PURPOSE OF THE JOB:
To administer and perform all library information related systems and services such as selecting, acquiring, cataloguing, classifying, circulating, and maintaining library materials; and furnishing reference, bibliographical, and readers’ advisory services.
Undertaking overall administration and management of library system and ensuring that the Institute is well supplied with appropriate books. The Librarian Assistant will in addition be responsible for management of the record system of the Institute.
Developing and managing convenient, accessible library and information services
Library policies and procedures
Establishing and implementing library and information policies and procedures
Maintaining inventories, compiling statistics and generating reports as required
Anticipating stakeholder’s needs and trends, and ensure library services are used as much as possible
Promotion of library use
Promoting the use of the library through displays and other library tools
Dealing with enquiries and assisting library users in accessing ICT and other resources. Prompt response to daily queries by customers.
Search standard reference materials, including on-line sources and the Internet, in order to answer patrons’ reference questions.
Determine needed information
Analyze patrons’ requests to determine needed information, and assist in furnishing or locating that information
Checking in/out library resources
Check books and other resources in and out of the library
Keep records of circulation and library materials
Supervising registry personnel and ensuring that mail circulation internally and externally is efficient and effective.
Overseeing the security of the Library
Secure books, computers and materials belonging to the Library.
- Full Grade 12 School Certificate;
- Diploma in Library and information studies
Three years of work experience
SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES
- Knowledge of operating the electronic library system;
- Good computer operating skills
- Good communication skills;
- Good interpersonal relation skills;
- Analytical and problems solving skills;
- Ability to analyze clients’ complaints and offer solutions
- Possesses higher personal integrity and ethical behavior
- Creativity and resourcefulness in problems solving
A competitive compensation package commensurate with qualifications and experience awaits the successful candidate. Interested candidates should submit a motivation letter and curriculum vitae to the address below.
The Chief Executive Officer,
Zambia Institute of Chartered Accountants,
Plot 2374/a Thabo Mbeki Road
Po Box 32005,
“EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER”
Closing date for receiving application is 7th August, 2018