Library Assistant job at Soroti University

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Library Assistant job at Soroti University

Vacancy title:
Library Assistant

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Education, and Training , Category: Management ]

Jobs at:

Soroti University

Deadline of this Job:
24 June 2022

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Soroti , East Africa

Date Posted: Tuesday, June 14, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclose


Library Assistant
Department : University Library
Salary Scale : M12 -NTNS
Responsible to : Assistant Librarian
Responsible for : Library Attendant

Purpose of the Job
To assist in providing routine and basic support services in the University Library.

Person Specification
• Diploma in Library Studies or Information Science from a recognized institution.
• Should have good organizational skills and interpersonal relationship skills.
• Computer literacy is an added advantage.

Duties and Responsibilities
• Assists library users in locating required library materials and handles general
• inquiries about Library services.
• Processes loaned and borrowed library materials.
• Sorts, dusts and shelves books and other reading materials.
• Maintains library records and performs security checks.
• Opens and closes the library as stipulated.
• Monitors the security of books, furniture and other assets of the library.
• Assists with Library stock maintenance and presentation including shelf
• arrangement and mounting displays.
• Operates reproduction equipment in the Library including photocopiers and
• scanners.

Key Outputs
• Library users directed and basic inquiries answered.
• Loaning and borrowing of Library materials processed.
• Books and other reading materials sorted, dusted and shelved
• Library records maintained and security checks performed.
• Library opened and closed as scheduled.
• Security of Library resources and other assets monitored.
• Library stock maintenance and presentation supported.
• viii. Reproduction equipment operated.

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

Level of Education: Diploma

Job application procedure
Six (6) copies of a letter of application together with an up-to-date Curriculum vitae, a
photocopy of the National Identity card or Passport biodata page, certified copies of
academic and professional Person Specifications, appointment letters where applicable,
and letters of reference should be addressed to The University Secretary, Soroti
University, P.O Box 211, Soroti Uganda OR sent one (1) PDF file by e-mail to  not later than Friday 24th June 2022, 5:00 PM EAT. All applications
should provide names, addresses, telephone contacts and e-mail addresses of two
referees one of whom should be the previous or current employer or supervisor.
A detailed job advert and description is available on Soroti University website 

1) Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
2) Soroti University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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