Fresher Library Assistant Career Jobs – Aga Khan University (AKU)

Job Title:   Library Assistant
Organisation: Aga Khan University (AKU)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About US:
The
Aga Khan University (AKU) is a private, not-for-profit, international
University first established in 1983, with II campuses and teaching sites in 8
countries including Uganda.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • The Library Assistant will provide front-line
    library & information services.
  • Receive, process and catalogue books,
    periodicals, and other library materials.
  • Enter bibliographic details in the library
    system and to update other library databases.
  • The jobholder will also shelf books, label
    them, and maintain shelf reading for easy guide.
  • The Library Assistant will be tasked with the
    registration of library users and maintain their records and user
    statistics.
  • Lend materials (charge and discharge] and
    monitor over dues to be sent notices.
  • Cover new books, spiral bind when necessary
    and weed tom books for repair.
  • Provide reference services to users and
    maintain reservations.
  • The incumbent will support library users in
    retrieving information resources both in print and electronic formats.
  • Carry out user education and information
    literacy for students and staff.
  • Regularly handle cash relating to charges and
    fines; and collate this with the finance office.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant should hold a Diploma in
    Library and Information Science or equivalent experience.
  • The Library Assistant should be a good team
    player
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Computer literacy i.e. Good IT skills
    including familiarity with Microsoft Office and internet.
How to Apply: 
All
suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send their
applications, curriculum vitae, and copies of academic and professional
certificates to:
Human
Resources and Administration Officer,
Aga
Khan University -School of Nursing Studies Programme,
P.O.
Box 8862, Kampala, Uganda.
Email: hr.ug@aku.edu
Deadline: 19th February 2016

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