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Librarian Assistant Job At Umma University

  • Job Type Full Time
  • Qualification Diploma , KCSE
  • Experience 2 years
  • Location Kajiado
  • Job Field Data Science / Research 

REF:  VA/UU/06/05/2023     


  • Diploma in Library and Information Science
  • At least two (2) years working experience in a library
  • Good administrative and customer care skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office


  • Collect, organize and issue library resources.
  • Cataloging of books.
  • Operationalize E – Library.
  • Library Audits and stocktaking.
  • Assist students, Faculty, staff and administrators in accessing reliable, accurate information through a variety of avenues;
  • Provide information literacy instruction designed to support self-directed, self-sufficient learning in a variety of settings and in a variety of instructional modalities;
  • Assist users on the use of catalogues and retrieval of information from the library collection;
  • Issuing library information materials to and receiving returned library information materials from  the library patrons;
  • Sort publications, books and other literary items and return them to their proper shelves and storage areas;
  • Set up new accounts for patrons;
  • Maintain library equipment in proper working order;
  • Maintain records of new and used items received, issued, stored and returned, and file according to library system;
  • Ensure implementation of library policies;
  • Keep up regular communication with supervisors regarding changes, and seek streamline processes where appropriate;
  • Generate reports on a monthly basis;
  • Open and close library following normal business hours;
  • Secure library equipment;
  • Deal with problem or disruptive patrons, or refer them to the Administration;
  • Ensuring book shelves are tidy;
  • Ensuring library seats are well arranged in their proper reading desks/tables;
  • Work on shift whenever need arises;
  • Any other duties that may be assigned.

Method of Application

Interested applicants are advised to send copies of their academic and professional certificates, certificate of good conduct and addresses of three (3) referees who are conversant with the applicant competence in the area of specialization. All application must be submitted to the address below on or before 4th Aug, 2023.

Applications, clearly marked “Application for the position of __________, must be submitted on or before 4th Aug, 2023 via and should be send to the below address.

Kindly quote the reference number indicated above.

Umma University is an equal opportunity employer. Women, marginalized groups and persons living with disability are encouraged to apply.

The Vice Chancellor,Umma University,

P.O. Box: 713  01100,

Kajiado  KenyaInterested and qualified? Go to Umma University on to apply

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