Librarian- Information, Research & Extension Services Jobs – National Library of Uganda

Organisation: National
Library of Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Salary Scale:
U4-Lower (7,216,087 – 9,582,418 p.a)
About US:
The National Library
of Uganda was established by the National Library Act, 2003. This Act repealed
the Public Libraries Act, 1964 which had established the Public Libraries
Board. The Board had been charged with the responsibility of establishing,
equipping, managing and maintaining libraries in Uganda. Following the
enactment of the Local Governments Act, 1997, this responsibility was
decentralized to the local governments.
Job Summary: The
Librarian- Information, Research & Extension Services will be tasked with
the establishment of  possible
opportunities of developing library services, promote libraries, and produce
plans for developing library services.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Conduct research through the internet for possible areas for pilot
    projects
  • Write Project proposals following guidelines by donor organizations
    discovered from the Internet and from NGO’s.
  • Produce publicity and promotional materials in form of fliers,
    newspaper articles, etc. for creating library awareness and promote use of
    the library.
  • Organize workshops for identified target groups for sensitization
    about library services and improvement of staff skills.
  • Visit operating public libraries to evaluate performance, and
    establish problems and management gaps that can be handled by NLU and
    report back to management to decide on action to be taken.
  • Give advice and guidance to those running public and community
    libraries.
  • Perform any other duty as assigned


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor of Library and Information
    Science (BLIS) from a recognized institution
  • At least three years of experience in a reputable Library service.
  • Computer literacy
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send their applications,
enclosing an updated curriculum vitae, photocopies of academic certificates,
academic transcripts, and evidence of seniority and naming three referees, one
of whom should be library and information professional should be addressed to:
The Chairperson
National Library Board,
P.O. Box 4262
Kampala
Or E-mail to: admin@nlu.go.ug / gkmulindwa@nlu.go.ug  (Applications
submitted electronically must be followed by a telephone call at +256 414
233633 to ensure that they have been received.)
Deadline: 25th May 2018
             
                      
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