Monday, January 20, 2020

Job Opportunity at School of St. Jude, Library Assistant

Job Description

Ref: TSOSJ/HR/ACDM/SS/04/2020

Position: Library Assistant

Duty Stations: Usa River – Arusha, Tanzania.

Reporting To: Acting Deputy Headmaster – Academics.

Working relationships: All academic & business teams.

Key Responsibilities & Tasks

  • To be responsible for library security and the safety and that library property is not lost or stolen.
  • Opening and closing the Library.
  • Bell ringing and time keeping.
  • Good behaviour of self and fellow Employees.
  • To assist in making certain that students follow the Library Rules
  • To correctly manage circulation procedures, including borrowing and returning of books.
  • To manage overdue payments using the library software programs correctly and submitting them on time.
  • To correctly enter cataloguing data into the library software program.
  • To assist with library acquisition procedures.
  • To conduct basic library instruction to groups or individuals.
  • To carry out collection maintenance procedures, including covering and reinforcing new books with relevant materials, processing non book materials, and repairing worn or damaged items as required.
  • To shelve items in accurate Dewey decimal classification and /or alphabetical order, to complete regular shelf checking.
  • To maintain the textbook storerooms and keep them tidy at all times.
  • To assist keeping the Library clean and tidy.
  • To undertake any other duties that may be reasonably assigned by the immediate supervisor, Academic Leaders, Manager, Directors and the Employer.

Other Duties

  • Periodically suggest improvements to the department’s procedure and submit to your supervisor for approval.
  • Participate and support fellow staff in school mission related activities such as all School Celebration Days throughout the year.
  • Participate in student selection process, in particular working after hours on rest days and public holidays up to 20 Saturdays per annum.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by Head of Department, Manager and Deputy Director and the Employer.

Qualification, Skills and Attributes

  • Certificate or Diploma qualifications in Library.
  • Proficient in English language.
  • A library qualification and/or previous library experience.
  • Confidence, strength and ability to manage secondary school students.
  • Other Relevant Information :Travel between campuses will be required.

How To Apply

Interested Candidates for this job are kindly requested to send their CV accompanied by a Cover Letter to Applications should be sent by 24th January 2020. SUBJECT LINE MUST INCLUDE THE REFERENCE NUMBER.

Employment Opportunity

Ref: TSOSJ/HR/ACDM/SS/04/2020

Position: Library Assistant

Duty Stations: Usa River – Arusha, Tanzania.



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