cover.
  • Certified
    copies of the academic transcripts and certificates.
  • Copies
    of the birth certificate or copies of relevant pages of the passport or
    National ID indicating the applicant’s date of birth.
The complete and sealed
application should be addressed to:
The Director Human Resources,
Kyambogo University,
Second Floor, Administration
Block,
P.O. Box 1, Kyambogo,
Kampala.  Uganda
Deadline: Friday, 7th August 2015 by 5:00 pm
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