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Library Assistant Job in Kenya

The Kenya Public Policy Research and Analysis Institute (KIPPRA) is charged with the mandate of providing quality public policy advice to the Government of Kenya, private sector and other stakeholders in order to contribute to the achievement of national long-term development goals. 

KIPPRA contributes to improved public policy making and implementation process through: Conducting objective public policy research and analysis; informing and providing advice during the policy-making process; building capacity of the Government of Kenya and other partners to absorb, undertake and analyze public policy; strengthening working modalities with the Government of Kenya and other stakeholders. 

Towards meeting the requirements of this mandate and in enhancing institutional capacity, KIPPRA invites applications from qualified candidates to fill the following positions within its establishment. 

Library Assistant
Key Responsibilities
  • Sale and distribution of KIPPRA publication
  • Issuing and loaning of document/indoors and from outdoors
  • Compiling records and processes billing for library services
  • Press cutting and current awareness services
  • Reference services to users
  • Production of photocopies for the library and library users
  • Responsible for binding and repairing all books and periodicals
  • Assisting in Cataloguing, Classification and indexing and Data input into databases
  • Participation in professional groups or networks
  • Perform any other duties as may be required e. g assisting in organizing meetings and workshops
Key Qualifications / Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in Library and Information Science
  • Experience in Cataloguing using various tools
  • At least 2 years’ experience in a busy organization. Experience in academic/ research institutions will be an added advantage
  • Good communication and inter-personal skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Computer skills including the ability to operate computerized library, intranet and internet tools
How to Apply

Applications with a detailed curriculum vitae and copies of certificates / testimonials to be addressed and posted/hand delivered to: 

Executive Director 
Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis 
2nd Floor, Bishops Garden Towers, Bishops Road 
P. O. Box 56445 – 00200 

Telephone: 254 20 4936000/0736 712724 
OR Emailed to: 

The deadline for applications is 8th November 2016 by 5.00 p.m.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted 

KIPPRA is an equal opportunity employer 

Persons with Disability are encouraged to apply

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