Saturday, September 19, 2015

Nafasi ya Kazi Shinyanga - LIbrarian

Earth Sciences Institute of Shinyanga (ESIS) is a Private Technical Institute licensed by the National Council for Technical Education of Tanzania (NACTE) with Reg. No REG/EOS/041 to offer Exploration and Mining Geology plus Petroleum Geosciences courses at Basic Certificate and Diploma level.
ESIS’s head office is located at Ndala in Shinyanga Municipality while classes and dormitories are currently located within the mining premises of Williamson Diamond Limited in Mwadui Shinyanga.
  1. Job Title: Librarian Assistant
  2. Department: Geology
  3. Report to: Head of Geology Department

Qualities, Skills and Qualifications:

  1. Posses a certificate or diploma in library and documentation from a accredited institute
  2. Able to mentor and inspire students
  3. Posses training skills
  4. Knowledge of customer care
  5. Knowledge of ms excel and access database
  6. Team player and self motivated
  7. Transparent and trustworthy person
  8. Able to work under high pressure and long hours

Roles and Responsibilities:

  1. Facilitate orientation to staffs and students on library usage
  2. Checkin and checkout library users
  3. Allow library users to only use library materials
  4. To ensure that only qualified library users are allowed to use the library services
  5. Ensure that the library windows and doors are closed at the end of its service
  6. Selecting, developing, cataloging and classifying library resources
  7. Filling the books cards, shelving books and recording daily statistics
  8. Providing library service to library users including responding to inquiries, educating, creating and inducing books reading behaviors
  9. Assist student in searching book/website references online
  10. Instructing, guiding and inspiring library users on library effective and proper usage
  11. To ensure that the library structure, resources and its environments are always clean, neat and secure 
  12. To prepare and keep record of library users. 
  13. Design and maintain orientation and library usability material
  14. Participate in curricula reviews and development process
  15. Evaluate, promote the emerging technologies that fosters reading behaviors among library users
  16. Understanding copyright, fair use, and licensing of intellectual property, and assisting users with their understanding and observance of the same
  17. Submit to the supervisor and maintain the improved library usage code
  18. Supervise library staffs/volunteers under his/her command
  19. Prepare and submit to the supervisor a library analytical and substantiated budget proposal
  20. Advice the supervisor on important issues that need college attention
  21. Report all irregularities in library and its surroundings like theft, student behaviors, special needs and library code misconduct etc
  22. To prepare submit a library administration report to the Head of Department (Geology) each month
  23. To carry out any other duties as may be assigned by his/her supervisor. 

Application Instructions

Submit the following:
  1. Application letter,
  2. updated CV
  3. certified copy of your certificate/diploma
The Principal
Earth Sciences Institute of Shinyanga (ESIS)
Ndala, Shinyanga: Plot No. 91, Block HH
P.O. Box 1016, Shinyanga
Apply online Website:
Send via Email: info[at] (Please replace [at] with @)


The post carries attractive remuneration and fringe benefits, according to  ESIS’s Scheme of Service.

Application Deadline:

Friday, the 25th of September 2015 at 17:00pm

To learn more about us please visit us at:
Postal Address: P.O. Box 1016, Shinyanga
Tel: + 255 28 2762854, +255785163274/ +255769426401
Email: info[at] (Please replace [at] with @)

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