Africa International University Library Assistant Interns Job

Apply by April 17
Apply by April 17

Vacancy Codes (Lib Asst 24-1)

Job Purpose:

This position holders will undertake responsibilities encompassing various facets of library services, ensuring their seamless execution and support.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Provide circulation desk services.
  • Sort books, publications, and other items according to established procedures and return them to shelves, files, or other designated storage areas.
  • Instruct patrons how to access and use library resources.
  • Locate library materials for patrons, including books, periodicals, and articles.
  • Perform user education and orientation for library users, including preparing library guides and promotional materials and assisting patrons in locating library materials.
  • Perform collection maintenance activities including inventory, weeding and minor repairs of damaged information materials.
  • Sort and shelve information materials according to the classification scheme in use to ensure ease of retrieval by users, including shelve reading.
  • Participate in the processing of new library materials as assigned.
  • Undertake any other duty as may be required.

Minimum Academic Qualifications and Experience:

  • A Bachelor’s degree or a diploma in Library Science or related field.
  • Must be conversant with library management systems (preferably KOHA).
  • Must be computer literate and proficient in Microsoft Office Tools.
  • Must be conversant with LC Classification system.

Skills and Abilities

  • Interpersonal and exemplary communication skills.
  • Must be proactive, self-driven and goal oriented.
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision.
  • Must be computer literate.

How To Apply

Applications should be emailed to ensuring the vacancy code is in the subject line. The applicant should attach, a cover letterdetailed resumecopies of academic credentials, and duly filled job application form. 

The deadline for application is 17th April 2024 at midnight.