Job vacancy Librarian Needed

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Close to Okponglo Ecobank branch, East Legon, Accra, Accra
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WORK AT
BIA Lamplighter College of Education
Job Type
Employee
Job Status
Full Time
Announced
21 September, 2021
Job Title

Librarian Needed

Job Presentation

Overview

BIA Lamplighter College of Education is looking for an experienced and self-motivated Librarian to join our team. As a librarian, you will perform a range of duties such as cataloging library resources, maintaining library records, managing budgets and planning book sales.

For this position, you will have to demonstrate outstanding interpersonal skills, as a great part of your job will involve interacting with the local community including parents, students, and young children. The ideal candidate should also possess in-depth knowledge of library database systems, as well as excellent communication and organizational skills. A librarian is in charge of collecting, organizing, and issuing library resources such as books, films, and audio files. They work in a range of settings including public libraries, schools, and museums. Their duties include issuing resources, cataloging books, and conducting regular audits for suitably qualified goal-oriented and results driven persons with exceptional qualities for appointment to the following positions

Job Functions/ Responsibilities

  • Collect and catalog library resources including books, films, and publications.
  • Help people locate reference and leisure reading materials.
  • Maintain library records and ensure it is updated.
  • Perform regular audits of the information and inventory on file.
  • Educate patrons on how to properly search for information using the library databases.
  • Manage budgeting, planning, and employee activities.
  • Oversee the check-out process for books and other resource materials.
  • Organize and host book sales, author signings, and other reading events.
  • Clarify the use of library amenities and provide information about library policies.
  • Make sure the library meet the needs of precise groups of users including postgraduate students and disabled students.

Qualification Required & Experience

  • Applicant must possess postgraduate degree in a Library and Information related field and must have served as Deputy Librarian in a College of Education
  • Comparable grade in a similar institution for at least four (4) years.
  • High school diploma or equivalent qualification.
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience working in a public library.
  • Excellent IT skills and knowledge of library databases.
  • Outstanding organizational and interpersonal communication skills.ad
Salary
negotiable
Valid Till
27 Sep, 2021


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