University Librarian

  • Full Time
  • Kabwe, Zambia
  • Applications have closed
  • Salary: -

Mulungushi University

MULUNGUSHI UNIVERSITY

Pursuing the frontiers of knowledge

EMPLOYMENT OFFERED

In the quest to meet national and global human resource needs in a Responsible, Accountable, Relevant, and Ethical (RARE) way. Mulungushi University has set itself on a firm expansion trajectory. Arising from that, the following positions have fallen vacant:

Mulungushi University is thus inviting qualified and sufficiently motivated individuals to apply for the following vacant positions:-

1.0 VICE-CHANCELLOR’S OFFICE

1.1 UNIVERSITY LIBRARIAN (01)

JOB PURPOSE:

Responsible for effective management of the University Library in order to support teaching, learning, research ard consultancy in the University.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Under the direction of the Vice Chancellor: the University Librarian shall be responsible for;
  • Superintendirg over the general operations of the University Libraries and ensuring professional and ethical standards
  • Ensuring efficient running and coordination of library functions in order to ensure timely availability of materials for teaching and research
  • Formulating and implementing a strong programme of public services to facilitate access to library information services
  • Examining bcxjk reviews, publishers’ catalogues and other information sources for purposes of recommending materials for acquisition
  • Preparing ane administering staff end budget resources in order to maintain efficient and flexible operations
  • Conduct regular research to ascertain readers’ changing needs and publisher’s announcements and catalogs
  • Plan and supervise the acquisition, classification, cataloguing, sheiving and circulation of library’ materials and maintain records concerning their use, return and related matters
  • Efficient and effective management and development of infcrmaüon/communication technology services within the library and other information networks
  • Training and assisting library users in the use of electronic and print research resources and tools
  • Prepare and submit the Annual Report of the operation of the University libraries to the Vice Chancellor
  • Carry out any such tasks and assignment as may be delegated by the Vice Chancellor

QUALIFICATIONS AND PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

  • Must have a full Grade Twelve (12) School Certificate with at least 5 Credits that must include English Language
  • Must have a Bachelor of Library Studies or Information Science
  • Must have a Postgraduate degree in Library Studies or In-ormation Science
  • Must have a minimum of 5 years practical experience in an academic library at senior management level
  • Must be computer literate and experienced in automated library management systems
  • Must have personal and professional integrity and a demonstrable distinguished track record of successful senior management experience in higher education and/or a relevant professional field
  • Must not be less than 35 years of age
  • Must have high level skills in both oral and written presentations
  • Must be emotionally stable and able to balance the requirements of different stakeholders of the University
  • Must have good interpersonal skills
  • Integrity, honesty, ethical values, professional conduct and soberness of character are mandatory requirements

Interested persons should send their applications including their Grade 12 Certificate, Professional Certificate. National Registration Card and a reference letter tram former employers to:

The Registrar

Mulungushi University

P O Box 80415

KABWE

Telephone: 05-228004

Fax: 05-228003

The closing date for receipt of application letters is 16th June, 2020.

Mulungushi University is an equal opportunity employer and all are encouraged to apply

Important Note: Offers of employment or job openings with requests for payment or fees should be treated with extreme caution, viewed as potentially fraudulent and reported immediately.

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