Librarian- Technical Services Department (Bibliographic Control) Jobs – National Library of Uganda

Organisation: National
Library of Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Principal
Librarian/Head of TSD
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 This Act repealed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.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Deputizing the head of department
  • Selection and ordering information materials
  • Classifying, cataloguing and indexing of information materials of
    the National Library of Uganda
  • The Librarian- Technical Services Department (Bibliographic Control)
    will also be compiling the National Bibliography of Uganda
  • Compile statistics for Legal Deposit
  • Allocating ISBN and ISSN to publishers
  • Ensuring that the processing of information materials of the
    National Library of Uganda is carried out according to the specifications
  • Enforcing the legal deposit Act of the National Library of Uganda
  • Any other duty 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 skills
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
Or E-mail to: /  (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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