Library Assistant at School of St Jude

By | January 21, 2020

Position: Library Assistant
Ref: TSOSJ/HR/ACDM/SS/04/2020
Duty Stations: Usa River – Arusha, Tanzania

Job Summary
Assist with library management and procedures.
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 recruitment@schoolofstjude.co.tz Applications should be sent by 24th January 2020. SUBJECT LINE MUST INCLUDE THE REFERENCE NUMBER.

ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED
Other Recruitment Information : ORIGINAL EDUCATION CERTIFICATES MUST BE PRESENTED DURING THE INTERVIEW FOR SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES.

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