Librarian job at Uganda National Institute of Teacher Education
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Vacancy title:
Librarian

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Education, and Training , Category: Admin & Office ]

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Uganda National Institute of Teacher Education

Deadline of this Job:
Friday, July 12 2024 

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala, East Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Monday, July 01 2024, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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JOB DETAILS:
The National Teacher Policy (2019) recommended the establishment of the Uganda National Institute for Teacher Education (UNITE) as a Public Other Degree Awarding Institution (ODAI) to address issues affecting the teaching profession and quality of education in Uganda.

The First Lady and Minister of Education and Sports appointed an Interim Management Committee to operationalize UNITE.

To this effect, the UNITE Interim Management Committee wishes to recruit skeleton staff to kick start the operationalization of UNITE and therefore invites suitably qualified and experienced individuals to apply for the following positions on contract terms.

Job Title : Librarian (1)
Salary Scale : UN 6.1
Reports to : Senior Librarian
Responsible for : Assistant Librarian
Contract Period : Six (6) Months
Duty Station : Kampala

Job Purpose
To manage and maintain cataloguing and classification of library materials in an accessible form for end users.

Duties and Responsibilities
1. Cataloguing and classifying library materials in accordance with set standards;
2. Compiling bibliographies to enable end users access information easily;
3. Checking the filing of catalogue cards;
4. Carrying out re-cataloguing and re-classification of reading materials;
5. Processing Library materials for selection and acquisition;
6. Supporting the training of students using Library resources;
7. Implementing systems and procedures to facilitate easy use of library resources;
8. Enforcing policies, regulations and procedures governing the use of Library resources;
9. Compiling data for update of the library inventory; and
10. Supervising, mentoring, counseling and appraising lower-level Library staff.

Person Specifications Qualifications
Should have an Honor’s Bachelor’s Degree in either Library and Information Science or Records and Archives Management from a recognized University or Institution and a Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science and on a PhD track from a recognized University or institution.

Work Experience
At least three (3) years working experience at Assistant Librarian level from a reputable institution

Competencies Technical
Records management; Knowledge of library management practices; Planning, organizing and coordinating; Information communication technology; and Management of Organizational Environment.

Behavioural
Team work; Accountability; Ethics and Integrity; Communicating effectively; and Networking

Work Hours: 8


Experience in Months: 36

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
All applications should be accompanied with the following:
i) Certified photocopies of all Academic and Professional Certificates and
Transcripts;
ii) A curriculum Vitae;
iii) Three (3) Reference letters (Professional, Personal and Academic)
iv) A recent coloured passport size photograph; and
v) A copy of the National Identity Card

Eligible female candidates are encouraged to apply. Only short-listed applicants shall be contacted for the interview and final selection process. All applications should be addressed and hand delivered to:

The Institute Secretary Designate
Uganda National Institute of Teacher Education Kitikifumba-Shimoni, Kira Municipality P.O. Box 7112, Kampala.

The deadline for submission Friday 12th July, 2024, 5:00pm East African Standard Time.


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Job Info
Job Category: Administrative jobs in Uganda
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Friday, July 12 2024
Duty Station: Kampala
Posted: 01-07-2024
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 01-07-2024
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 01-07-2077
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