2 Fresher Librarian Job Placements – Mengo Hospital

Job Title:        Librarian
(2 Job Placements)
Organization: Mengo
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Schools
About US:
Mengo Hospital was
founded in 1897 in Kampala, and is the oldest hospital in Uganda. It currently
serves as an urban community hospital that provides modern medical care. Mengo
Hospital provides comprehensive care including radiology, obstetrics,
dentistry, orthopedics, and surgery. Additionally, Mengo Hospital provides
critical training and education to health professionals through its various
programs in midwifery and nursing, health sciences, and laboratory technology.
Mengo Hospital also has a dedicated research and development team that works to
find new solutions to health issues in Uganda.
Job Summary:  The Librarian will maintain an inviting
learning environment by providing flexible access to the resources at all times
and coordinating with both Tutors and students on search strategies while
promoting the enjoyment of reading. The incumbent will establish possible
opportunities of developing the library services, promote library use and
produce plans for encouraging the use of the library services
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Maintain a friendly and inviting environment for students while in
    the Library.
  • Manage the library facility by providing flexible access to the
    resources at the point of need
  • Provide instruction for students and tutors on search strategies and
    promote enjoyment of reading
  • Coordinate and plan the development of long range/strategic library
    goals and applications
  • Maintain, assist and implement instruction as a resource person to
    tutors and students
  • Collaborate with staff regarding the curriculum development and
  • Maintain an update collection of core medical and nursing books

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Diploma in Library and Information Science
    or any other related field.
  • A minimum of two (2) years of relevant experience in similar roles
    in a reputable organization
  • Desire to meet and serve the library’s user community.
  • Proficient use of IT
  • Strong analytical skills and able to develop new or revised systems,
    procedures, and work flows.
  • Ability to exercise initiative and independent judgment.
  • Knowledge of computers, the internet, and commercially available
    library software.
  • Communication and team working skills.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates with relevant qualifications and experience
should submit their application letters, detailed Curriculum vitae (CV), copies
of academic transcripts, certificates, and valid contacts details (email and
telephone) of three (3) Professional referees electronically by filling a form
on our website at the link below;
Deadline: 2nd August 2019
Please Note:
  • No hand delivered applications will be
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be
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