Fresher Assistant Librarian (Bibliographic Control) Jobs – National Library of Uganda

Organisation: National Library of Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Principal Librarian/Head Technical Services Department
Salary Scale:U4-Lower (5,664,943– 7,185,869 p.a)
The National Library of Uganda was established by the National Library Act, 2003. This Act repealed the Public Libraries Act, 1964 which had established the Public Libraries Board. The Board had been charged with the responsibility of establishing, equipping, managing and maintaining libraries in Uganda. Following the enactment of the Local Governments Act, 1997, this responsibility was decentralized to the local governments.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • The Assistant Librarian (Bibliographic Control) will be tasked with sorting and accessioning information materials acquired through Legal Deposit
  • Stamping prior to classification and cataloguing of Legal Deposit materials
  • Data entry into the databases
  • Responsible for packing and recording book donations before they are dispatched to IRS
  • Compiling statistics of book distribution
  • Assist in collecting of legal deposit materials from various publishers
  • Charging and discharging of library and information materials
  • Perform any other duty as assigned

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·         The applicant must hold a Diploma in Library and Information Science
·         One year of working experience in a library

All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send their applications, enclosing an updated curriculum vitae, photocopies of academic certificates, academic transcripts, and evidence of seniority and naming three referees, one of whom should be library and information professional should be addressed to:
The Chairperson National Library Board,
Or E-mail to: admin@nlu.go.ug / gkmulindwa@nlu.go.ug  (Applications submitted electronically must be followed by a telephone call at +256 414 233633 to ensure that they have been received.)
                                    



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