Fresher Librarian Career Jobs – Parliamentary Commission

Job Title:    Librarian
Organisation: Parliamentary
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Senior Librarian
About US:
The Parliamentary Commission of Uganda serves the following functions;
Appoint, promote and exercise disciplinary
control over persons holding public office in Parliament;
Review the terms and conditions of service,
standing orders, training and qualifications of persons holding office in
Provide a Parliamentary reporting service;
Provide such other staff and facilities as are
required to ensure efficient functioning of the Parliament;
To cause to be prepared in each financial year,
estimates of revenue and expenditure for the next financial year; and
Make recommendations to Parliament, or with the
approval of Parliament, determine the allowances payable and privileges
available to the Speaker and Members of Parliament.
Job Summary: The Librarian
will carry out content management, cataloguing, indexing, abstracting and
metadata of the Library’s print and online resources, updating the integrated
library system (ILS) and monitoring of the systems for upgrade
Key Duties and
The incumbent will catalogue, index, classify
and abstract ali materials using a standard bibliographic utility, ILS (Koha),
classification scheme (DDC), etc
Responsible for the library systems’ upgrade and
implementation, backups, client trouble shooting and monitor the ILS server
The Librarian will manage the processing of and
access to electronic resources (Subscription to e-resources and electronic
library using Dspace)
The incumbent will also coordinate with other
sections in order to upload/update and edit information on the Intranet and
parliamentary website.
Maintain integrity of the library databases by
distributing and performing database maintenance tasks and improve, establish
and document all cataloguing policies and procedures as they relate to format
types, collections and general practice.
Provide library support services as and when
Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant for the Librarian vacancy must
hold an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Library and Information Science or
Information Science from a recognized University/Institution
Extensive knowledge of library tools, systems
and resources in legislative libraries.
Comprehensive knowledge of metadata standards,
communication standards, and classification systems.
Ability to manage and use an integrated library
Systems e.g. Koha, and Dspace
Proficiency in computer applications, including
database systems packages, Windows packages and Internet.
Excellent communication, interpersonal, custom
care skills and , teamwork
Age: 21 years and above
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified Ugandans are encouraged to send updated
Curriculum Vitae (CV) stating two referees; and certified copies of their
academic certificates and transcripts. The applications should be addressed to
the Secretary, Parliamentary Commission and posted to P.O. Box 7178 Kampala; or
hand delivered to the Parliamentary Registry – Parliament Buildings, Room 112,
1st Floor, South Wing; Parliament of Uganda.
Deadline: Friday 2nd December,
2016 by 5:00pm
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