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Librarian/Records Management Officer Jobs – Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)

Organisation: Uganda
National Roads Authority (UNRA)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to:
Director Legal Services
About UNRA:
The Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) was
established by an Act of Parliament; The Uganda National Authority Act, No.
15 of 2006. UNRA became operational on 1st July 2008.  The mandate of UNRA is to develop and
maintain the national roads network, advise Government on general roads
policy and contribute to addressing of transport concerns, among others.
Job Summary: The Librarian/Records
Management Officer will be in charge of acquiring, managing and securing
UNRA’s information resources. The Librarian will also be responsible for selecting,
acquiring, cataloguing, classifying, circulating, and maintaining library materials;
and furnishing reference, bibliographical, and readers’ advisory services; planning,
developing and indexing computerized data base and instructing users on how
to efficiently search through and locate needed reference materials as well
as creating partnerships with other libraries and providing avenues for
accessing their databases remotely.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • The Librarian will develop
    Library and Information Services policies and procedures in line with
    the strategic plan;
  • In charge of designing the information
    storage and retrieval systems, and develop procedures for collecting,
    organizing, interpreting, and classifying information;
  • Search and source standard
    reference materials, including on-line sources and the Internet;
  • Code, classify, and catalog
    books, publications, films, audiovisual aids, and other information
    center materials based on subject matter or standard information
    Centre classification systems;
  • Build and strengthen partnerships
    with other libraries/information centers and provide avenues for
    accessing their databases remotely;
  • Create and update an electronic
    system for easy access and retrieval of information;
  • Develop risk matrix and put in
    place risk mitigation measures in office library and information
    systems;
  • Regularly respond to audit
    reports and implement agreed recommendations within specified time
    frames;
  • Actively participate in planning,
    budgeting and reporting in line with departmental guidelines and
    targets;
  • Manage performance and develop
    direct reports in line with the performance management system of UNRA.
  • Perform any other duties as
    assigned by the Director Legal Services
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
  • The applicant for the UNRA
    Librarian/Records Management Officer job vacancy should hold an Honors
    Degree in Library and Information Science (BLIS) or any other related
    field from a recognized University;
  • At least three years’ experience
    in records and document management, Library or Registry.
  • Computer literacy skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team
    and to develop subordinates;
  • Excellent interpersonal, particularly
    staff/management relation skills
  • Excellent oral and written
    communication skills.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested
candidates should hand deliver their handwritten application letters,
filled application form (Download
Here
) , an updated CV with copies of academic documents and two
referee letters (one of whom should be work-related) to the UNRA Kyambogo
Training Centre addressed to the:
Office of the Director Human Resource,
Uganda National Roads Authority,
Plot 5 Lourdel Road Nakasero, P.O. Box 28487,
Kampala.
Note: Only
shortlisted candidates will be contacted and Canvassing or lobbying by
applicants will lead to disqualification. Candidates who present forged
documents/testimonials will be arrested and prosecuted.
Deadline: Monday, 1st
February 2016 by 17.00 hours
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