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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
offerExploration and Mining Geology plus Petroleum Geosciencescourses at Basic Certificate and Diploma level.
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.
Job Title: Librarian Assistant
Report to: Head of Geology Department
Qualities, Skills and Qualifications:
Posses a certificate or diploma in library and documentation from a accredited institute
Able to mentor and inspire students
Posses training skills
Knowledge of customer care
Knowledge of ms excel and access database
Team player and self motivated
Transparent and trustworthy person
Able to work under high pressure and long hours
Roles and Responsibilities:
Facilitate orientation to staffs and students on library usage
Checkin and checkout library users
Allow library users to only use library materials
To ensure that only qualified library users are allowed to use the library services
Ensure that the library windows and doors are closed at the end of its service
Selecting, developing, cataloging and classifying library resources
Filling the books cards, shelving books and recording daily statistics
library service to library users including responding to inquiries,
educating, creating and inducing books reading behaviors
Assist student in searching book/website references online
Instructing, guiding and inspiring library users on library effective and proper usage
To ensure that the library structure, resources and its environments are always clean, neat and secure
To prepare and keep record of library users.
Design and maintain orientation and library usability material
Participate in curricula reviews and development process
Evaluate, promote the emerging technologies that fosters reading behaviors among library users
copyright, fair use, and licensing of intellectual property, and
assisting users with their understanding and observance of the same
Submit to the supervisor and maintain the improved library usage code
Supervise library staffs/volunteers under his/her command
Prepare and submit to the supervisor a library analytical and substantiated budget proposal
Advice the supervisor on important issues that need college attention
all irregularities in library and its surroundings like theft, student
behaviors, special needs and library code misconduct etc
To prepare submit a library administration report to the Head of Department (Geology) each month
To carry out any other duties as may be assigned by his/her supervisor.
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