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Senior Librarian Job Placement – Law Development Centre (LDC)

 

Job Title:    
Senior Librarian

Organisation: Law Development Centre (LDC)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Head – Library

 

About US:

Law Development
Centre (LDC) will provide legal
education to lawyers and non-lawyers, undertake research in topical legal
issues, contribute to legal reforms, produce legal publications, teaching
materials and law reports, and also provide community legal services.

 

Job Summary: The
Senior Librarian will maintain and update a reference Library that can provide
information to the Centre’s researchers and other authorized stakeholders in
line with strategic objectives of the LDC.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Provide
reference services for users and avail relevant reading material and
information resources to staff and other users as per Library guiding
principles.

·       
Keep
custody of current and non-current soft and hard copies of Research findings
and related documents and Document, Index / classify newly received books and
print materials in the library according to the set standards.

·       
Sorting,
shelving & organizing books & any other reading material on daily basis
in their respective shelves according to classification numbers.

·       
Develop
mechanisms for controlling book loans, over dues and reservations on borrowers’
items and prepare reports according to the library procedures and the Inter
Library Loan Regulations.

·       
Acquire
and select relevant Library reading materials as per the Centre’s guidelines.

·       
Stock
take, weed Library materials & provide security for Library materials in
conformity with the Library Policy. 

·       
Prepare
a plan and financial budget for the library and make orders of required items
in accordance with the Centre’s policy.

·       
Submit
periodic reports to the Head Library on the status of assigned, delegated, and
designated duties.

·       
Supervise
and appraise the performance of subordinate staff.

·       
Performa
any other duties assigned by the Head Library from time to time.

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant must hold a Bachelor’s (Hon) degree in Library and Information
Science.

·       
Postgraduate
Diploma in Library and Information Science.

·       
Master
of Science in Library and Information Science from a recognised University
shall be an added advantage.

·       
At least
four years of work experience in library management in a large institution of
higher learning.

·       
Possess
Computer skills.

·       
Ability
to manage a library and its collections.

·       
Research
and information gathering systems and methods.

·       
Organizational,
analytical, problem solving and decision making skills.

·       
High
degree of proficiency with computer technology and Microsoft office.

·       
Ability
to work independently requiring minimal supervision.

·       
Effective
verbal, written presentation, listening and communication skills.

·       
Excellent
interpersonal (team player/ ability to work cross functionally) skills.

·       
Must be
a person of high integrity.

 

How to Apply:

All candidates should
send their applications clearly indicating campus of choice should be addressed
to The Head, Human Resource & Administration, Law Development Centre, P. O.
Box 7117 Kampala and may be: submitted by email addressed to
aeyena@ldc.ac.ug  OR  hand delivered to the LDC Reception at either
the Kampala Campus or Mbarara Campus. Applicants should attach up-to-date
Curriculum Vitae, certified copies of academic documents and any other relevant
documents that will support their application. For applications by email, applicants
should submit scanned copies of the application and supporting documents.

 

Deadline: 18th September 2020 by 5:00pm

 

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