No Experience Information Scientist Jobs – Ministry of Internal Affairs (Uganda Prisons Service)

Job Title:         Information Scientist
Organisation:  Ministry of Internal Affairs (Uganda Prisons Service)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Ref. No.: HRM 147/286/01
Salary Scale: Uganda
Government Scale U4
Reports to: Senior
Information Scientist
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Tasked with managing the Resource Centre;
Providing users in the Resource Centre with
reader services and deliverables, such as information;
Providing circulation and retrieval services;
Carrying out Resource Centre in house services
of data entry, shelving, cataloguing and indexing materials for easy access;
Participate in collecting user information
requirements and disseminating information appropriately;
In charge of compiling and analyzing user
information from the Directorate;
Maintaining an effective loan system of books
and other reading materials;
Entering existing documents into different
Carrying out technical processing of all documents
Perform any other duties as may be assigned from
time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal candidate should be a Ugandan who
possesses an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Library and Information Science or
any other closely related discipline from a recognized University/Institution.
Age: 21 years and above
How to Apply:
Applications are invited from suitably qualified and interested
Ugandans should fill in the Application Forms/Public Service Form No.3 (2008), download here in triplicate and PSC
Summary Form (one form), download here and send to the Secretary,
Public Service Commission, P.O. Box 7080, Kampala. Uganda
The Application and Summary Forms are also obtainable from the Public
Service Commission Office, 2nd Floor, Farmers House, Parliament Avenue, Kampala
or Ministries/Departments and District Service Commission Offices. The
Application forms should bear the title of the post followed by the Reference
Number specified against the vacancy. The appropriate Advert Title e.g. “PSC
EXTERNAL ADVERT [GRE] NO.3/2017” should be clearly indicated on the top of each
first page of the Application Form No. 3 (2008). Applicants should attach three
sets of photocopies of their certificates and testimonials. Applicants
subsequently shortlisted for oral interviews shall be required to present
certified copies and original of their academic transcripts and certificates at
the time of sitting the Oral Interviews.
Applicants should attach three (3) recent certified passport size
photographs and should apply for a maximum of only two (2) posts clearly
indicating the first and second choice against the post applied for.
Deadline: 5th
December 2017
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