Assistant Librarian wanted ASAP: Salary R11 000 – R12 000 Per Month


Assistant Librarian wanted ASAP: Salary R11 000 – R12 000 Per Month
Vacancy Details
Employer: Kempston Recruitment

Duties and Responsibilities:

User Education
Trains students on how to use library databases continuously to enable them to research and access information required

Contributes to bi-annual and walk-in presentations as joint presenter for Student Information Literacy sessions

Librarian Suppor
Drives The Independent Institute of Education library policies and procedures and ensures adherence to policies

Supports the Librarian in training the Library Student Assistants

Assistant Librarian

Library Administration

Assists students and lecturers with research

Provides guidance to students on academic writing


Monitor the performance of all functions of library automated library systems

Updates new books on the Sirsi Dynix to ensure accurate record keeping

Highlights the relevant journal articles, newspapers received

Co-ordinates day to day book loans of students and lecturers

Facilitates inter-library loans to enable availability of resources to support students and lecturer

Library Resources Marketing

Designs posters and library packs to market library resources on the campus

Arranges monthly displays according to the calendar set out by the National Librarian and the Student Relations Manager

Promotes library resources

Markets teaching and learning resources to lecturer

Presents information about teaching and learning resources and information sessions

Required Skills
communication : 1 to 2 years
time management : 1 to 2 years
Candidate Requirements

Advanced Diploma/ Bachelor’s Degree in Library and Information Science.
Must have professional registration with LIASA
Minimum 1-year experience as an assistant librarian in a small to medium sized facility within an education environment
Interpersonal and communications skills

Problem solving skills

Best suited to a friendly, organised person who works accurately and is able to handle pressure

Time management skills

Digital literacy skills

Apply before Friday, March 29, 2019 – 6 Days left
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Source: careers24

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